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American Civil War

Our website covers the war that took place between 1861 to 1865 in the United States, when the southern American states tried to secede and form the Confederate States of America.


Some of the posts you can read on include:

The Ports of Halifax and Saint John and the American Civil War – The American Civil War led to deteriorating relations between the US government on one hand, and Britain and its colonies on the other, that eventually helped abrogate the 1854 Reciprocity Treaty.

Did hunger defeat the Confederacy? – These misguided policies, more than any other factor, explain the unusual and unexpected effectiveness of the blockade in reducing trade and, ultimately in the defeat of the Confederacy

Resolute scheme : How Ulysses S. Grant won the Civil War ‘Wars produce many stories of fiction,’ Ulysses S. Grant wrote in his Memoirs, ‘some of which are told until they are believed to be true.’

Civil War death toll may be as high as 750,000 – Higher body count among the insights historians offer 150 years after conflict

How Egypt won the American Civil War – With Egyptian cotton flooding the European market, the demand for Southern cotton disappeared, as did European support for the Confederacy that was based, in part, on a need for the South’s cotton.

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