Important Documents from the US Civil War

Inaugural Addresses

Abraham Lincoln First Inaugural Address
Abraham Lincoln Second Inaugural Address

Southern Secession Declarations

Alabama - Ordinance of Secession
Arkansas - Ordinance of Secession
Florida Ordinance-of-Secession
Georgia - Ordinance of Secession
Kentucky - Ordinance of Secession
Louisiana - Ordinance of Secession
Mississippi - Ordinance of Secession
Missouri - Ordinance of Secession
North Carolina - Ordinance of Secession
South Carolina - Ordinance of Secession
Tennessee - Ordinance of Secession
Texas - Ordinance of Secession
Virginia - Ordinance of Secession

US (Union) Government Laws and Acts

Crittenden Compromise
Emancipation Proclamation
The First Conscription Act
The Fugitive Slave Act 1850