American Civil War: Population of the South in 1860

Map of the Confederacy, showing the total population of the states according to the 1860 census

Map of the Confederacy, showing the total population of the states according to the 1860 census.

STATE

Total
Population

Free
Population
Slave
Population
Virginia 1,596,318 1,105,453 490,865
Tennessee 1,109,801 834,082 275,719
Georgia 1,057,286 595,088 462,198
North
Carolina
992,622 661,563 331,059
Alabama 964,201 529,121 435,080
Mississippi 791,305 354,674 436,631
Louisiana 708,002 376,276 331,726
South
Carolina
703,708 301,302 402,406
Texas 604,215 421,649 182,566
Arkansas 435,450 324,335 111,115
Florida 140,424 78,679 61,745

 

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