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FC: Battle of Athens | Civil War | By: Gavin Corley
1: Civil War In a Nutshell | The Civil war was fought over many things. One the prejudice and discrimination of the slaves. Another thing was the strong political views of either side. The South thought that they desperately needed slaves, but the North couldn't see why and banned it thus leading to the infamous war. The North, or Union as they liked to be called, was the stronger side with most of the United States under its control. The South, or Confederate States of America, were the weaker side but they still fought as hard as they could but ended up losing the war making the Civil War the worst toll on American Soldiers ever in history.
2: Where was the battle? | The Battle of Athens, took place in Northeast Missouri and in Southeast Iowa.
3: When was the battle? | The Battle of Athens took place on August 5, 1861.
4: Outcome, how did it affect the war? | The Union was trying to hold off the Confederates and not let them get the village of Athens. The Confederates and the Union exchanged some shots and eventually the Union retained the possession of the village. The Union also retained firearms, 450 horses, and a lot of other things.
5: Civil War Famous People? Did they die? | No one really died that was important. It was just a small skirmish that didn't really do anything to either side. | Colonel David Moore (Union General)