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What were the beginning and ending years of the Civil War?
January 27, 2018 12:56PM
On the 12th of April, 1861, the first shots were fired on Fort
Sumter in South Carolina. This sparked the conflict that came to be
known as The Civil War.
On April 9th, 1865, the Civil War ended at Appomattox courthouse when General Lee surrendered to Ulysses S. Grant.