Why did Robert E Lee not fight on the North's side in the Civil War?

Answer Because his home-state of Virginia decided to join the Confederacy.He sat up all night, trying to decide whether he was an American first and a Virginian second, or vice-versa.When the dawn came up... Read More »

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Did some Filipino's fight for the Confederacy during the American Civil War?

Several small towns of Filipinos existed in Louisiana from the late 1700s onward. These communities kept mainly to themselves. The men are believed to have been the 'Spanish fishermen' recruited du... Read More »

Who first used the phrase a rich mans war and a poor mans fight to describe the civil war?

The same as any other 4 star in any other branch. The salary depends on the general's years of service. Excluding taxes and special pay (such as whether or not the general is in a hazardous area or... Read More »

Is it illegal to fight for other countries at war this is about private citizens of one country getting involved for no fee to assist the fighting efforts of other countries at a state of civil war?