*Arguably, Abraham Lincoln is our greatest American President, ever. He pulled us through our darkest days and held the Union together. Jefferson Davis had the job of running a newly formed government during the war, a task daunting to most. The Civil War touched every family in one way or another. It is still one of the most studied and reenacted of any U.S. wars. Many can't fathom the sheer numbers of dead or severely wounded.
*For four years between 1861 and 1865 the United States engaged