Alternative History
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The Confederate States Secretary of State is the head of the Confederate States State Department, concerned with foreign affairs. The Secretary is a member of the President's Cabinet and the highest-ranking cabinet secretary both in line of succession and order of precedence.

Secretaries of State[]

# Picture Name Home State Began Service Ended Service President(s) served under
1 Toombs Robert Toombs Georgia February 25, 1861 July 25, 1861 Jefferson Davis
2 Hunter Robert M.T. Hunter Virginia July 25, 1861 February 22, 1862 Jefferson Davis
3 Benjamin Judah P. Benjamin Louisiana March 18, 1862 June 10, 1872 Jefferson Davis/
Alexander Stephens
4 Toombs Robert Toombs Georgia June 11, 1872 February 22, 1874 Alexander Stephens
5 Longstreet James Longstreet Alabama February 22, 1874 February 22, 1880 Robert E. Lee
6 Maxwell Augustus E. Maxwell Florida February 22, 1880 February 22, 1886 Judah P. Benjamin /
James Longstreet
7 Settle Thomas Settle North Carolina February 22, 1886 December 1, 1888 D James Longstreet
8 Custis Custis Lee Virginia December 1, 1888 February 22, 1892 James Longstreet
9 Gordon John B. Gordon Georgia February 22, 1892 February 22, 1898 Benjamin Tillman
10 Dickinson Jacob M. Dickinson Tennessee February 22, 1898 February 22, 1904 W.H.F. Lee
11 Mallory, Jr. Stephen Mallory, Jr. Florida February 22, 1904 February 22, 1910 Furnifold Simmons
12 Underwood Oscar Underwood Alabama February 22, 1910 February 22, 1916 Carter Glass

Notes[]

  • D Died in office of natural causes.
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