Ch.15 timeline

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  • Lincoln elected

    Lincoln elected
    Abraham Lincoln is elected president, and the southern states are furious.
  • South Carolina secedes

    South Carolina secedes
    South Carolina first state to secede from the union.
  • Rest of deep south secedes

    Rest of deep south secedes
    Confederacy is founded.
  • fort sumter

    fort sumter
    Fort sumter is fired upon and surrenders to confederate forces
  • Battle of bull run

    Battle of bull run
    South wins the battle at bulll run.
  • Forts

    Grant captured forts Henry and Donelson.
  • New Orleans

    New Orleans
    Farragut captures New Orleans for the Union.
  • McCellan campaign

    McCellan campaign
    He leads an unsuccessful campaign on the peninsula southeast of Richmond.
  • battle of bull run part 2

    battle of bull run part 2
    South wins the second war at bull run, giving them both victories there.
  • Antietam

    McCellan defeats Lee at the battle of Antietam.
  • Lincoln

    He issues preliminary Emancipation proclamation.
  • Lincoln final issue

    Lincoln final issue
    Lincoln issues final emancipation Proclamation.
  • Major victory

    Major victory
    North gains major victories at Gettysburg and Vicksburg.
  • Sherman

    Atlanta burns to the ground as Sherman passes through.
  • re-election

    Lincoln is re-elected president, defeating McClellan.
  • Sherman keeps on rolling

    Sherman keeps on rolling
    Sherman marches through Georgia and takes Savannha but doesnt burn the city down but gives it to Lincoln as a bday present.
  • 13 amendment

    13  amendment
    Congress passes 13th amendment abolishing slavery.
  • surrenders

    Grant captures Petersburg and Richmond, and Lee surrenders at Appomattox.
  • Assasination

    Lincoln is assasinated by John Wilkes Booth at a theatre.
  • more surrenders

    more surrenders
    Remaining Confederate forces surrender.