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6+ Facts About the American Civil War

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The bloodiest war ever fought on American soil still holds a strong place in our nation’s collective memory.

Even if you are a Civil War buff, you may not know these fascinating facts about the conflict.

1. Disease

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2. More disease

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3. Cannonballs

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4. Nickajack

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5. Paid to fight

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6. Twain

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7. Bad luck

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