Mapping Congress: Roll Call Votes of the Congress of the Confederate States of America, 1862-1865 (ICPSR 36109)

Published: Aug 5, 2015

Principal Investigator(s):
LaDale Winling, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Department of History; Matthew Vaughan, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR36109.v1

Version V1

This data collection is a sub-project associated with ICPSR #67, Roll Call Voting Records for the Confederate Congresses, 1862-1865, and represents an investigation of the voting records of representatives and senators of the Congress of the Confederacy. The project was conducted for use in a geographic information system, in order to understand the relationship between geography and public policy during the American Civil War.

Winling, LaDale, and Vaughan, Matthew. Mapping Congress: Roll Call Votes of the Congress of the Confederate States of America, 1862-1865. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2015-08-05. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR36109.v1

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Congressional District

1862 -- 1865

2014-01-01 -- 2014-01-07

A unique identifier, MCCJOINID, was created for each election and roll call record, based on Congress, chamber, state, and district or class. Please see the Mapping Congress Guide to Confederate Data Document found in the zip package for further information.

This collection is being released exactly as it was provided to ICPSR. Please refer to the related data collection, ICPSR #67, Roll Call Votes of the Congress of the Confederate States of America for further information.

For additional information on the Mapping Congress project, as well as to obtain shapefiles and further data, please visit the Mapping Congress Web site.

The data were not sampled; this collection contains complete data from the Confederate Journal.

All voting members of both chambers of the three Confederate Congresses in the United States in the period 1861-1865.

Martis, Kenneth C., "The Historical Atlas of the Congresses of the Confederate States of America, 1861-1865."

roll call voting data

2015-08-05

2015-08-05

Notes

  • Data in this collection are available only to users at ICPSR member institutions.

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