The American Civil War 1861-1865 Garry Owen Battle Hymn Of The Republic http://www.us-civilwar.com/ United States Civil War [SIZE=+2]"War is a hellish way to settle a disagreement"[/SIZE] The American Civil War (1861 - 1865) was one of the most violent times in the History of the United States. Many books have been written on all aspects of the Civil War. More than 600,000 men gave their lives for their country in this war. This is more lives lost in one war than in all wars and conflicts combined following this period in time. Read more at the link.