Abraham lincoln timeline

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  • the election of the 16th presdent

    the election of the 16th presdent
    Abraham lincoln was elected presdent of the untied states
  • south carolina leaves

    south carolina leaves
    South Carolina became the first of eleven southern states to secede from the United States. Ultimately Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, and Virginia
  • the confederate was created

    the confederate was created
    The six succed states all meet in Montgomery, Ala., and elected Jefferson Davis president. The Confederate capital moved to Richmond, Virginia, not long after Virginia seceded in April 1861.
  • bull run

    bull run
    First Battle of Bull Run at Manassas, Virginia
  • port royal sound captured

    port royal sound captured
    Port royal sound in south carolina was captured by U. S. Captain Samuel F. slave owners in the area fled quickly leaveing behind many slaves and they all became free slaves .
  • organizing black troops

    organizing black troops
    General david hunter of the union ,organizes the first black troops, nearly 200,000 African Americans will have served in the Union forces
  • Abe lincoln frees all slaves

    Abe lincoln frees all slaves
    Abe Lincoln signed the Final Emancipation Proclamation, which freed all slaves through out all of the united states
  • battle of gettysburg

    battle of gettysburg
    the battle of gettysburg was the turning point of the war and is the most bloodest battle with around 41,000 men dead in less then two days
  • Gettysburg address

    Gettysburg address
    The Gettysburg address was by Abe lincoln and was delivered during the civil war as he inspires the soilders to keep on fighting
  • Confederates evacuate Atlanta

      Confederates evacuate Atlanta
    Confederates under general john hood evacuate from atlanta, georgia. The next day, Union forces led by general William hecumseh Sherman occupy the city
  • Abe lincoln re-eleted

    Abe lincoln re-eleted
    after following the unions victory they chose to reelect abe lincoln with andrew johnson as his vice president
  • Thirteenth Amendment

    Thirteenth Amendment
    approves the Thirteenth Amendment, which calls for the emancipation of all slaves and no compensation to their owners. The amendment was passed by the Senate in 1864 but failed to receive the necessary votes in the House.
  • Abe lincoln assassination

    Abe lincoln assassination
    Abe lincoln was our 16th president of the usa and led us through the civil war and help stop slavery