Thursday, June 6, 2013
American Civil War Homepage: The Exhaustive History for Each and Every Related Subject
American Civil War Homepage to A Summary of the American Civil War
American Civil War (1861–1865) was a major war between the United States ("Union") and eleven Southern states ("Confederacy"), which declared that they had a right to secession and formed the Confederate States of America, led by President Jefferson Davis. The Union included free states and Border States and was led by President Abraham Lincoln and the Republican Party. Although the Border States were under Union control, they supplied the South with tens-of-thousands of troops. Result(s): Union victory; Secession defeated; Restoration of the Union; Reconstruction; Slavery abolished.