The Civil War

By: Matt Carper & Brandon Barker

The War

The Civil War started in 1861 and it ended in 1861. In 1864 Grant took charge of the Union army. More then 6,000,000 men died. The armies were The Confederacy and The Yankees.

Weapons and Uniforms

The weapons and uniforms used during the Civil war were different and alike.North wore dark blue coats.The North's weapons were muskets, cannons,guns and muzzle-loaders.The South's weapons were cannons,guns and muzzle-loaders.The South wore gray,dark blue, and frock coats. The north's nickname was the Yankees and the south's nickname was the Rebels. These are some of the ways the north and the south were different and alike during the Civil War.