American Civil War

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The American Civil War (1861-1865) was an insurrection fought between the United States of America and several rebellious slave-owning states in the southern U.S., known as the Confederacy. The latter was defeated, with slavery in the U.S. being ended as a result.

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Maps[edit]

US Secession map 1861.svg
1861
US map 1864 Civil War divisions.svg
1864
US Secession map 1865.svg
1865
   States that declared secession before April 15, 1861
   States that declared secession after April 15, 1861
   Union states that permitted slavery
   Union states that forbade slavery
   Territories, unaffiliated
   Union states, including those admitted during the war
   Union states that permitted slavery
   Confederate States
   Territories
   Union states
   Union territories
   The border states
   Bleeding Kansas
   The Confederacy
   Confederate claimed and sometimes held territories

Flags[edit]

United States of America[edit]

United States of America (1861), the "Stars and Stripes".
United States of America (1861), the "Stars and Stripes".
United States of America (1861), the "Stars and Stripes".
United States of America (1861), the "Stars and Stripes".
United States of America (1861), the "Great Star Flag".
United States of America (1861), the "Great Star Flag".
United States of America (1861), the "Fort Sumter Flag".
United States of America (1861), the "Fort Sumter Flag".
United States of America (1861-1863), the "Flag with the Thirty-Four Stars".
United States of America (1861-1863), the "Flag with the Thirty-Four Stars".
United States of America (1861-1863), the "Flag with the Thirty-Four Stars".
United States of America (1861-1863), the "Flag with the Thirty-Four Stars".
United States of America (1863-1865), the "Stars and Stripes".
United States of America (1863-1865), the "Stars and Stripes".
United States of America (1863-1865), the "Stars and Stripes".
United States of America (1863-1865), the "Stars and Stripes".
United States Navy (1861).
United States Navy (1861).
United States Navy (1861-1863).
United States Navy (1861-1863).
United States Navy (1863-1865).
United States Navy (1863-1865).
United States Navy (1864-1865).
United States Navy (1864-1865).
3rd United States Colored Troops.
3rd United States Colored Troops.
3rd United States Colored Troops.
3rd United States Colored Troops.
26th Regiment of the United States Colored Troops.
26th Regiment of the United States Colored Troops.
26th Regiment of the United States Colored Troops.
26th Regiment of the United States Colored Troops.
20th Maine Volunteer Infantry Regiment.
20th Maine Volunteer Infantry Regiment.

The Confederacy[edit]

The Confederacy (1861), the "Stars and Bars".
The Confederacy (1861), the "Stars and Bars".
The Confederacy (1861), the "Stars and Bars".
The Confederacy (1861), the "Stars and Bars".
The Confederacy (1861), the "Stars and Bars".
The Confederacy (1861), the "Stars and Bars".
The Confederacy (1861-1863), the "Stars and Bars".
The Confederacy (1861-1863), the "Stars and Bars".
The Confederacy (1863-1865), the "White Man's Flag".
The Confederacy (1863-1865), the "White Man's Flag".
The Confederacy (1865), the "Blood-Stained Banner".
The Confederacy (1865), the "Blood-Stained Banner".
Confederate Navy (1861-1863).
Confederate Navy (1861-1863).
Confederate Navy (1863-1865).
Confederate Navy (1863-1865).
Confederate Navy (1863-1865), the "Stainless Banner"
Confederate Navy (1863-1865), the "Stainless Banner"
Confederate Army.
Confederate Army.

Seals[edit]

United States of America[edit]

The Confederacy[edit]

Leaders[edit]

United States of America[edit]

The Confederacy[edit]

Soldiers[edit]

Eastern Theater[edit]

Land battles[edit]

Naval battles[edit]

Photographs[edit]

Western Theater[edit]

Lower Seaboard Theater[edit]

Trans-Mississippi Theater and elsewhere[edit]

Ships and vessels[edit]

Technology of the war[edit]

Graves[edit]