The Civil War Daily

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Slavery

Slavery was a terrible thing. If you were a slave you would be wiped if you did one thing wrong.
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Robert E Lee

Ulessey S. Grant

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The civil war kills 620,000

The war was long and difficult many died. The number dead in the south: 490,309. The number of casualties in the north were 596,670. The two deadliest battles were Gettysburg 51,000 dead and Chickamauga 34,624 Alabama had the 3rd most death toll in the war

The rap up

This was the bloodiest war. 2% of the U.S population was killed. Also many war battlefields are threatened by growing population. The civil war trust preserved 36,000 acres of land.

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