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The beginning of the American Civil War , swearing in of Jefferson... News Photo1887,Adult,Alabama,American Civil War,American Culture,Architecture,Arts Culture and Entertainment,Beginnings,Building Exterior,Civil War,Colonnade,Crowd,Day,Engraving,Facade,Gulf Coast States,Historical Clothing,Illustration Technique,Jefferson Davis,Large Group Of People,Men,Montgomery - Alabama,Oath,Outdoors,People,President,Statesman,USA,Vertical,WomenPhotographer Collection: De Agostini UNITED STATES - MAY 25: The beginning of the American Civil War (1861-1865), swearing in of Jefferson Davis as the President of the Confederate States (1808-1889) at the Capitol in Montgomery, Alabama (February 18, 1861), engraving, 1887, United States of America, 19th century. (Photo by DeAgostini/Getty Images)