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American Civil War

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Union victory

  • Slavery abolished
  • Territorial integrity preserved
  • Destruction and dissolution of the Confederate States
  • Beginning of the Reconstruction Era
Belligerents  United States  Confederate States Commanders and leaders

Abraham Lincoln
Ulysses S Grant
William T Sherman
George B McClellan
David Farragut

and others

Jefferson Davis 
Robert E Lee 
Joseph E Johnston 
Stonewall Jackson DOW
Raphael Semmes 

and others Strength

2,200,000:

  • Union Army
  • Union Marines
  • Union Navy
  • Revenue Service
698,000 peak

750,000–1,000,000

  • Confederate Army
  • Confederate Marines
  • Confederate Navy
360,000 peak Casualties and losses

110,000+ killed in action/died of wounds
230,000+ accident/disease deaths
25,000–30,000 died in Confederate prisons

365,000+ total dead 282,000+ wounded
181,193 captured

Total: 828,000+ casualties

94,000+ killed in action/died of wounds
26,000–31,000 died in Union prisons

290,000+ total dead
137,000+ wounded
436,658 captured

Total: 864,000+ casualties 50,000 free civilians dead
80,000+ slaves dead
Total: 785,000-1,000,000+ dead Events leading to
the American Civil War