The slaves and former slaves played a part in the American Civil War. The Union
Army legally .... Only 16 African Americans were awarded the Medal of Honor
during the Civil War. Fourteen of these we...
Slavery during the Civil War. Contributed by Jaime Amanda Martinez. Virginia
had the largest population of enslaved African Americans of any state in the ...
In the Confederacy, African-Americans were still slaves and they served mostly ...
At the onset of the Civil War, free black men rushed to volunteer for service with ...
Black troops played a major role at the Battle of the Crater during the siege of ...
If Lincoln declared this a war to free the slaves, European public opinion would ...
Many poor southern whites became disillusioned during the course of the war.
Feb 24, 2002 ... It consists of three articles: Antebellum Slavery, Slavery During the Civil War,
which discusses the "peculiar institution" before and during the ...
Mar 6, 2012 ... From debates over flying the Confederate flag to the war's origins, many Civil War
myths persist to this day.
The role of slavery in bringing on the Civil War has been hotly ... that plunged the
U.S. into a civil war from 1861 to 1865. .... During the revolt, some 60 whites.
Jun 22, 2015 ... And those who fought during the Civil War to maintain antebellum ... Jefferson
Davis, president of the Confederacy, cited slavery as the reason ...
“Though the Civil War is still viewed by many as the turning point in southern
history,” .... The first major crisis of slavery came during the American Revolution.
Apr 10, 2015 ... The war was never about states' rights, unless it was the states' right to permit
slavery, and Charles Lamar was its firebreathing poster boy.