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Poems and songs of the american civil war the poems and songs of the civil war era are gripping and powerfulfrom the secession of south carolina and the opening battle at fort sumter to lee's surrender at appomattox and lincoln's assassination, this wealth of literature records a remarkable period in american history from an urgent, contemporary perspective. 91 years after the american civil war ended, its last veteran died mashable 1890s-1950s last of the civil war veterans the greatest parade in american history has finally come to an. Among his books are over here: the first world war and american society (1980) and the pulitzer prize-winning freedom from fear: the american people in depression and war (1999),which recounts the history of the united states in the two great crises of the great depression and world war ii. The civil war (or the american civil war as the outside world knows it) was the greatest ever conflict on american soil it lasted from 1861 until 1865 and claimed more than 650,000 lives the northern states (known as the union) wished to abolish the slavery and fought the southern states (known as the confederacy), which seceded from the usa.