During the course of the war, Lincoln was quoted as saying, "I do not claim to have control of events, but confess plainly that events have control of me." ("Day 2: 10:00pm-11:00pm")
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- The American Civil War was fought from 1861 to 1865 between the Union and the Confederacy, an alliance of eleven states which seceded from the Union. President Abraham Lincoln was the commander-in-chief of the Union forces.