A war between brothers, the Civil War took place from 1861-1865 between the northern states of the Union and the southern Confederacy. Its impact on abolishing slavery, as well as civil and state rights, is undeniable. The deadliest war on American soil thus far, the Civil War consisted of bloody and devastating battles. Here, we’ll examine them all and see what caused this war, how it was fought, and what exactly its impact has been on the country since.
The Battle of Gettysburg was a crucial turning point of the Civil War and was responsible for the most casualties of any battle throughout the war.