Why is the U.S. Civil War thought to be the first modern war?
...anarchist vibes, but what separated this war was its approach towards warfare. An outlook towards modern technology began to spur from the introduction of this war. Mankind learnt the fact that the days of swords, arrows, shields & horses were culminating to a dead end.
1) Dutch, Steven, The First Modern War & the last Ancient War, 1998, September 2, 2011, from: http://www.uwgb.edu/dutchs/westtech/x1stmodw.htm... is the U.S. Civil War thought to be the first modern war? In interpreting the history of feud & warfare, people on average read that General X met General Y on the battleground, X won, Y retreated, and then they met for a second time on another battleground, and so on. But strangely...