Who was the northner that opposed the Civil War?
who was the northerner who opposed the civil war? who was the northerner who opposed the civil war?
The Copperheads, or as they were sometimes called, the "Peace Democrats" were against the US Civil War. Their main base of support lay in the lower Midwest. They were also strong in heavily Democratic cities, such as New York City. Their persistent cries for the end of hostilities were increased in May of 1864 as Union forces were unable to defeat the Confederates. A Union fiasco which was an attempt to tunnel into Petersburg caught…
since both sides fighting against each other in the civil war were American, every casualty was an American casualty, as opposed to wars where the enemy side was from another nation. That, combined with new warfare technology like the gunboat, the mortar, primitive machines guns and hand grenades, and canister shots made the civil war the deadliest war