1861-1865 The Civil War

By juliee
  • The war begins

    The war begins
    Image creditCivil War started, north, they were not really perpared. South had a lot more trained people and the right kind of suplies, they faught on their own land so they had more of a reason to fight.
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    1861 south

  • R.E. Lee turns DOWN Union command

    R.E. Lee turns DOWN Union command
    Image creditRobert E. Lee turn down the north to help and serve on the south, because he needs to stay faithful to what he firdst picked. North could of had a strong person but instead the south had the advantage.
  • New CSA president

    New CSA president
    Image creditFor the south, they had CSA, soon Jefferson Davis is now the knew president Of CSA, he was a strong leader and had mititary experience during the Mexican War.
  • Richmond, Virginia, becomes new CSA capital

    Richmond, Virginia, becomes new CSA capital
    Image creditRichmond Virginia is the new capital so they can maintain support of a Virginia through out the war. They think the war may be closer to the end if they do move.
  • Victory at Bull run

    Victory at Bull run
    Image creditThe south won the war's firt battle, (bull run) and feels confident.
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    1862- North

    I think the North has one the year 1862.
  • Battle between Ironclad ships ends in a draw.

    Battle between Ironclad ships ends in a draw.
    Image creditThe battle ended in draw, the north didn't win but neither did the south. Neither of them lost so it did North no harm. So this Helped them in a way , they start to get confidence because the south didn't win.
  • Grant WINS decisive battle at Shiloh

    Grant WINS decisive battle at Shiloh
    Image creditBattle of Shiloh the Union takes the victory. It was one of the bloodiest battles, it was fought in full-bloom peach orchards near a church names Shiloh, just miles from the Tennessee River town of PIttsburgh Landing. This was fought in central Tennessee.
  • Admiral Farragut captures New Orleans for Union

    Admiral Farragut captures New Orleans for Union
    Image creditThe Union has control of a vital Confederate city and a new hero- Farragut. This means that the south lost New Orleans, and now the North has it and feels good about it.
  • Siuox uprising put down in Minnesota

    Siuox uprising put down in Minnesota
    imag credit Indians did started to attake the Union, this makes them stronger and it looks like they won the battle with them.
  • Bloody Antietam gives Union victory

    Bloody Antietam gives Union victory
    Image creditThe Union achieved its first major victory at Antietam, or SHarpsburg.
  • President Issues proclamation to free slaves

    President Issues proclamation to free slaves
    image credit Legally, this action began the movement to end slavery through out the United states! This help make a statement and shows the south how much power the north has.
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    1863- North

    I think the North won this year. The year of 1863!
  • Lincoln signs first draft law

    Lincoln signs first draft law
    image creditthis law help and makes more and more people go the war and get more money. this way they will have more help and if they pay they get more money.
  • Gettysburg, Union Victory

    Gettysburg, Union Victory
    image credit Union won battle at Gettysburg. One step closer to going home. This made fools of the south because they had to retreat.
  • Lincoln delivers address at Gettysburg

    Lincoln delivers address at Gettysburg
    Image credit Lincoln Gives an amazing speach about the brave men who fought In the battle at Gettyrburg. It inspires the rest of them and gives them more hope. This helped them by inspiring them and letting them move forward knowing that the people who died. Died helping and fighting.
  • Union forces win CHattanooga.

    Union forces win CHattanooga.
    image creditThis is good for the North because the Union now hs control of a key southern city, and form further splitting the Confederacy.
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    The year of 1864- North

    I think north won this year.
  • Coomand of Union armies given to Grant

    Coomand of Union armies given to Grant
    image creditThe appointment of Grant strengthens the Union's military potential
  • Farragut captures key port of Moblie Bay

    Farragut captures key port of Moblie Bay
    image creditAnother key victory moves the Union forces closer to Atlanta Georgia.
  • Sherman captures Atlanta

    Sherman captures Atlanta
    image creditThis further splits the Confederacy. witch means the North is one step closer to victory.
  • President Lincoln is re-elected

    President Lincoln is re-elected
    image creditThey get their strong leader back and ffighting even more.
  • Sherman's troops begin march through Georgia

    Sherman's troops begin march through Georgia
    image creditSherman's march to the Sea will devastate the Confederacy. Make the North feel good and maybe win another battle.
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    1865-North

    North won this year because they won the war.
  • Federals take Petersburg and occupy Richmond

    Federals take Petersburg and occupy Richmond
    image creditGrant beat Lees at Petersburg and occupies the Rebel capital. North now has an improtant city that once belonged to the south.
  • Lincoln tours Rebel capital

    Lincoln tours Rebel capital
    image creditAs lee's under suplied armies retreat west of the capital LIncoln tours the city, including Jefferson Davis' home.
  • Saylor's Creek battle

    Saylor's Creek battle
    image credit May be the last battle, 8,000 Confederates surrendered. North won this battle.
  • Lee Surrenders to Grant

    Lee Surrenders to Grant
    image credit The north just won the war. They got to keep their hourses, they got food and are not to use vioelence anymore.
  • CSA President Davis captured

    CSA President Davis captured
    image credit The north has the South's President the confedursy is dead.