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Posted at 5:15 PM ET, 01/28/2011

Tweeting the Civil War: Louisiana becomes the sixth state to secede

By Mary Hadar

The Washington Post is tweeting the Civil War, in the words of the people who lived it -- from journals, letters, official records and newspapers of the day. Follow us.

Twitter recap from week one: Showdown in Charleston | Week two: S.C. teeters on the brink of secession | Week three: S.C. secedes | Week four: Anderson moves men to Ft. Sumter | Week five: Gov. Pickens forbids reinforcements to Fort Sumter | Week six: Mississippi, Florida and Alabama secede from the Union | Week seven : Lt. Slemmer refuses demands to surrender Fort Pickens

By Mary Hadar  | January 28, 2011; 5:15 PM ET
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