had done, Southerners invested their money in slaveseven more than in land; by 1860, 84 percent of the capital invested in manufacturing was invested in the free (nonslaveholding) states. John Wilkes Booth assassinated President Lincoln at Fords Theatre in Washington on April. And a war for freedom it was. Constitution of the Confederate States of America. For most of the next week, Grant and Meade pursued the Confederates along the Appomattox River, finally exhausting their possibilities for escape. 3 million fought - 600,000 paid the ultimate price for freedom. On the eve of victory, the Union lost its great leader: The actor and Confederate sympathizer. Civil War, photos Database, our Photos Database has over 1,100 of Civil War related pictures, images and Cartes de Visite (CDV) photographs. . Were chiefly volunteers, who went to the field to uphold the system of free government established by their fathers and which they mean to bequeath to their children." -Official Record union Letters, Orders, Reports ) ".I know that the Lord is always on the side.
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