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1: The Civil War was a gruesome and bloody war between the Northern and Southern states of America. The South was based on agriculture and the North was based on manufacturing. The South needed slaves for their big plantations and the north didn't agree with people owning slaves. Although, slavery wasn't the only reason the war started, the North wanted to have a Government and the states wanted to have what they called state's rights. These weren't the only reasons of the war but, they were the main reasons.
2: Where Was the Battle? | The Battle of Antietam was near Sharpsburg, Maryland.
3: When Was the Battle? | The Battle of Antietam was on September 17, 1862
4: Who Won the Battle of Antietam? | The Battle of Antietam was won by the Yankees. It made Great Britain reconsider helping the Rebels. Lee Retreated as soon as the battle was over.
5: Where Any Famous Civil War Figures Involved? | On the Union's side there was General George McClellan and on the Confederate side there was Robert E. Lee. There was 23,100 casualties on this one day. It was known as the bloodiest day of the war.