The Role Of The Confederate Army In The Civil War

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’’ I do not expect the Union to be dissolved; I do not expect the house to fall; but I do expect that it will cease to be divided’’.This essay will explain to you about he both if the armies that fought in the civil war and difference and similarities about both of them. The Confederacy was created at the start of the American Civil War. In 1860 when Abraham Lincoln won the election, the southern states began seceding from the Union. They decided to create a confederacy and having an organization by which to make decisions. ’’The strength of the Confederate Army was half of the Union Army’’. There were only so many soldiers who were against the Federal Forces and the Central government. ’’The number of Union soldiers is estimated to be between 1.5 million and 2.4 million’’Though the most of the Union Soldiers were volunteers, estimates are that 5 to 6 percent were conscripts. A fourth of the Union soldiers came from outside of America. ’’Of all soldiers, about 1,600,000 were males born in this country. Another 516,000 either came in from Germany or of German origin’’.…show more content…
Most of them, even those from Union cities, were volunteers who didn 't have a lot of money. They also shared social interests such as sports and music. Baseball, for example, was played in some form in both regions prior to the Civil War. Theses are some similarities and differences about the armies and how they fought in the civil war. There are many more similarities about the civil war as a
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