Civil War Timeline

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In History
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    Sectionalism

  • The Election of Abraham Lincoln

    The Election of Abraham Lincoln
  • Lincoln's Inaugural Adress

    Lincoln's Inaugural Adress
    During his Inaugural Lincoln Adressed the nation stateing that he would not invade the south and if fighting were to take place it would be because it was instigated by The South, He also said that he would not end slavery, however he would use any force neccacary to enforece federal polocies.
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    American Civil War

    The American Civil War is a series of battles that took place for four years following the suceccion of South Carolina, Mississippi, Florida, Alabama, Georgia, Louisiana, Texas, Virginia, Arkansas, North Carolina and Tennessee, known as The Confederacy. The Civil War is the single bloodiest war The United States has taken part in.
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    The Battle of Gettysburg

    The Battle of Gettysburg is the most famous and the bloodiest battle of the war, it lasted three days and was the turning point in the war. After three days of shooting the fighting stoped and the total amount of casualties was 57,225.
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    Sherman's March to the Sea

    Sherman and his troops marched 300 Miles sweeping across the South like a plague. They leveld any town in their paths and as a result helped to cut off any and all supplie routes they found. The news of such actions was a major moral boost for the Union soldiers, it also helped to end the war as the Confederate army was loseing all of its artillery and amunition, as well as food and other necesities.
  • Appomattox Court

    Appomattox Court
    On April 9, 1865 the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia was surrounded at Appomattox. General Robert E. Lee surrendered to General Ulysses S. Grant at the Mclean house, ending the Civil War. Wilmer Mclean, the owner of the house, was all to familier with the happenings of the Civil War. As the first battle at Bull Run was faught on his farm, one could say the war started in his back yard and ended in his parlor.