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This Day in Georgia Civil War History

February 14, 1863

Text of Proposed Secession Amendment Published

On February 8, Confederate Senator Herschel Johnson had proposed an amendment to the Confederate Constitution, allowing any state to secede peaceably if they chose to do so. On this day the Southern Confederacy of Atlanta printed the text of his proposed amendment.

Image of Text of Proposed Secession Amendment Published Southern Confederacy
Digital Library of Georgia
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