Category: United States Civil War

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This category is managed by the US Civil War: War Between the States Project in association with the Categorization Project. For assistance with this or related categories ask in G2G making sure to tag your question with both categorization and US_CIVIL_WAR.


Main Category for the United States Civil War of the US Civil War: War Between the States Project , a sub project of Military and War Project

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US Civil War

The American Civil War (1861–1865), in the United States often referred to as simply the Civil War and sometimes called the "War Between the States", was a civil war fought over the secession of the Confederate States. The Dred Scott Decision (1857) handed down by Chief Justice Roger Taney, also helped to ignite it.


Eleven southern slave states declared their secession from the United States and formed the Confederate States of America ("the Confederacy"); the other 25 states supported the federal government ("the Union"). After four years of warfare, mostly within the Southern states, the Confederacy surrendered and slavery was abolished everywhere in the nation. [1][2]


General articles

US Civil War Conflicts - regiments by major conflicts (work in progress)
Union Generals
Confederate Generals
American Civil War, POW - Prisoners-of-war & POW Camps
Military personnel - for veterans North/South unknown

Union (Federals)

Union States - prominent military and civilian members
Union Army - states & regiments by state
Union Navy - ships & naval battles example
Union Military personnel - for service members of unknown state

Confederacy (Rebels)

Confederate States - prominent military and civilian members
Confederate Army - states & regiments by state
Confederate Navy - ships & naval battles
Confederate Military personnel - for service members of unknown state

Ethnic articles

African Americans in the American Civil War - ethnic regiments
Contraband Camps sheltering escaped slaves in the Civil War
German Americans in the American Civil War - ethnic regiments
Hispanic Americans in the American Civil War - ethnic regiments
Irish Americans in the American Civil War - ethnic regiments
Italian Americans in the American Civil War - ethnic regiments

Other articles

Civil War Heirlooms


Research

Excellent sites for unit history and ancestor searches

Special Notes

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Sources

  1. Wikipedia:American_Civil_War
  2. Wikipedia:Lists_of_American_Civil_War_Regiments_by_State

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