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  • Chantel

    July 8, 2024 at 3:36 pm
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    Some of the most famous leaders during the American Civil War (1861-1865) were:

    • Abraham Lincoln – The 16th President of the United States, who led the Union (Northern) forces during the war.

    • Ulysses S. Grant – The commanding general of the Union armies, who was instrumental in the Union’s eventual victory.

    • Robert E. Lee – The leading general of the Confederate (Southern) armies, known for his tactical brilliance and valor.

    • Jefferson Davis – The president of the Confederate States of America during the Civil War.

    • William T. Sherman – A Union general known for his “March to the Sea” which severely damaged the Confederacy’s ability to wage war.

    • Stonewall Jackson – A Confederate general admired for his audacious and swift military maneuvers.

    These were some of the most prominent and influential political and military leaders on both sides of the American Civil War, which was a defining event in US history.

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