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April 2005
Battles of the Civil War
Use the controls to zoom in and move around the image. Use the navigator box on the bottom left of the image as a shortcut. Produced by National Geographic Maps         
  Civil War Battlefields
Led into war over a way of life supported by human bondage, three million Americans engaged in four years of ferocious fighting against each other. Navigate your way around this map to retrace Civil War history and to look at the sites of its most heart-wrenching battles.
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Look for an interactive version of this map in the MapMachine. Zoom in and click on battlefield sites for descriptions of the event, select battles by the year they took place, and more. This National Geographic Maps project is produced in partnership with the Civil War Preservation Trust and the National Park Service.

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