So was Emperor Ito he was saved by General MacArthur. The north is always gracious about saving their southern sibling's face. We won with grace and their lost with whatever excuse they can come up with.<quoted text>
But they were not executed.
Davis was indicted, but charges were dropped. They were not going to lose in court what they won on the battlefield.
What battle did they win? The Japs won the sneak attack on Pearl Harbor and the German won early on their blitzkrieg, sure the south won early in Bull Run but are you counting Gettysburg as a win? Who won the war?
If south actually seceded they would be nothing but a new Mexico province.