Civil War

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  • Abraham Lincoln elected president

    This was his first election that he was elected presadent.
  • Lincoln orders blockade of the south

  • Battle at Fort Sumter

    This is a battle that lasted for only 2 days.IT was really bad. It happend in South Carolina.
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    Battle at Fort Sumter

    In South Carolina there was this big war that lasted for 2 days and it was a big bomb thing with lots and lots of bombs going off.
  • The battle of Bull Run

  • Lincoln orders blockade of the south

    This battle lasted for 4 years. It ened in 1865.
  • Robert E. Lee surrenders

    Lee chose to follow his home state, despite his personal desire for the country to remain intact and despite the fact that President Abraham Lincoln had offered Lee command of a Union Army.
  • Monitor vs. Virginia naval battle

    This battle destroying both and killing more than 240 of their crewmen
  • Battle of Shiloh

    major battle in the Western Theater of the American Civil War, fought April 6 – 7, 1862, in southwestern Tennessee.
  • 2nd Battle of Bull Run (or 2nd battle of Manassas)

    this battle only lasted for 2 days so it ened on the 30th of April in 1862.
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    7 Days Battle

    This battle only lasted for a week. It happend right out side of Richmond, Virginia.
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    7 Days Campaign

    This battle only last for a week. It happend right out side of Richmond, Virginia.
  • Antietam

    the first major battle in the American Civil War to take place on Union soil. It was the bloodiest single-day battle in American history, with 22,717 dead, wounded and missing on both sides combined.
  • Emancipation Proclamation issued

    It was based on the president's constitutional authority as commander in chief of the armed forces; it was not a law passed by Congress.
  • Emancipation Proclamation takes effect

    a war measure to cripple the Confederacy. Lincoln surmised that if the slaves in the Southern states were freed, then the Confederacy could no longer use them as laborers to support the army in the field, thus hindering the effectiveness of the Confederate war effort.
  • Battle at Chancellorsville

    The campaign pitted Union Army Maj. Gen. Joseph Hooker's Army of the Potomac against an army less than half its size, Gen. Robert E. Lee's Confederate Army of Northern Virginia. Chancellorsville is known as Lee's "perfect battle" because his risky decision to divide his army in the presence of a much larger enemy force resulted in a significant Confederate victory.
  • Siege of Vicksburg (use the date it ended)

    this battle lasted for 2 months
  • Battle of Gettysburg

    This battle only lasted for 3 days so it ended on the 3ed of July.
  • Gettysburg Address

    it is the address of Gettysburg. it was also the speech after the battle
  • Battle at Chattanooga

    this battle only lasted for a day
  • Sherman captures Atlanta

    Continuing their summer campaign to seize the important rail and supply center of Atlanta.
  • Abraham Lincoln re-elected

    In 1864 Aberham went up and went for presadent and he got re-elected to be the presadent. He was running aguinst George McClellen.
  • Sherman begins march to the sea

    The campaign began with Sherman's troops leaving the captured city of Atlanta, Georgia, on November 16 and ended with the capture of the port of Savannah on December 21. and it lasted 2 months
  • Savannah, GA falls to the Union

    Sherman's Union army has captured Savannah, Georgia. They now have created a military barrier that stretches from east to west across the South, hampering the Confederate army's attempts to move men and supplies through the region.
  • Abraham Lincoln shot and kill

    One night when Abraham was with his wife at a play John Wilkes Booth was in the theature got up to were Abraham was sitting at and then she took a gun to the back of his head shot him jumped on stage and then ran off.
  • Union Army moves in and occupies Richmond, VA.

    During the war they kept moving all over the U.S. They then went to Richmond and it was a hard brutle war.
  • 13th Amendment passed

    they were made and went into and all ove rrthe USA
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