Civil War


Top 5 Causes of the US Civil War:
1. Economic and social differences between the North and the South.
2. States versus federal rights.
3. The fight between Slave and Non-Slave State Proponents.
4. Growth of the Abolition Movement.
5. The election of Abraham Lincoln.
For more information, visit: americanhistory.about.com/ od/ civilwarmenu/ a/ cause_civil_war.htm


These ancestors fought in the American Civil War:

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  Henry Merton WALKER (30 March 1840, Palmer, Massachusetts, USA (Bondsville) (Three Rivers) - 9 December 1861, Palmer, Massachusetts, USA (Bondsville) (Three Rivers))
  Patrick WALSH (abt. 1821, , Ireland - 30 December 1893, Leominster, Massachusetts, USA)
(Patrick WALSH & Julia HALEY (HEALY))

  Benjamin F. WARD (1836, - 27 October 1887, Thorndike, Maine, USA)
   Francis G WARREN (4 March 1828, Hollis, Maine, USA - 2 April 1900, Biddeford, Maine, USA (Biddeford Pool))
  Mark Anthony WARREN (20 August 1830, Killingly, Connecticut, USA - 11 September 1862, Mound City, Pulaski County, Illinois, USA)
  William Henry WATERHOUSE (11 February 1842, Greenport, New York, USA - 16 August 1923, Winter Park, Florida, USA)
  Henry W. WATTERSON (1845, Isle Of Man - 29 August 1876, Poughkeepsie, New York, USA)
  Nathan H WEEKS (14 February 1844, Acushnet, Massachusetts, USA - 14 November 1862, Alexandria, Virginia, USA)
  Isaac R. WETHERELL (1837, Granville, Massachusetts, USA - 14 April 1863, Springfield, Massachusetts, USA (Indian Orchard))
  George WETHERMOX (1817, Ghint, New York, USA - 31 August 1864, Sheffield, Massachusetts, USA)
   William Bennett WHEELER (7 April 1840, , Dutchess County, New York, USA - 25 August 1871, Lodi, Seneca, New York, USA)
(Edward WHEELER & Phebe BENNETT)

  Levi WHITAKER (12 August 1825, Ashford, Connecticut, USA - 17 December 1864, , Maryland, USA)
  Amasa WHITE (5 February 1842, Colrain, Massachusetts, USA (Colerain) - 26 October 1877, Colrain, Massachusetts, USA (Colerain))
   John WHITE (27 December 1839, , Germany (German States) (German Empire) - 17 December 1916 , Pittsfield, Massachusetts, USA (Coltsville))
(Conrad WHITE & Annie Elizabeth LANG)

  Selleck Lobdell WHITE (24 May 1839, - 3 September 1864, Hampton, Virginia, USA (Phoebus))
  George M. WHITNEY (1843, Dana, Massachusetts, USA* - 25 August 1863, Dana, Massachusetts, USA*)
  Chauncey J. WILLIAMS (1825, - 11 August 1864, Colchester, Connecticut, USA)
  James M. WILLIAMS (1841, Charlemont, Massachusetts, USA - 17 July 1862, Richmond, Virginia, USA)
  John Mcgrew WILSON (1801, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - 8 November 1862, , Iowa, USA)
  Joseph B. WOOD (1824, - 16 August 1864, Andersonville, Georgia, USA)
   Eugene (Hugues) WOOD (DUBOIS) (21 August 1832, Saint-Hugues, Québec, Canada - 14 July 1915, Lynn, Massachusetts, USA)
(Dominique DUBOIS & Marie-Anne PÉRODEAU)

  Joseph Edmund WOODARD (3 Sept. 1837, Houston Co., Georgia, USA - 16 Jan. 1916, Ringgold, Bienville Parish, Louisiana, USA)
(Thomas WOODARD & Purity STUCKEY)

   George Washington WRIGHT (4 December 1820, , South Carolina, USA - 14 July 1864, Griffin, Spalding, Georgia, USA)
(Abraham WRIGHT & Anna BURTZ (BURTS))

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