American civil war (1861-1865)

In this bloody civil war or secession killed about 970,000 of which 620,000 were American soldiers. Thus disappeared about 3% of the population of the states involved in the conflict.

Nesta sangrenta guerra civil ou de Secessão morreram cerca de 970.000 Americanos dos quais 620.000 eram soldados. Desapareceu deste modo aproximadamente 3% da população dos Estados envolvidos no conflito.

Winslow Homer (1836-1910)-'the war for the Union. A bayonet charge. 1862'-wood engraving Harper's Weekly

Winslow Homer (1836-1910)-'a rainy day in camp (camp near Yorktown)'-1871 Private collection

Winslow Homer (1836-1910)-'Thanksgiving in camp'-wood engraving-1862 Harper's Weekly

Edwin Austin Forbes (1839-1895)-'scene behind the breastworks on Culps Hill, morning of July 3rd 1862'-oil on canvas Washington-Library of Congress

Edwin Austin Forbes (1839-1895)-'the battle of Gettysburg (July 1-3, 1863)'-drawing Washington-Library of Congress

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