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|My Yankee ancestors (I've found) all served in the Western Theater....while my Reb side served under General Lee in the East. So they never faced each other in battle. They were all 1st Cousins to each other. My 33rd NC ancestor joined at the outbreak of war and saw action in every major battle up to and including Chancellorsville. He was badly wounded there and didn't return to action until the siege of Petersburg. He was discharged in December of 64 due to his health. The 52nd ancestor joined when Petersburg was under siege in summer of 1864 and was captured April 2nd of 1865. My Yank ancestors reached Raliegh, NC at wars end. Which was fairly close to the Reb side home area. After the war a couple NC relatives moved to Indiana so they must have buried their differences.