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How many years did the civil war last?

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May 16, 2012 10:47PM

The American civil war lasted 3 years...Hostilities began on

April 12th,1861 at Fort Sumter in South Carolina. The war ended at

the Appomattox Court House when General Lee surrendered to General

Grant on April 9th,1864.

the Civil War (America) lasted 3 years from 1861-1864

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