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In Alabama, voting underway to elect delegates to the state's secession convention

Alabama, 1857, zoomable map
01/04/1861
The election of delegates to Alabama's Secession convention took place on December 24, 1860.  The one hundred delegates elected convened on January 7, 1861 and four days later voted 61-39 to take Alabama out of the Union.  (By John Osborne)  

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