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  • Samuel Boyd Frum, Civil War Veteran (1844 - 1909)
    Photo by: Linda Linn, added 6/04/2014 to Find A Grave Memorial# 45668503 CIVIL WAR VETERAN ~~ FRUM, Samuel Boyd ~~ CO C 14th Infantry (West Virginia) UNION Private, ~~Color Bearer, ~~ born in West ...
  • Jacob M Lonas (1814 - 1900)
    Census : dwelling 1786 on page 129 of Shenandoah county 1850 census - 1850  Lonas Homeplace on Suppenlick Ridge* Military service : 8th Battalion Virginia Reserves, also known as the 1st Battali...
  • Peter Cassidy Bigheart (USA) (1839 - 1915)
    Source: Shannon Shaw on Osage News from the Osage Nation Executive online sitePrincipal Chief Peter C. Bigheart, a full-blooded Osage and scout for the Union Army during the Civil War, rose in politics...
  • John Harrington Nye (1832 - 1864)
    Served in the Civil War as Corporal in Company H, 112th Illinois Voluneers from 8/15/1862 to 11/10/1862.
  • Pvt. John Lafayette Hilliard, (CSA) (1834 - 1908)
    PVT CO H 63 TENN INFCSATHANKS FOR YOUR SERVICE..

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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