A Few Weird Things about the American Civil War — Market Mad House

In many ways, the Civil War was the strangest conflict in American history. Many aspects of the War Between the States were bizarre.

Even well-known aspects of the Civil War are downright weird. Some of the weirdest aspects of the U.S. Civil War include:

1. Confederate Icon Robert E. Lee was almost the first commander of the Union Army

On 28 March 1861, President Abraham Lincoln (R-Illinois) promoted Lee to Major

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Daniel G. Jennings is a writer who lives and works in Colorado. He is a lifelong history buff who is fascinated by stocks, politics, and cryptocurrency.

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