When the Civil War began, the United States had only a tiny paid army. States had volunteer militias to help the regular army. The need for more men became greater and both sides started a draft or conscription. The South started it in 1862. The North started their draft in 1863.
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This character embodies American patriotism with whimsical style and symbolic design
Hair and eye colors will vary
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