5 Lesser Known Civil Wars

The US Civil War will always be one of the most studied parts of US History. But it hasn't been the only civil war in the US. Cracked takes a look at five more wars that can really only be called ridiculous.

From the war between Michigan and Ohio over the city of Toledo (no one was killed but prisoners were taken) to a war over the Red River Bridge between Texas and Oklahoma (which all but stopped transit between the two states), these wars are relatively overlooked, and completely ludicrous.

Back on the Oklahoma side, Governor Murray decided the situation wasn't anywhere near stupid enough yet, so he increased the dick move quotient in the skirmish by 75 percent and ordered the Oklahoma National Guard to block and demolish the road north of the private toll bridge, rendering the area impassable.

Then, he expanded his martial law order to both sides of the Red River bridge. And that was how Oklahoma National Guardsman wound up occupying land in Texas.

Link - via metafilter

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Oh now all the mighty Nimrods of the frozen Michigan North still talk about the great Michigan Ohio war.


Most of em' still hold a grudge.

Quite few Buckeyes too.
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