"The War Between the States sounds better"

The Civil War had turned into something of a naming game ever since it was waged in 1861. It was titled differently according to region and the various perceptions of it. Christopher indicates his preference to 'War Between the States' because this was the term used prevalently in the Southern States, mainly post-war. The Conferacy avoided calling it 'The Civil War'.

The American Civil War (according to most)