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Civil War War Between the States What would have caused this destruction?
 

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    Civil War War Between the States What would have caused this destruction? Civil War War Between the States What would have caused this destruction? Presentation Transcript

    • The War between the States 1861-1865 What motivation could cause such ghastly actions?
    • What would impel one to fight?
    • First Bull Run, July 1861
    • When the gruesome Prisoners of War returned, what would cause you to continue fighting?
    • Gaines’ Mill, July 1862
    • Antietam- September 17, 1862
    • Antietam- September 17, 1862
    • Antietam- September 17, 1862
    • Antietam- September 17, 1862
    • Fredericksburg, December 1862
    • Your friends and family returned mangled, without extremities, or they do not return. Why would one fight?
    • Gettysburg, July 1863
    • Gettysburg, July 1863
    • Gettysburg, July 1863
    • Gettysburg, July 1863
    • Gettysburg, July 1863
    • Gettysburg, July 1863
    • Gettysburg, July 1863
    • Gettysburg, July 1863
    • Petersburg, April 1865
    • Petersburg, April 1865
    • Petersburg, April 1865
    • Cold Harbor, Virginia, 1865
      • 618,222 dead
      • More than 12% of the soldiers enrolled were shot
      • 24,866 Union soldiers died in enemy prisons
      • There must be some good reason for all of this destruction of human life…