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  • Jacob Zook Kochenderfer (1842 - 1893)
    GAR Star and Flag Reference: Find A Grave Memorial - SmartCopy : Apr 25 2017, 23:06:21 UTC Kochenderfer , Jacob Z. Private Battle Unit Name:133rd Regiment, Pennsylvania InfantrySide:UnionComp...
  • Col. John Washington Renfroe, (CSA) (1832 - 1906)
    Military Service: U.S. Civil War (1861-1865) Colonel, Confederate States Army (CSA) Veteran of the Battle of Fredricksburg, December 12 and 13, 1862, serving as a captain under General Lafayette McLaws...
  • Pvt. James Richard McGowan (1829 - 1897)
    James McGowen served in the Union Army during the American Civil War in Company D, 31st Illinois Infantry Regiment. He enlisted on Sep 18, 1861 in Cairo, IL and then re-enlisted as a Veteran on 5 Jan 1...
  • Pvt. Willis M. Mathis (c.1840 - d.)
    Willis Mathis served in the Union Army during the American Civil War. He enlisted in Company H, Illinois 1st Cavalry Regiment on 17 Jul 1861. Mustered out on 05 Jul 1862. He then served in Company D, 1...
  • Corp. John W. Mathis (1837 - d.)
    John Mathis served in the Union Army during the American Civil War. He enlisted in Company H, 8th Illinois Infantry Regiment on 25 Jul 1861 in Cairo, IL. Promoted to Full Corporal. Mustered out on 04 M...

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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