More that three million men fought in the American Civil War.
900,000 for the Confederacy
2.1 million for the Union forces.
There were over 2,000 boys who were 14 years-old or younger in the Union ranks.
An estimated 300 women disguised themselves as men and fought in the ranks.
3,530 Native Americans served in the Union forces.
By the end of the Civil War, African Americans constituted 10% of the Union Army.
More than 620,000 people (2% of the country’s population) died in the Civil War.
A month after Robert E. Lee’s surrender of the Army of Northern Virginia to Lieutenant General Ulysses S. Grant on April 9, 1865 at Appomattox Court House, Private John J. Williams became the last man killed in the Civil War in a battle at Palmito Ranch, Texas. The last battle was a victory for the Confederacy.
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