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In the US Civil War, Confederate soldiers from the South fought against Union soldiers from the North. Both sides had to resort to conscription to keep their armies at full strength. The South passed draft laws first then the North had to do the same.

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Interestingly America fought against American. Technically however the United States of America (Union, North) fought against the Confederate States of American (Confederates, South).

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