Civil War

  • Election Of Lincoln

    Election Of Lincoln
    1858 Lincoln ran against Stephen A. Douglas for Senator. He lost, but in debating with Douglas he gained a reputation that won him the Republican nomination for the 1860 presedental election
  • secession of South Carolina

    secession of South Carolina
    The people of South Carolina, have decided that the governing of its own territory is appropriate. The governing of the peoples own is firs and foremost for survival and not selfish but more selfless than any other. The transfer of power to the people is what is best we do this to protect owner right to have slaves, and to keep the old traditions.
  • Mississippi

  • Florida

  • Alabama

  • Georgia

  • Louisiana

  • Texas

  • Jefferson Davis and the confederacy

    The Confederate States of America is formed with Jefferson Davis, a West Point graduate and former U.S. Army officer, as president.
  • Finalizing the 61th president

    Abraham Lincoln is sworn in as 16th President of the United States of America
  • Fort Sumter

    Fort Sumter
    on april tenth the confedrate forces damanded the surrender of the union in controll of the fort. on the twelth confedrate forces open fired on the union forces causing chaos in the fort, because of lack of suplies and man power on the union side of the battle they had no choice but to surender. although the battle was four days long no lives were claimed in the battle. this was the opening battle of the Cival War.
  • Virginia

  • Arkansas

  • North Carolina

  • Tennessee

  • First battle Of Bull Run

    This battle tookplace in Manassas, Virginia. It was the first major land battle of the American Civil War. It took over two days for union troops to march twentytwo miles in to the south. The Union army finally reached its objective on the evening of July 18 and encamped along the small stream Bull Run.
  • Antietam

    on September 16, Major General George B. McClellan confronted General Robert E Lee's Army of Northern Virginia at Sharpsburg, Maryland. At dawn September 17, Hooker's corps mounted a powerful assault on Lee's left flank that began the single bloodiest day in American military history. this was the battle that left a bood stain in hoistory of the cival war Lee had no chance onced flanked.
  • Harpers Ferry under attack

    Lee invades the North with 50,000 Confederates and heads for Harpers Ferry, located 50 miles northwest of Washington.
    The Union Army, 90,000 strong, under the command of McClellan, pursues Lee. battle ending on september 9th
  • Harper Ferry

    Harpers Ferry witnessed the firs successful application of manufacture, This had much to do with the development of the railway and troops crossing the river. just think this could have had a lot to do with the outcome of the war.
  • Attack at Fredericksburg

    Army of the Potomac under Gen. Burnside suffers a costly defeat at Fredericksburg in Virginia with a loss of 12,653 men after 14 frontal assaults on well entrenched Rebels on Marye's Heights. they may as well try and take hell Confederate losses are 5,309.
  • Gettysburg

    The two armies began to collide at Gettysburg as Lee urgently concentrated his forces there. Low ridges to the northwest of town were defended initially by a Union cavalry division, which was soon reinforced with two corps of Union infantry.On the third day of battle, July 3, fighting resumed on Culp's Hill, and cavalry battles raged to the east and south, but the main event was a dramatic infantry assault by 12,500 Confederates against the center of the Union line great losses to the Confederat
  • Chattanooga

    This two day battle was one of the greats. The Rebel siege of Chattanooga ends as Union forces under Grant defeat the siege army of Gen. Braxton. Union troops avenge their previous defeat at Chickamauga by storming up the face of Missionary Ridge without orders ending on the 25
  • Siege of Knoxvill

    Knoxvill was held by General Ambrose and his 5,000 men who had to hold the town from Longstreet who took his 17,000 men troop and advanced into Knoxville.
  • Grant campaigns

    The beginning of a massive, coordinated campaign involving all the Union Armies. In Virginia, Grant with an Army of 120,000 begins advancing toward Richmond to engage Lee's Army of Northern Virginia, now numbering 64,000,
  • Shurman's March To The Sea

    General William T. Sherman mobilized 62,000 of his veteran troops and waged destructive war across Georgia, from Atlanta to Savannah. Unhappy with the killing and maiming of Union and Confederate soldiers in combat blood baths, he decided on purposeful destruction, hoping to insure fewer casualties while helping bring the war to an end as quickly as possible.
  • Assassination of Lincoln

    While Lincoln was attending a Play John Wilkes Both shot him in the back of the head. Both then jumped off the balcomy on to the stage and broke his leg
  • John Wilkes Booth is shot and killed

    While hiding in a tobacco barn in Virginia Wilkes is shot and killed by forces that where lsearching in that area for him.
  • The End

    Remaining Confederate forces surrender. The Nation is reunited as the Civil War ends. Over 620,000 Americans died in the war, with disease killing twice as many as those lost in battle. 50,000 survivors return home as amputees.
  • The Thirteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution

    passed by Congress on January 31, 1865, is finally ratified. Slavery is abolished.