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Civil War - Comparing the Sides

U.S. History
John Bartram High School
Which states?
California, Connecticut, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Maine,
Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Nevada, New Hampshire, New
Jersey, New York, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont,
and Wisconsin.
(Border states were Delaware, Kentucky, Maryland, Missouri, and West
Population: 18.5 million in the Northern states, the Border States included
an additional 2.5 million free people and 500,000 enslaved people.
Capital: Washington, DC
President: Abraham Lincoln
Which states?
Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North
Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, and Virginia
Size of the military: 2,672,341
Size of the military: 750,000 to 1,227,890
(Exact numbers are difficult to obtain from incomplete and destroyed
Advantages: More experienced military leaders, Southern culture
produced excellent sharpshooters and cavalry, fighting a defensive war,
fighting mostly in their homeland
Advantages: More factories, more railroads, more supplies, more horses,
better weapons
Mr. Dean
Population: 5.5 million free people and 3.5 million enslaved people
Capital: Richmond, VA
President: Jefferson Davis
Details from the National Park Service