Where is the confederate state capital today?
As the Confederate States of America is no longer a viable political entity and was conquered by the US, it no longer has a capital.
* St. Stephens was the Capital of the Territory of Alabama in 1817. * Huntsville was the State Capital in 1819. * Cahawba was the State Capital in 1820. * Tuscaloosa was the State Capital in 1826. * Montgomery became the State Capital in 1846 and * Montgomery was the Confederate State Capital in 1861.
Until the secession of Virginia declared on April 17,1861, the Confederate capital city was Montgomery, Alabama. Thereafter, on May 29, 1861 the Confederate Congress decided to transfer the capital from Montgomery to Richmond to honor the State that gave birth to Washington, Jefferson and Patrick Henry.
What is the capital city of the east central states was also a capital of the confederate states of America?
Missouri became a state in 1820. Prior to that, the capital of the Missouri Territory was St. Louis, MO. When Missouri became a state, the capital was moved to St. Charles, MO. In 1826, Jefferson City became the capital of Missouri. During the Civil War, the Confederate capital of Missouri was re-located to Marshall, TX.
Because, after the State of Virginia seceded on April 17, 1861, the Confederate Congress decided to transfer the Capital of the Confederacy from Montgomery to Richmond, Virginia's capital, to pay homage to the most illustrious Republic of the South, which became the symbol of the southern will to achieve its independence.
Montgomery, Alabama was the capital from February 1861 until May 1861. Jefferson Davis, the president of the Confederate States of America, moved the Confederate government to Richmond, Virginia in large part due to the heat and mosquitoes that were common during the Alabama summers. Once Virginia seceded from the Union and joined the Confederate States of America, the Confederate government moved to Richmond, Virginia. The last Confederate capital was Danville, Virginia.