Civil War

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    South won the year of 1861

    South won the war this year.
  • Fort Sumter

    Fort Sumter
    image credit The Union surrerendered to the Confederates even though they did not fire back.
  • Robert E. Lee

    Robert E. Lee
    image credit General Robert E. Lee, the best general in the war, turned down President Lincoln's offer to lead the Union.
  • Richmond, Virgina new capital for CSA

    Richmond, Virgina new capital for CSA
    image credit The Confederates moved there capital to Richmond, Virgina to gain support of Virginia. They also moved to be closer to the Union capital which was Washington D.C.
  • Bull Run

    Bull Run
    image creditat the battle of bull Run, the confederates beat the Union. This helped boast there spirits for winning the first year of the war. The confederates also drove the Union out and ate the lunches that were left behind.
  • Battle of Wilson Creek

    Battle of Wilson Creek
    image credit The battle of Wilson Creek, Missouri, created another Confederate victory boasting there spirits higher.
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    South won 1862

    South also won the second year of the war
  • The Battle at Shenandoah

    The Battle at Shenandoah
    Image CreditStonewall Jackson hada brilliant plan to split the Union cauing caos and confusion in the Union army.
  • Seven Day Battle

    Seven Day Battle
    Image creditThe South had great leadership in this battle whereas the Union was losing motivation and they haven't had really good leadership yet.
  • Sioux Uprising

    Sioux Uprising
    Image credit This could have gone either way but I gave it to the South because the North had to go out of their way. They went out of their way all the way to Minnesota when they could've been beating the South, it was a waste of their time.
  • Second Bull Run Battle

    Second Bull Run Battle
    Image creditThe force of the Confederates was strong so the Union had to retreat and the vicroty cleared a way for Lee's invasion in the north.
  • Fredericksburg

    Image Credit This helped the South because they were more orgaized and togther when the Union wasn't quite there yet and another general had to be replaced.
  • The Emancipation Proclaimation

    The Emancipation Proclaimation
    image creditThis helped the North by giving them a reason to fight and the slaves that came there mgiht have joined the army.
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    North wins 1863

    This is where the North starts winning the war.
  • The battle at Chanceellorsville

    The battle at Chanceellorsville
    image credit Even though the South won this battle, Stonewall got shot. It helped the North becasue one of the best generals was dead and the Confederate army force wasn't as strong.
  • Gettysburg

    Image creditThe Union won this war and it was the turning point in the war because the Confederacy gets split. The union also with stands Confederarte charges which makes them a strong army.
  • Vicksburg

    image credit The victory at Vicksburg was a win for the North because they gained control of the Mississppi River and splits the Confederacy further,
  • Chattanooga

    image credit With this victroy the Union now has a key city and can now go to Atlanta with hopes of splitting the confederacy further.
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    North wins 1864

    I think the North wins this year.
  • Grants gets command of Union armies

    Grants gets command of Union armies
    image creditWith Grant now in charge the Union has more military strength then before.
  • Farragut gets Moblie Bay

    Farragut gets Moblie Bay
    image credit This victory showed the Union's superiority at sea and got them closer to Atlanta. It also got them control of the Mississippi which the North could easily get supplies to other places.
  • Sherman Captures Atlanta

    Sherman Captures Atlanta
    image creditThe Union has captured a key city, Atlanta, which they then carried out their goal which was to split the South.
  • President Lincoln gets re-elected

    President Lincoln gets re-elected
    image credit President Lincoln gets re-elected which is good for the North because he tried to keep the country together. It's also a good thing because he is a good leader.
  • Sherman marches to Savannah

    Sherman marches to Savannah
    image creditAs Sherman and his troops march from Atlanta leaving it in flames, they head towards Savannah to futher split the conferacy (which happens) and causing devestation. (which also happnes)
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    The north wins this year and the war.
  • The Union captures Richmond Virginia

    The Union captures Richmond Virginia
    image credit The union capyures the CSA capital which signifies that the war is almost over and the North will win. It also leaves the CSA without a capital and headquarters.
  • Saylor's Creek: The last Battle

    Saylor's Creek: The last Battle
    image creditThis helpped the Union because the Conferate surrendered and they won the war. They also won the battle at Saylor's Creek.
  • Appomattox Courthouse

    Appomattox Courthouse
    image creditThe Appomattox was good because that was officially when Lee surendered to Grant.
  • John Wilkes Booth gets capturedd and killed

    John Wilkes Booth gets capturedd and killed
    image creditLincoln's assasin is killed which is good because the man who killed their president is dead.
  • Jefferson Davis is captured

    Jefferson Davis is captured
    image creditJefferson Davis being captured is good for the north because the confederacy is dead.