Interesting Civil War Facts

Photo of General Ambrose Burnside
General Burnside and his famous sideburns

Introduction - Interesting Civil War Facts

The American Civil War is a subject that fascinates many people. It was a horrific war that often pitted brother against brother and often, due to outdated tactics, led to death on a scale that had not been seen before that time. On this page we list kid-friendly interesting and fun facts about the Civil War some of which are well known and other little known facts. In this category of this website, Civil War Facts, we supply information and random facts that do not fall into other categories such as major battles and generals.

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Interesting Civil War Facts

Civil War Fun Facts