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The Confederates were fighting in the Civil war to be free from the Union and be their own country. the most important reason they were fighting in the Civil War is because the North and South had many Dissagreements over the years.

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Who was fighting during the civil war?

The Confederates and The Union


Who were the sides that were fighting in the civil war?

The North, Union, and the South, Confederates.


What was the south's reason for fighting in the Civil War?

The Southern states (Confederates) fought the in civil war for their right to keep slaves.


Where the confederates in the Civil War?

The Confederates were the Southern states in the Civil War.


What were the names of the two side fighting in the American Civil War?

union(north), confederates(south)


What is a confederates mean in the Civil War?

The Confederates were against slavery in the civil war. They did not want it.


How many confederates died in the Civil War?

1,548 Confederates died in the Civil War.


What were the two sides in the American Civil War fighting about?

the union wanted to stop slavery and the confederates ddidn't


What were the soldiers called in the civil war?

Fighting for the Union side, the soldiers were called Yankees. Those fighting for the South were called Confederates, or Rebels.


In the civil war the southerns were the?

confederates


The battle in the Civil War that was in a peach orchard?

Well, on the 1st day of the Battle of Gettysburg, there was fighting in the Peach Orchard. The Confederates retreated after fierce fighting there.


How did the Union and confederates raise money for the Civil War?

Usually women who were not fighting had fundraisers and raised money for soldier supplies


What was General Robert E. Lee's role in the Civil War?

He was the South's ( Confederates ) General . He lead the confederates during the Civil War .


Fighting conditions for the Civil War?

what were the fighting conditions of the civil war


What were the southerners called in the civil war?

Confederates


What is the name for the south in the civil war?

confederates


Who was the confederates in the civil war?

The Northern States ;)


What color did the confederates where in the civil war?

grey


What is the name for the South in Civil War?

confederates


How was the American Civil War different from previous wars America was in?

The civil war was different because in the civil war it was northern America fighting southern America. in other wars it was all of America fighting a different country. They were fighting because the South (or the Confederates) wanted to keep slavery in the US. The North ( or the union) was fighting to abolish slavery in the US. Of course, the North won.


What was the advantage that the Confederates had in the Civil War?

The advantages that the Confederates had in the Civil War were (1) the Confederate troops had the motivation of defending their homes and families, (2) the Confederates had prepared for war by accumulating a small store of supplies, and (3) the Confederates had better military leaders.


What was the property damage after the Civil War?

The southern's town were destroyed and many had to be fixed. Most of the fighting was done in the confederates land so that is where the damage was.


Who led the confederates in the civil war?

Jefferson Davis


What side lost the Civil war?

The Confederates lost.


Name for southern soldiers in the civil war?

Confederates