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  • Col. John Wayles Jefferson (USA) (1835 - 1892)
    John's birth name was Hemings..he later adopted the name Jefferson. He was the grandson of Sarah Hemings, a slave owned by Thomas Jefferson. DNA tests in 1998 confirmed that a male descendant of John...
  • Harvey Stultz (1839 - 1928)
    Ref: 1860 US Census-Ohio Updated from FamilySearch Family Tree via brother Henry Stultz by SmartCopy : Jul 23 2015, 19:41:10 UTC
  • Philip Sigler (1822 - 1901)
    Enlisted June, 1863. Union side.
  • Pvt Stephen W Stowers (1844 - 1864)
    Imported from: US Veteran's Affairs Record added: Mar 04, 2000 Stowers , Stephen W. Battle Unit Name:9th Regiment, Indiana Infantry Side:Union Company:D Soldier's Rank In:Private Soldier's Rank Out:P...
  • John Jasper Stowers (1837 - 1908)
    Civil War Veteran Stowers , John J. Battle Unit Name:9th Regiment, Indiana Infantry Side:Union Company:D Soldier's Rank In:Private Soldier's Rank Out:Corporal Alternate name: Film Number:M540 ROLL 74

The American Civil War (1861–1865), also referred to as the War Between the States or simply the Civil War, was a civil war fought in the United States of America. In response to the election of Abraham Lincoln as President of the United States, 11 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 outlawed everywhere in the nation. Issues that led to war were partially resolved in the Reconstruction Era that followed, though others remained unresolved.

Commanders and leaders

Also see: Notables of the American Civil War.

United States

Confederate States

Regiments by state

United States

Federal organized

State forces

  • Alabama (Union)
  • Arkansas (Union)
  • California
  • Colorado
  • Connecticut
  • Delaware
  • Georgia (Union)
  • Illinois
  • Indiana
  • Iowa
  • Kansas
  • Kentucky
  • Louisiana (Union)
  • Maine
  • Maryland
  • Massachusetts
  • Michigan
  • Minnesota
  • Missouri
  • Nebraska
  • Nevada
  • New Hampshire
  • New Jersey
  • New York
  • North Carolina (Union)
  • Ohio
  • Oregon
  • Pennsylvania
  • Rhode Island
  • South Carolina (Union)
  • Tennessee (Union)
  • Vermont
  • West Virginia
  • Wisconsin

Territories

  • Dakota Territory
  • New Mexico Territory
  • Washington Territory

Confederate States

Federal organized

State forces

  • Alabama
  • Arkansas
  • California (Confederate)
  • Florida
  • Georgia
  • Kentucky
  • Louisiana
  • Maryland (Confederate)
  • Mississippi
  • Missouri
  • North Carolina
  • South Carolina
  • Tennessee
  • Texas
  • Virginia
  • West Virginia (Confederate)

Territories

  • Arizona Territory
  • Indian Territory (also known as Oklahoma)

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