Slaves Role In The Civil War

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the slaves played a big part in the civil war. The civil war was for four years, from 1861 to 1865. In this battle it was the union against the confederate states of america. the death count in the civil war was more that 620,000, with millions more injured.The north the union army wanted the slaves to be free and to have their own equal rights as a human being. the south, or the confederate states of america , wanted the slaves to work on their plantation and pick cotton. the Missori law that was passed in 1820 made a rule that prohibited slavery in states from the the latitude 36 degrees 30 minutes north except in Missouri had to stop having slavary. when In September of 1862, Lincoln declared that unless the Confederate States returned
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