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Introducing the Civil War It was a long, long time ago. Thank goodness someone took pictures, and we have them. Glance through these snapshots to see what soldiers wore on and off the battlefield. Seriously ladies, how did they walk in those huge dresses? Gaze upon iconic figures and places like the balcony of Ford's Theater.
Check Out These Numbers Can't we all just get along? Here are some mind-blowing statistics on the Civil War. This is a great reminder that more Americans were killed in the Civil War than any other war, proving that fighting ourselves was not a smart move.