American Civil War was a battle between the Union and Confederate States that took place between 1861-1865. It was a prime example of the stark racial divide between blacks and whites in America. For the legal maintenance of slavery in South Carolina, the war was waged between the Union states and Confederate States. The Union was formed by the Union. Some Southern states, however, opposed legal slavery in South. Confederate States seceded and declared war upon the Union.
Union states created an army made up of whites. They also freed black slaves. Because the Union soldiers saw black soldiers as being inferior, they were subject to racism. They sabotaged black volunteers militants, refusing to equip and train them like they did for themselves (Lincoln 2014). In addition to this, black soldiers received $10 less per month than their white counterparts, while they earned $13 for clothing.
Due to the lack of military training, black troops became vulnerable to Confederate attack. In addition, Confederate soldiers were worse against black Union troops than whites (Lincoln (2014)). Confederate soldiers would torture Union black prisoners-of-war to death while tenderly treating white soldiers when caught.