CNN is running an interesting article with seven little-known trivia facts about the Civil War. I will list the seven facts below, but for more details about them, take a look at CNN’s article.
- Lincoln’s first solution to slavery was a fiasco
- Hungry ladies effectively mugged Jefferson Davis
- The Union used hot air balloons and submarines
- “Dixie” was only a northern song
- Paul Revere was at Gettysburg
- Mark Twain fired one shot and then left
- The armies weren’t all-male
Again, the article with more details is here.