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  • Sgt. Maj. (CSA), Charles Adam Rond (1830 - 1902)
    Charles Rond served in the Confederate Army during the American Civil War. He enlisted on April 20, 1861 at Postsmouth, VA as a Private and mustered into Company H, 3rd Virginia Volunteer Infantry Regi...
  • Pvt. (USA), Thomas E. Wright (1846 - 1921)
    The son of Thomas & Martha (Mickelman) Wright, in 1860 he was a farmer living with his family in Bart Township, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.A Civil War veteran, he enlisted in Lancaster July 14, 186...
  • William Crall, Civil War Capt. (1829 - 1908)
    Civil War, Captain CO. F 9TH W.V. INF Photo by: Izettia McDade, added 11/20/2013 to Find A Grave Memorial# 84324920 Note: Death record on Jackson County, West Virginia is recorded as "Wm Croul" ...
  • Nathaniel "Matt" Hefner, Civil War veteran (1836 - 1917)
    Veteran of the Civil War, 1861 until 1865. Occupation: Conductor for B&O Railroad, according to the 1880 Census. Religion: United Bretheren. Source: Higgins-Quick Family History:Information about...
  • (USA), Matthew Green Norman (1840 - 1862)
    Civil War Veteran Affiliation: Union Mustered in: May 28, 1861 Co.: C Regt.: 18th Illinois Infantry Died in battle: Feb.15, 1862 Links: Note: Fold3 doc. lists middle initial as C. T...

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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