April 2007
Military History;Apr2007, Vol. 24 Issue 2, p12
The article presents information on the duration of several major wars in the history of the U.S., according to the "World Almanac and Book of Facts 2007." The Revolutionary War ended after eight years and two months with the signing of the Treaty of Paris of 1783. The American Civil War lasted four years, ending in April 1865. The Spanish-American War began April 23, 1898, ending that same year on August 12.


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