The American Civil War

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    The American Civil War

  • The Election of 1860

  • Fort Sumter

    The southern fort in the harbor of Charleston, South Carolina was held by federal troops. However the troops are cut off from supplies and reinforcement by southern control. Then Lincoln sended provisions to the troops; also giving the choice to the South to or not to attack. The southerner's response was attacking the fort, eventually capturing it two days after the start of the Civil War in April 12, 1861
  • Battle Of Bull Run

    It was the first major battle of the war where 30,000 federal troops marched from Washington, D.C. to attack Confederate troops near Bull Run Creek. When the Union were near victory, reinforcement under the command of General Stonewall Jackson counterattacked the Union troops that were inexperienced at the time.
  • Thomas Stonewall Jackson

    One of the Confederate Generals, and a well-known commander under Robert E. Lee, aquired his nickname 'Stonewall Jackson' in the First Battle of Bull Run.
  • Jefferson Davis

  • Moniter and Merrimae

  • Battle of Antietam

    Practically the bloodiest single-day battle in American History, The Battle of Antietam was the follow up of General Lee's victory at Bull Run. While Lee was hoping for a major Confederate victory in the North, during the time, McClellan found a copy of Lee's battle plan dropped by a Confederate Officer roughly after McClellan was put back in command of the Union Army. The casualties for the battle was catastrophic, over 22,000 men were killed or wounded.
  • Winfield Scott and the Anaconda Plan

  • George McClellan

    Served as General-in-Chief for a brief year.
  • Battle of Fredricksburg

  • Robert E. Lee