Outline of the American Civil War

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The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to the American Civil War:

American Civil Warcivil war in the United States of America that lasted from 1861 to 1865. Eleven Southern slave states declared their secession from the United States and formed the Confederate States of America, also known as "the Confederacy." Led by Jefferson Davis, the Confederacy fought against the United States (the Union), which was supported by all the free states (where slavery had been abolished) and by five slave states that became known as the border states.

Etymology[edit]

Combatants[edit]

US flag 34 stars.svg The Union (USA) aka "The North" · Union Army · Union Navy

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CSA FLAG 4.3.1861-21.5.1861.svg The Confederacy (CSA) aka "The South" · Confederate Army · Confederate Navy

Union[edit]

Confederacy[edit]

Pre-war environment[edit]

Origins of the war[edit]

During the war[edit]

People[edit]

Commerce and infrastructure[edit]

Military Forces[edit]

Weapons used during the war[edit]

Firearms[edit]
Battleships and submarines[edit]

Military strategy[edit]

Fighting[edit]

Theaters[edit]

Campaigns[edit]

Major battles[edit]

Involvement, by region[edit]

States[edit]

Foreign countries[edit]

Aftermath of the war[edit]

Historical Reenactment[edit]

Media[edit]

Books[edit]

Novels[edit]

Film, television and theatre[edit]

Games[edit]

Magazines[edit]

Music[edit]

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