The Campaigns and Battles of General Nathan Bedford Forrest:

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The Confederate States began taking over the forts on their land from the federal soldiers. Cole, The Irrepressible Conflict, 1850–1865 ( "History of American Life" series, Vol. The "Black Republican party" could overwhelm conservative Yankees. February 9,1861..the seceded southern states form the Confederation appointing former Federal army officer Jefferson Davis of Kentucky as their President. They wanted to claim the fort as their own, and they succeeded in doing so.

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