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Wars: Civil War

Homework Center – Frequently Asked Questions Wars U.S. Civil War Civil War Photographs and Timeline American Civil War Homepage Causes of the Civil War: Documents Wars FAQ…

The Civil War

Apart from the matter of slavery, the Civil War arose out of both the economic and political rivalry between an agrarian South and an industrial North and the issue of the right of states to…

Civil War Battles

The Question: What state was the site of the most battles during the U.S. Civil War? The Answer: A report by the Civil War Sites Advisory Commission…

Brewer's: Civil War

War between citizens (civilês). In English history the term is applied to the war between Charles I. and his Parliament; but the War of the Red and White Roses was a civil war. In America…

The Civil War Uniform

From blue to gray and many colors in between, the clothing of the Civil War soldier was often far from uniform By Catherine McNiff Confederate general uniform (Atlanta Civil War Museum, By London…

Civil War Weapons

From rocks to rifles, find out how Civil War soldiers armed themselves By Catherine McNiff reenactor firing an 1858 Enfield musket Related Links Uniforms of the Civil War Civil War…

Black Civil War Soldiers

United States > Military Affairs Comprising 10% of the Union Army, Black troops played a vital role in the American Civil War By Catherine McNiff Emancipation Proclamation Related Links…

Women's Role in the Civil War

Thousands of women contributed to the war effort for the Union and Confederacy, both behind the scenes and on the frontlines By Beth Rowen Clara Barton Related Links…

Last Civil War Widows

The last-known Union widow, Gertrude Janeway, died in Jan. 2003 in Tennessee. John Janeway joined the Union army in 1864 and was briefly a POW at Andersonville. The couple married in 1927,…