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The Provisional Congress of the Confederate States is sitting in Montgomery, Alabama

Howell Cobb, detail
02/09/1861 to 03/15/1861
Following the passage of the new constitution, the Convention of Seceding States which had been meeting at the State House in Montgomery, Alabama since February 4, 1861, swore itself in as the Provisional Congress of the Confederate States of America. Howell Cobb of Georgia remained in the chair as "president of the Congress." This provisional session lasted till March 16, 1861. (By John Osborne)
Source Citation: 
Journal of the Congress of the Confederate States of America, 1861-1865, Volume 1 (Washington DC: Government Printing Office, 1904), 5-158.

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