The American Civil War (also known by other names) was a civil war that was fought in the United States from 1861 to 1865. As a result of the long-standing controversy over slavery, war broke out in April 1861, when Confederate forces attacked Fort Sumter in South Carolina, shortly after U.S. President Abraham Lincoln was inaugurated.
Terminology. The term “English Civil War” appears most often in the singular form, although historians often divide the conflict into two or three separate wars.
Easier – In the United States, the Civil War was between the Confederacy, or southern states, and the Union, or northern states.
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One of the first Americans to become proficient at photography, Mathew Brady earned eternal fame—and poverty—for documenting the carnage of the Civil War.
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Uniforms and clothing worn by Union and Confederate Soldiers During the Civil War Union Officer Uniform The two sides are often referred to by the color of their official uniforms, blue for the Union, gray for the Confederates.