The Capitals of the Confederacy: A History

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Overview
The Confederate States of America boasted five capital cities in four years. The center of the Confederate government moved from one Southern city to another, including Montgomery, Richmond, Danville, Greensboro and Charlotte. From the heady early days of the new country to the dismal last hours of a transient government, each city played a role in the Confederate story. While some of these sites are commemorated with impressive monuments and museums, others offer scant evidence of their importance in Civil War history. Join award-winning historian Michael C. Hardy as he recounts the harrowing history of the capitals of the Confederacy.
Details
ISBN: 9781626198876
Format: Paperback
Publisher: The History Press
Date:
State: North Carolina
Series: Civil War
Images: 37
Pages: 128
Dimensions: 6 (w) x 9 (h)
Author
Michael Hardy is a historian and author who has written an array of articles, blog posts and over eighteen books, including Civil War Charlotte, North Carolina in the Civil War and Watauga County, North Carolina in the Civil War. Hardy was awarded the 2010 Historian of the Year award by the North Carolina Society of Historians.