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Civil War Battles. Civil War Battles Facts Dates Theaters Eastern Theater Western Theater Trans-Mississippi Gulf Coast Sioux Uprising Civil War Battles Articles Explore articles from the History Net archives about Civil War Battles » See all Civil War Battles Articles Civil War Battles summary: The Civil War consisted of nearly 10,500 battles, engagements, and other military actions including nearly 50 major battles and about 100 others that had major significance.

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Union & Confederate Officer's Jackets

The northern states were told to dress their own companies. Some states could not get enough dark blue cloth. Some of the blue cloth faded to gray when the dye washed out. Many soldiers were given gray over shirts until the blue coats could be made. New York was able to give all soldiers a dark blue woolen jacket with 8 state seal buttons. It was in 1862 that the Union Army made strict rules about uniforms. Confederate Bet you think I'm wrong on the color! When the Civil War started in 1861, the Confederate Army did not have one style of uniform for all soldiers. At first uniforms were made of undyed wool. Some states followed state regulations. In Alabama, the governor had a factory make the first gray uniforms.

Union And Confederate Strengths. CivilWar: Graphs & Charts. The Start of the Civil War. Learn about Civil War Causes. Conderate Uniforms. History: American Civil War for Kids. Back to History for Kids The American Civil War was fought between southern and northern states of the United States.

History: American Civil War for Kids

The southern states didn't want to be part of the United States any more and decided to make their own country. However, the northern states wanted to stay one country. The South (Confederacy) When the southern states decided to break away, or secede, they made their own country called the Confederate States of America, or the Confederacy. The North (Union) The North consisted of the remaining 25 states which were located in the north. Why did the Southern states want to leave? The Southern states were worried that as the United States expanded, they would gain less power. Abraham Lincoln Abraham Lincoln was the president of the United States during the Civil War. Abraham Lincoln. The Official Records of the War of the Rebellion. The U.S. Civil War. The American Civil War The Civil War was one of the most devastating events in American History.

The U.S. Civil War

Read about the causes, see the heroes, and share the horror by clicking on these links. Timeline of the American Civil War Follow the American Civil War, from its causes to its conclusion. Key people and events are highlighted along the way. Civil War Glossary More than 100 people, places, and things (battles, elections, etc.) are defined here, with corresponding links. Slavery It's hard to imagine that people did these things to each other, but different times allowed different ideals. Civil War Battles These sites focus on the battles that made up the Civil War. The Battle of Gettysburg Find out more about this historic battle: the main players, the strategies, and the prelude and aftermath.

Reconstruction After the Civil War, the U.S. The Underground Railroad Links, articles, pictures, stories, primary sources, and much more about this "route to freedom" followed by a great many slaves. Civil War Infographic. Civil War for Kids « Civil War Kids.