What advantages did the South have over the North in the Civil War?

Not many, but just like the American Revolution, its very difficult to conquer an area. Essentially the South only had to muster the will to keep fighting until the North felt like quitting. That didn't happen, but theoretically it could have.the south alos was fighting on their land like someone else answered,'not many'. the south did have soldiers who were devoutly dedicated to preserving the southland. they had a facility at adapting their strategies to guerilla warfare. although this tactic was overshadowed by the age old battle line which caused so much death at Gettysburg. the south had better trained genrals than north The South were the ones who started this war, they want to finish it. Thry were the ones with a motive. The North just wants to put the country back together.