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American civil war america’s bloodiest clash, the sectional conflct of the civil war (1861-65) pitted the union against the confederate states of america and resulted in the death of more than 620,000, with millions more injured. Discover highlights from american history us history and historical documents the american civil war divided the united states in two—the northern. Civil war from april 1861 to april 1865, a brutal civil war was fought between the confederate states of america and the united states of america the american civil war is one of the most researched conflicts in modern history, yet many people still desire more knowledge about it. In april 1861, a decade of rising sectional tension over the expansion of slavery and the balance of power between slave and free states erupted into a full-scale civil war when confederate forces attacked the federal garrison at fort sumter, south carolinathe ensuing four years tested the united states in ways never experienced before or since.
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