Confederate States Secretary of State

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The Confederate States Secretary of State was the head of the Confederate States State Department from 1861 to 1865 during the American Civil War. There were three people who served the position in this time. The department crumbled with the Confederate States of America in May 1865, marking the end of the war.

Secretaries of State[edit]

# Picture Name Home State Began Service Ended Service Political Party
1 CSA SecState Toombs.jpg Robert Toombs Georgia February 25, 1861 July 25, 1861 Democrat
2 RbrtMTHntr.jpg Robert M.T. Hunter Virginia July 25, 1861 February 22, 1862 Democrat
3 Judah P Benjamin crop.jpg Judah P. Benjamin Louisiana March 18, 1862 May 10, 1865 Democrat

Acting Secretaries of State[edit]

# Picture Name Term of Office Political Party
Start End
1 Browne, William Montague 1.jpg William M. Browne March 7, 1862 March 18, 1862 Democrat

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