The Civil War in Pictures US History Mr. Dempsey
What were the reasons for the war being so bloody? • The weaponry • The style of fighting • What they were fighting for??
Stats • 11 % of the population was involved in the war • Over 412,000 wounded in battle • 970 ,227 men DEAD!!!!!! • Even more die from disease!!! • Second most costly war per capita • Last Union Veteran, Albert Woolson died 8/2/56, age 109 • Last Confederate Veteran, John Salling died 3/16/58, age 112
Brother vs. Brother?? How did this happen???
Long Marches Led to Tired Troops Why were the marches so long???
Monuments • Why do people build these monuments?