On March 4th, 1861, Abraham Lincoln was elected president and served 4 years when he was assassinated on April 14th by John Wilkes Booth. He was also a leader for the Union through the war and was against slavery.
Ulysses S. Grant was a general for the Union during the civil war and the 18th president. He won many battles for the Union.
Jefferson Davis was the president for the Confederacy from 1861-1865.
Robert E. Lee was a commander for the Confederation. He was a soldier for the first year of the war and a commander for the last 3 years.
William Carney was an african american soldier and the first african american to win the Medal of Honor.
Philip Bazaar won the Medal of Honor and was a navy seamen during the war.