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The first seven were South Carolina, Louisiana, Mississippi, Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Texas.

After the firing on Fort Sumter, and Lincoln's appeal for volunteer troops, four states of the Upper South joined them - North Carolina, Virginia, Tennessee, Arkansas.

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