The worst atrocity of the balkan civil war took place in july of 1995 when srebrenica, a un-declared safe area, came under siege by forces led by the bosnian serb commander ratko mladić serb forces, in an act of genocide, executed more than 8,000 bosnian muslim males. The american civil war claimed the lives of 10% of all northern males 20–45 years old, and 30% of all southern white males aged 18–40 the american civil war was one of the earliest true industrial wars. The civil war, also known as “the war between the states,” was fought between the united states of america and the confederate states of america, a collection of eleven southern states that left the union in 1860 and 1861 and formed their own country in order to protect the institution of slavery. Do you really want to delete this prezi neither you, nor the coeditors you shared it with will be able to recover it again delete cancel.
I made this list in order to clear up some misconceptions people had about the confederacy this is not a comprehensive list of facts about the confederacy i picked a few that i thought most people wouldn’t be familiar with overall, i intended for this to be a fun and informative list, and not. 10 drunken surgeons alcohol was a vital commodity during the civil war and was primarily used as an anesthetic during amputations however, use quickly became abuse. Ten facts about the battle of gettysburg it is the site of the bloodiest battle of the civil war and one of the most visited places in the united states, but gettysburg is still plagued by misinformation. Strange and interesting civil war facts there are many strange and interesting facts and bits of trivia which came out of the american civil war this is not an exhaustive list, rather, it is a work in progress.
Rarely mentioned in popular history, the phenomenon of women assuming male identities to fight for either north or south is as curious a fact of the civil war as exists recent estimates put the number of women serving in disguise in the confederacy as high as 250. The english civil war wasn’t just one conflict, but actually three separate wars that happened between 1642 and 1651 the first english civil war was the initial conflict between charles and parliament, which ended in charles’ defeat and agreement to make concessions to parliament. American civil war interesting facts engineers of the 8th new york state militia in front of a tent from the national archives history civil war the union army of 2,100,000 soldiers was nearly twice the size of the confederate army of 1,064,000 it was the deadliest war in american history there were around 210,000 soldiers killed in.
7 interesting civil war facts january 19, 2016 and encourage you to plan your next gettysburg visit to learn other fascinating facts about the civil war as we mentioned above, if you have any of your own interesting facts be sure to share them with us in the comments section. Civil war facts continue to fascinate people of all ages, from kids to adults the consequences of the civil war can still be felt today, although it was fought 150 years ago one of the most interesting facts about civil war is that this was the first war to be extensively documented with photographs. A look at some of the less commonly known facts about the civil war: 1 the emancipation proclamation was not issued until the middle of the civil war. 10 facts about american civil war by efacts september 8, 2015 the civil war profoundly shaped the united states as we know it today nevertheless, the war remains one of the most misunderstood events in american history. Facts about american civil war will tell you about a war in the united states fought between 1861 and 1865 on april 12, 1861 the civil war began and lasted around 4 years the civil war was a fought between the northern states (union) and southern states (confederacy.
Explore 10 surprising civil war facts, brought to you by the authors of the seven-day scholar: the civil war explore 10 surprising civil war facts, brought to you by the authors of the seven. The union was attributed with having 40 million heads of livestock compared to 35 million in the confederacy and only 10 million in the border states industry the union had 101,000 factories, while the confederacy had 21,000 and the border states had 9,000 the bloodiest battles of the civil war were. The american civil war is the most studied and written about episode in the history of the united states know more about it through these 10 interesting facts #1 slavery for close to a century was the primary cause of the civil war. 8 obscure facts you didn’t know about the civil war amid the vast literature of the civil war, it’s easy to lose sight of some of the stranger facts, coincidences and quirks of character.
With a total of 23,000 casualties on both sides, it was the bloodiest single day of the civil war at cold harbor, virginia, 7,000 americans fell in 20 minutes. 10 interesting facts about clara barton, the founder of the american red cross posted on march 27, 2015 by mpl comm outreach this entry was posted in uncategorized and tagged american red cross, civil war, clara barton, women's history month bookmark the permalink. 10 interesting civil war facts topics: american civil war, 9/30/12 period 5 us history the civil war the civil war was a fight between the southern states and the northern states it began in 1861 and ended in 1865.