Cabinet of the Confederate States

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Davis Cabinet
1st Cabinet of Confederate States of America
Seal of the Confederate States of America.svg
President-Jefferson-Davis.jpg
Date formed 18 February 1861
Date dissolved 10 May 1865
People and organizations
Head of government Jefferson Davis
Head of state Jefferson Davis
Total number of ministers 22
Member party Democratic Party

The Cabinet of the Confederate States existed from 18 February 1861 to 10 May 1865. The cabinet was modelled on the Cabinet of the United States, but the only department the Cabinet never had was the Department of the Interior.

Cabinet[edit]

Portfolio Image Secretary Dates
President President-Jefferson-Davis.jpg Jefferson Davis February, 18 1861 – May, 11 1865
Vice President Alexander Stephens.jpg Alexander H. Stephens February 18, 1861 – May, 11 1865
Secretary of State Robert Toombs - Brady-Handy.jpg Robert Toombs February 25, 1861 - July 25, 1861
RbrtMTHntr.jpg Robert M.T. Hunter July 25, 1861 - February 18, 1862
Browne, William Montague 1.jpg William M. Browne February 18, 1862 - March 18, 1862
Judah P Benjamin crop.jpg Judah P. Benjamin March 18, 1862 - May 10, 1865
Secretary of the Treasury CGM.jpg Christopher Memminger February 25, 1861 – July 18, 1864
GATrenholm.jpg George Trenholm July 18, 1864 – April 27, 1865
JHRegan.jpg John H. Reagan April 27, 1865 – May 10, 1865
Secretary of War Walker, Leroy Pope 1.jpg LeRoy Pope Walker February 25, 1861 – September 16, 1861
Gamble Plantation Judah.P.Benjamin Photo.JPG Judah P. Benjamin September 17, 1861 – March 24, 1862
George Wythe Randolph 1.jpg George W. Randolph March 24, 1862 – November 15, 1862
James Alexander Seddon 1.jpg James Seddon November 21, 1862 – February 5, 1865
John C Breckinridge-04775-restored.jpg John C. Breckinridge February 6, 1865 – May 10, 1865
Attorney General Gamble Plantation Judah.P.Benjamin Photo.JPG Judah P. Benjamin February 25, 1861 – September 17, 1861
Wade Keyes September 17, 1861 – November 21, 1861
Thomas Bragg 1.jpg Thomas Bragg November 21, 1861 – March 18, 1862
Thomas Hill Watts 1860s.jpg Thomas H. Watts March 18, 1862 – October 1, 1863
Wade Keyes October 1, 1863 – January 2, 1864
George Davis.jpg George Davis January 2, 1864 – April 24, 1865
Secretary of the Navy Steph mallory.jpg Stephen Mallory March 4, 1861 – May 2, 1865
Postmaster General JHRegan.jpg John H. Reagan March 6, 1861 – May 10, 1865

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