All eleven states of the states that seceded from the Union were slave states.

States’ rights were often cited as cause for war; however, the states’ rights issue was founded on the basis of slavery. Southern states feared admitting newly formed territories as Free states, and as such, would change the balance of power in the US Congress.

Another premise was that white men should be free from government intruding on their personal liberties. However in 1862, it was the Confederate states that were first to enact a military draft.

They exempted white men from serving who owned 20 slaves or more. This infringed on the very liberties proclaimed as state’s rights. This meant that poor white southerners were required to fight for the wealthy owners of large plantations.

Andersonville Prison - Camp Sumter Civil War history mug.
Andersonville Prison – Camp Sumter

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Lewis Armistead Civil War History Mug
Armistead, Lewis – Civil War

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Lewis Armistead, Gettysburg officer, history mug.
Armistead, Lewis – Gettysburg

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Pierre Beauregard Civil War history mug.
Beauregard, Pierre – Civil War

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Judah Benjamin Civil War Confederate history mug.
Benjamin, Judah – Civil War

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John Bowen Civil War Confederate Army history mug.
Bowen, John – Civil War

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Braxton Bragg Civil War history mug.
Bragg, Braxton – Civil War

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John Breckinridge Civil War Confederate Army & Navy history mug.
Breckinridge, John – Civil War

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John C. Breckinridge Civil War history mug.
Breckinridge, John C. – C.S.A. Secretary of War

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Patrick Cleburne Civil War history mug.
Cleburne, Patrick – Civil War

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John Wesley Culp Civil War Confederate Army history mug.
Culp, John Wesley – Civil War

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Jefferson Davis, C.S.A. President, Civil War history mug.
Davis, Jefferson – C.S.A. President

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Jubal Early Civil War history mug.
Early, Jubal – Civil War

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Richard Ewell, Civil War Confederate Army biographical history mug.
Ewell, Richard – Gettysburg

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Nathan Bedford Forrest Civil War history mug.
Forrest, Nathan Bedford – Civil War

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Robert Garnett, Civil War Confederate Army history mug.
Garnett, Robert – Civil War

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John B. Gordon Civil War history mug.
Gordon, John B. – Civil War

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Wade Hampton Civil War history mug.
Hampton, Wade – Civil War

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Roger Hanson Civil War Confederate Army & Navy history mug.
Hanson, Roger – Civil War

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William Hardee Civil War history mug.
Hardee, William – Civil War

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Henry Thomas Harrison Civil War history mug.
Harrison, Henry T. – Civil War

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Benjamin Helm Civil War Confederate Army & Navy history mug.
Helm, Benjamin – Civil War

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Ambrose Powell Hill Civil War history mug.
Hill, Ambrose Powell – Civil War

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Daniel Harvey Hill Civil War history mug.
Hill, Daniel Harvey – Civil War

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John Bell Hood Civil War history mug.
Hood, John Bell – Civil War

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Stonewall Jackson Civil War history mug.
Jackson, Stonewall – Civil War

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Albert Sidney Johnston Civil War history mug.
Johnston, Albert Sidney – Civil War

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Joseph Johnston Civil War history mug.
Johnston, Joseph – Civil War

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Robert E. Lee Civil War Confederate Army history mug.
Lee, Robert E. – Civil War

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James Longstreet Civil War history mug.
Longstreet, James – Civil War

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John B. Magruder Civil War history mug.
Magruder, John B. – Civil War

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William Mahone Civil War history mug.
Mahone, William – Civil War

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Matthew Maury Civil War history mug.
Maury, Matthew – Civil War

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John McCausland Civil War history mug.
McCausland, John – Civil War

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John Hunt Morgan Civil War history mug.
Morgan, John Hunt – Civil War

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John S. Mosby Civil War history mug.
Mosby, John S. – Civil War

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Richard Lucian Page Civil War history mug.
Page, Richard Lucian – Civil War

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John Pemberton Civil War Confederate Army history mug.
Pemberton, John – Civil War

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George Pickett Civil War history mug.
Pickett, George – Civil War

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William Quantrill Civil War history mug.
Quantrill, William – Civil War

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Edmund Ruffin Civil War history mug.
Ruffin, Edmund – Civil War

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Edmund Kirby Smith Civil War Confederate Army & Navy history mug.
Smith, Edmund Kirby – Civil War

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Jeb Stuart Civil War history mug.
Stuart, Jeb – Civil War

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Sally Louisa Tompkins, Civil War Confederate Army history mug.
Tompkins, Sally – Civil War

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Heinrich Wirz Civil War history mug.
Wirz, Heinrich H. – Civil War

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