Historical Documents

Confederate Constitution
Constitution For The Provisional Government
Of The Confederate States Of America
Approved, May 21, 1861

Emancipation Proclamation
By Abraham Lincoln
January 1, 1863

Gettysburg Address by Abraham Lincoln
Address at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
November 19, 1863

Robert E. Lee's Farewell Speech
Lee's Farewell to the Army of Northern Virginia
Headquarters, Army of Northern Virginia
April 10, 1865