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The Confederate States of America

Stats: The Confederate States of America
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Union Statistics:
2.9 million men served
1.5 million enlisted - 3 years duration

630,000 casualties
360,000 killed in action or died of disease
Confederate Statistics:
1.2 million men served
800,000 enslited – 3 years duration

340,000 casualties
250,000 killed in action or died of disease

The Confederate States of America: South Carolina led the way out of the Union on December 20, 1860, and by March 1861, six more states, outraged over Lincoln's election to the presidency and emboldened by South Carolina's example, also seceded: Mississippi, Florida, Alabama, Georgia, Louisiana, and Texas. After the bombardment of Fort Sumter and Lincoln's call for troops to put down the rebellion in April, Virginia, Arkansas, Tennessee, and North Carolina followed suit, bringing the number of states in the new Confederacy to eleven.

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