The Comet Strikes – Pt. 2: The Virginia Secession Convention, spring, 1861 by Jim Surkamp

35,312 words https://web.archive.org/web/20130511081923/https://civilwarscholars.com/2011/11/the-comet-strikes-pt-2-the-virginia-secession-convention-spring-1861/ INTRODUCTION This is where things fell apart. And Sumter. More than one historian has called the conclusion of the Virginia Secession Convention in April, 1861 the most fateful moment in American history. What a story. This is … Continue reading The Comet Strikes – Pt. 2: The Virginia Secession Convention, spring, 1861 by Jim Surkamp