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?

  1. 1. The War between the States 1861-1865 What motivation could cause such ghastly actions?
  2. 2. What would impel one to fight?
  3. 3. First Bull Run, July 1861
  4. 4. When the gruesome Prisoners of War returned, what would cause you to continue fighting?
  5. 5. Gaines’ Mill, July 1862
  6. 6. Antietam- September 17, 1862
  7. 7. Antietam- September 17, 1862
  8. 8. Antietam- September 17, 1862
  9. 9. Antietam- September 17, 1862
  10. 10. Fredericksburg, December 1862
  11. 11. Your friends and family returned mangled, without extremities, or they do not return. Why would one fight?
  12. 12. Gettysburg, July 1863
  13. 13. Gettysburg, July 1863
  14. 14. Gettysburg, July 1863
  15. 15. Gettysburg, July 1863
  16. 16. Gettysburg, July 1863
  17. 17. Gettysburg, July 1863
  18. 18. Gettysburg, July 1863
  19. 19. Gettysburg, July 1863
  20. 20. Petersburg, April 1865
  21. 21. Petersburg, April 1865
  22. 22. Petersburg, April 1865
  23. 23. Cold Harbor, Virginia, 1865
  24. 24. <ul><li>618,222 dead </li></ul><ul><li>More than 12% of the soldiers enrolled were shot </li></ul><ul><li>24,866 Union soldiers died in enemy prisons </li></ul><ul><li>There must be some good reason for all of this destruction of human life… </li></ul>

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