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A House Divided
Posted at 04:20 PM ET, 03/04/2011

Tweeting the Civil War: Lincoln is inaugurated

The Washington Post is tweeting the Civil War, in the words of the people who lived it -- from journals, letters, official records and newspapers of the day. Follow us.

Twitter recap from week one: Showdown in Charleston

Week two: S.C. teeters on the brink of secession

Week three: S.C. secedes

Week four: Anderson moves men to Ft. Sumter

Week five: Gov. Pickens forbids reinforcements to Fort Sumter

Week six: Mississippi, Florida and Alabama secede from the Union

Week seven: Lt. Slemmer refuses demands to surrender Fort Pickens

Week eight : Louisiana becomes the sixth state to secede

Week nine: Peace Conference opens in D.C.

Week ten: Jefferson Davis is elected C.S.A president

Week eleven: Confederate Congress assumes control of Southern troops in Charleston Harbor

Week twelve: Assassination conspiracy against Lincoln is discovered

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Categories:  A House Divided, Tweeting the war

 
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