Population of the Confederate States in the American Civil War 1860-1870
This graph shows the total population of the Confederate states of the US, from the censuses collected directly before and after the American Civil War. From the southern states we can see that the states with the least growth were South Carolina and Virginia, which grew by less than five thousand people in this ten year period. Virginia, particularly in 1863, was devastated by the war, which would explain the limited growth. Texas experienced the largest amount of growth in this ten year period, which is due to westward expansion, immigration from Latin America, and the limited impact of the war in this area.