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Did the Civil War of 1861 have concentration camps?

    They were not called that. They were called prison camps. Unlike the German concentration camps of World War 2, prisoners were not deliberately put to death. Priso (MORE)

What caused the American Civil War of 1861-1865?

The widening gulf between North and South, as the North tried to protect its manufacturing base by levying taxes on the goods the slave-owning South needed to import, having a (MORE)

How many ex-presidents were alive when the civil war started in 1861?

On Friday, April 12th, 1861, the Start of the Civil War, there were Five previous presidents still living. They were Martin Van Buren (8th US President), John Tyler (10th), M (MORE)

Civil war 1861-1865?

The American Civil War (1861-1865), also known as the War Between the States and several other names, was a civil war in the United States of America. Eleven Southern slave st (MORE)

What happened in 1861 concerning the Civil War?

There wasn't much combat in 1861. By the time of Lincoln's inauguration in March, many of the Southern states had declared for the Confederacy. The first (few) shots were fire (MORE)