Confederate states during civil war map. Led by jefferson davis and existing. In the context of the american civil war 186165 the border states were slave states that did not declare a secession from the union and did not join the confederacy. There were several flags of the confederate states of america used during its existence from 1861 to 1865. And a war for freedom it was.
Updated may 3 2008. The confederate states of america was a collection of 11 states that seceded from the united states in 1860 following the election of president abraham lincoln. Authentic high quality made in usa. Primary documents quotes diaries.
Approximately 620000 soldiers died from combat accident starvation and disease during the civil war. The confederate states of america csa or cs commonly referred to as the confederacy and the south was an unrecognized country in north america that existed from 1861 to 1865. Northsouth differences causes of the war timelines chartsoutlines maps flags. The union included the states of maine new york new hampshire vermont massachusetts connecticut rhode island pennsylvania new.
He american civil war was the greatest war in american history. Confederate uniforms for officers ncos and enlisted of the cs. Since the end of the american civil war personal and official use of confederate flags and of flags derived from these has continued under some controversy. O n june 10 1861 nineteen year old private henry lawson wyatt of company a 1st north carolina volunteers was killed in action at the battle of big bethel virginia.