February 1, 1861. By a vote of 166 to 8, the Secession Convention adopted the Ordinance of Secession. Texas became the seventh state after Carolina, Mississippi, Florida, Alabama, Georgia, and Louisiana to sever its ties to the Union. Arkansas, Virginia, Tennessee, and North Carolina later rounded out the eleven (11) states of the Confederate States of America.
About Stephen A. Mendel, Estate Planning Attorney
Mr. Stephen Mendel is an attorney who focuses a substantial part of his practice on estate planning. Mr. Mendel’s guiding principle is to provide his clients with quality legal services tailored to each client’s specific needs and goals.