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Chapter 15. Davis's proclamation for privateers- Lincoln's proclamation of blockade the call for three years volunteers Southern military preparations rebel capital moved to Richmond Virginia, North Carolina, Tennessee, and Arkansas admitted to Confederate States desertion of army and Navy officers Union troops fortify Virginia shore of the Potomac concentration at Harper's Ferry concentration at Fortress Monroe and Cairo English neutrality Seward's 21st-of May des
the Confederate government made what haste it could to meet the ordeal it dreaded even while it had provoked it. The rebel Congress was hastily called together, and passed acts recognizing war and regulating privateering; admitting Virginia, North Carolina, Tennessee, and Arkansas to the Confederate States; authorizing a $50,000,000 loan; practically confiscating debts due from Southern to Northern citizens; and removing the seat of government from Montgomery, Alabama, to Richmond, Virginia.