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Civil War Leaders

Learn more about the Union and Confederate leaders who defined the Civil War era.

Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln, the 16th President of the United States, is known for leading the nation during the Civil War, enacting the Emancipation Proclamation...

Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln, decimosexto presidente de los Estados Unidos, nació cerca de Hodgenville, Kentucky, el 12 de febrero de 1809. Su familia se mudó a...

Edward Henry Hobson

Edward Henry Hobson was born on July 11, 1825, in Greensburg, Kentucky. As a young man, Hobson helped with his father’s steamboat business. In 1846...