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devon gettins brg

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Monica Johnston

on 9 May 2013

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the best war of the civil war the civil war was the bloodiest war map of the civil war were they were during the civil war. about 620,000 solders died in the civil war. ''on April 12, 1861,the civil war started in Fort Sumter, in Charleston Harbor in South Carolina and on April 9, 1865, in Richmond, Virginia at the Appomattox Court House.'' the people in the civil. they fought well they served there country this is one of the weapons they use in the civil war.this is a type of cannon it is very powerful that is why they use it and it shoots like a shotgun it shoots allot of pelts with one shot. Roughly 1,264,000 American soldiers have died in the nation's wars--620,000 in the Civil War and 644,000 in all other conflicts. It was only as recently as the Vietnam War that the amount of American deaths in foreign wars eclipsed the number who died in the Civil War. Yes, the North and South waged war on the Atlantic Ocean, in the Gulf of Mexico, and in the rivers of the mainland. Cotton trade with Europe was vital to the Southern war effort, which led Union General-in-Chief Winfield Scott to order a strangling blockade known as the "Anaconda Plan." While Southern blockade runners tested this screen, engineers were inventing the first ironclad warships the world had ever seen. On the rivers, gunboats, shore batteries, and island fortresses entered the battle as both sides fought for control of inland arteries that were essential to the fast transport of men and material. The Civil War at sea, mostly notably with the development of the ironclads, changed the trajectory of naval warfare around the globe.

Civil War Navies

The duel of the ironclads U.S.S. Monitor and the C.S.S. Virginia drew international attention. (Library of Congress the great war of Gettysburg
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