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This Day in Georgia Civil War History

February 09, 1861

Alexander Stephens Chosen as Confederate Vice-President

While both Howell Cobb and Robert Toombs received consideration, on this day the Convention of Seceded States chose Jefferson Davis of Mississippi as President of the Confederate States of America, with Georgian Alexander Stephens as the Vice-President.