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  • Lewis B Scarborough (1816 - 1882)
    Civil War Veteran. Inscription on his stone reads, Co. D, 2nd Tennessee Infantry. Note: For information regarding the 2nd Tennessee Infantry during the Civil War, please see URL below: ________...
  • James "Uncle Jimmy" Scarbrough (1820 - 1908)
    Civil War Veteran. Enlisted in the Summer of 1861 as a Pvt. 25th Infantry, Company, K , C.S.A.(Capt. Abraham Ford, Lt. Sam Johnson and Col. S.S. Stanton). James Scarbrough got sick on duty from expos...
  • Lt. Benjamin Chastain West, CSA (1830 - 1862)
    Co G 39 Regt CSA
  • Pvt. Stephen Samuel Bowen, CSA (1837 - 1863)
    Stephen Samuel Bowen was born 30 September 1837 in Talbot County, Georgia, the third child born to Stephen & Permelia Bowen. He married Sidney C. Manderson on 30 September 1857 in Tuscaloosa. Sidney ...
  • Pvt. John Henry Bowen, CSA (1839 - 1864)
    John Henry was born in 1839, according to census records in Georgia. He married Mary Ann Parker May 8, 1860. He enlisted at age 23 in Company F, 41st Alabama infantry at Tuscaloosa. His muster rolls ...

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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