For questions about the Confederate States of America, name of the government of the rebelling states existed during American Civil War, 1861-1865.

For questions related to history of the Confederate States of America, their structure, politics, culture, etc., or the history of particular states that belonged to the CSA during American Civil War.

Because the CSA existed only during the American Civil War, in most cases the tag should also be added. However, you can omit this tag, if you are asking about the states consisting the CSA after the war, attempts to recreate it, or about part of the territory far from main military actions (consider adding ).