Public opinion[ edit ] The attack on Fort Sumter rallied the North to the defense of American nationalism.
Facts Civil War Facts: Abraham Lincoln was their President. Jefferson Davis was their President. Populations The population of the Union was In the Confederacy, the population was listed as 5. In the Border States there were 2. Agriculture With the exception of rice and tobacco, the Union had a Union and confederacy agricultural advantage.
The Union led corn production with million bushels compared to the million bushels in the Confederacy and million bushels in the Border States.
The Confederacy produced nearly all of the nation's rice which amounted to million bushels. The Confederacy led tobacco production with million pounds compared to million pounds produced in the Border States and 50 million pounds produced in the Union.
The Union led wheat production with million bushels produced in comparison to 35 million bushels in the Confederacy and 20 million bushels in the Border States. The Union was attributed with having 40 million heads of livestock compared to 35 million in the Confederacy and only 10 million in the Border States.
Industry The Union hadfactories, while the Confederacy had 21, and the Border States had 9, The Union had 1. The Union had 20, miles of railroad compared to 9, in the Confederacy and 1, in the Border States.
Soldier demographics for the Confederate Army are not available due to incomplete and destroyed enlistment records. Civilian Occupations Farmers comprised 48 percent of the civilian occ upations in the Union.
Others included mechanics, 24 percent; laborers, 16 percent; commercial, 5 percent; miscellaneous, 4 percent; and professional occupations, 3 percent. Farmers comprised 69 percent of the civilian occupations in the Confederacy. Others included laborers, 9 percent; mechanics, 5. Bloodiest Battles The bloodiest battles of the Civil War were:Boundary Between the Union and the Confederacy Other states in the Deep South (dark gray) seceded next.
The debate in the Upper South (light gray) lasted longer, but . Secession from the existing Union led to the American Civil War, a bloody, four-year struggle that left much of the South in ashes and ended its hope of creating a new confederacy of states on the North American continent.
State Sovereignty. The Confederate constitution's preamble made it clear that states had more sovereign power in the Confederacy than they had in the Union.
The View from the Confederacy. The Confederate States of America (CSA) consisted of eleven states that seceded from the Union before or after the inauguration of Abraham Lincoln in and Start studying Union vs. Confederacy comparison chart. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools.
The Confederate States in in dark green. Light green denotes claims made by the Confederacy. Medium green denotes western counties of Virginia that separated from that State and were admitted to the Union as West Virginia.