Historical Facts

Historical Facts Surrounding the War for Southern Independence

This page contains links to information about South Carolina and the Confederate States of America. This information concerns social, political or cultural issues of the 1860's. By understanding what has happening in society at that time, we can better put all of the history of the War for Southern Independence into context.

South Carolina Secession

  • Did South Carolina Invent Secession?
  • South Carolina Ordinance of Secession

    The Government of the Confederate States of America

  • Flags of the Confederacy
  • The Great Seal of the Confederacy


  • Emancipation Proclamation: Freedom or Fraud?
  • Slavery Fact Sheet


  • Abraham Lincoln: Deliverer or Dictator?


  • The Red Shirt
  • Communism and Reconstruction