Alabama became the fourth state to secede from the Union during the Civil War on January 11, 1861. Several days later, they joined the Confederate States of America. Montgomery, Alabama, became the capital for the Confederate States of America.
Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
A scriptural name signifying burden
Jno M Amos in household of Jno Green, "United States Census, 1860"
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