Top 11 Largest Cities in the American Confederacy (1860)

These places were the largest cities in the Confederacy at the time of the Civil War. New Orleans was the only major city in the South at that time.

1. New Orleans, LA (168,675)
2. Charleston, SC (40,522)
3. Richmond, VA (37,910)
4. Mobile, AL (29,258)
5. Memphis, TN (22,623)
6. Savannah, GA (22,292)
7. Petersburg, VA (18,266)
8. Nashville, TN (16,988)
9. Alexandria, VA (12,652)
10. Augusta, GA (12,493)
11. Columbus, GA (9,621)

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