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Civil War was a Military Conflict between the U.S. (Union) and 11 Southern States ,the Confederate States of America, (The Confederacy)
The span of the Civil War took place from:
Reasons for the Civil War were the following: State rights, Slavery, Expansion into new territories after Mexican War and to end slavery in the U.S
It also changed the social, racial, political and economic landscape for the U.S.
Robert E. Lee was the Confederate General and was most known for his battle at Gettysburg in 1863. Ulysses S. Grant, the commander of the Eastern army, in 1864 was known for resurrecting the Union Army (the Federal Govt.)
Lee surrendered to Grant at the Appomattox Court House on April 9, 1865.
This is a picture and example of a Confederate Soldier and the Confederate Flag.
This is an example of how they would set up camp as they traveled to different territories along their way. These tents would be used for many different stations, for example, sleeping quarters, General's offices and telecommunications and artillery storage.
Another example of soldiers traveling with their confederate flags.
An example of sleeping quarters for the soldiers.
In response to the Election of Abraham Lincoln as President of the United States of America, 11 Southern states declared their succession from the U.S. and formed the Confederate States of America (The Confederacy). The other 25 states, supported the Federal government (The Union).
Five days after the end of the Civil War, on April 14, 1865,President Lincoln went to the Ford Theater and was assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
The casualties were horrendous and made the Civil War one of the deadliest wars in American history. After 4 years at war, the Confederacy surrendered and slavery was outlawed everywhere in the nation, however, this war resulted in 620,000 soldiers deaths and an undetermined number of civilian casualties.
A picture of the Appomattox Courthouse where Confederate General, Robert E. Lee surrendered to the Union Army led by Ulysses S. Grant.
A soldier waving the Union flag in victory. This would later become the United States of America's flag after adding all stars that represent the states in the United States of America.