Former State Capitals of United States - States A to M

These cities were all capitals, either singly or jointly, of their respective states in the noted year(s) AFTER statehood. Identify them.
Populations of capitals per 2010 Census, rounded to nearest 1,000 (excluding 2 ghost towns & one with 14 people).
Excludes capitals of PRE-STATEHOOD territories, colonies, districts, provinces, dominions, republics, kingdom, military governments, etc.
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Year(s)
State
2010 Population
FORMER CAPITAL
1776-1777
Delaware
5,000
New Castle
1776-1778, 1782, 1784-1786
Georgia
136,000
Savannah
1776-1875 (joint)
Connecticut
862,000
New Haven
1778-1780, 1781-1782, 1786-1796
Georgia
196,000
August
1780-1781
Georgia
4,000
Heard's Fort
1782-1784
Georgia
0
Ebenezer
1796-1807
Georgia
2,000
Louisville
1807-1864, 1865-1868
Georgia
18,000
Milledgeville
1812-1830, 1831-1849, 1865-1882
Louisiana
344,000
New Orleans
1816-1825
Indiana
3,000
Corydon
1817-1821
Mississippi
16,000
Natchez
1818-1820
Illinois
14
Kaskaskia
1819-1820
Alabama
180,000
Huntsville
1820-1826
Alabama
0
Cahaba
1820-1827, 1827-1832 (de facto)
Maine
66,000
Portland
1820-1839
Illinois
7,000
Vandalia
1821-1826
Missouri
66,000
Saint Charles
1826-1846
Alabama
90,000
Tuscaloosa
1830-1831
Louisiana
7,000
Donaldsonville
1837-1847
Michigan
714,000
Detroit
1846-1857
Iowa
68,000
Iowa City
1850-1851
California
946,000
San Jose
1851-1852
California
116,000
Vallejo
1853-1854
California
27,000
Benicia
1862-1863
Louisiana
17,000
Opelousas
1863-1865
Louisiana
199,000
Shreveport
1864-1865
Georgia
91,000
Macon
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