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Timothy B. Smith

Print publication date: 2010

Print ISBN-13: 9781604734294

Published to University Press of Mississippi: March 2014

DOI: 10.14325/mississippi/9781604734294.001.0001

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“Then Go Down into Egypt While Herod Reigns in Judea”

“Then Go Down into Egypt While Herod Reigns in Judea”

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(p.10) (p.11) Chapter One “Then Go Down into Egypt While Herod Reigns in Judea”
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Mississippi in the Civil War
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Timothy B. Smith

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University Press of Mississippi
DOI:10.14325/mississippi/9781604734294.003.0002

This chapter deals with the secession convention, examining both the act of secession itself and what went on after the state seceded. The convention remained in session for several weeks after the initial act of secession and even returned for a short time in March 1861. The chapter highlights the postsecession work of establishing a system to handle this newly declared independence.

Keywords:   secession convention, hub, Mississippi, independence

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