Civil War

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    Civil War

  • Election of 1860

    Election of 1860
    Abraham Liclicon elected 16th president of the United States of Amercia by beating Stephen Douglas.
  • South Carolina

    South Carolina
    South Carolina is the first to seced.
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    Secession of States

    South Carolina December 20, 1860
    Mississippi January 9, 1861
    Florida January 10, 1861
    Alabama January 11, 1861
    Georgia January 19, 1861
    Louisiana January 26, 1861
    Texas February 1, 1861
    Virginia April 17, 1861
    Arkansas May 6, 1861
    North Carolina May 20, 1861
    Tennessee June 8, 1861
  • Mississippi secedes

    Mississippi secedes
    missippi is the second state to secede.
  • Florida seceds

    Florida seceds
  • Alabama Seceds

    Alabama Seceds
    Alabama Seceds
  • Georgia seceds

    Georgia seceds
    Georgia Secedes
  • Louisiana seceds

    Louisiana seceds
  • Texas seceds

    Texas seceds
    Texas seceds
  • Abraham Lincoln Inauguated

    Abraham Lincoln Inauguated
    Abraham Lincoln was inaugurated.
  • fort sumter, south carolina

    fort sumter, south carolina
    the first battle of the war had no casualties. the confederate army won the battle of fort sumter.
  • Linclon's volenters

    Linclon's volenters
    Licclons Proclamation calls for 75,000 mititimen, and a session of Congress on July 4th.
  • virginia succedes

    virginia succedes
    Virginia succedes
  • Robert E Lee is the Comander!

    Robert E Lee is the Comander!
    Lee Joins Conferdate Army because Virginia seceed and that was his home.
  • Arkansas seceds

    Arkansas seceds
    Arkansas Seceds
  • North Carolina succedes

    North Carolina succedes
    north carolina succedes
  • Tenessee seceds

    Tenessee seceds
  • McClellan the commander

    McClellan the commander
    McClellan became the commander of the Union army.
    Everytime he is commander he loses battle.
  • Battle of the Monitor and Merrimack (or Merrimac)

    Battle of the Monitor and Merrimack (or Merrimac)
    March 8–9, 1862
    Both Sides Victory
    Is Famous for being the first fight between two ironclad warships.
  • Shiloh

    Shiloh
    April 6-7, 1862
    Union Victory
    As a result of the fall of Forts Henry and Donelson, Confederate Gen. Albert Sidney Johnston, the commander in the area, was forced to fall back, giving up Kentucky and much of West and Middle Tennessee.
  • Pope becomes the Commander

    Pope becomes the Commander
    After McClellan, pope gains control of the Union army
  • 1st Bull Run

    1st Bull Run
    The Union army is defeated by the Confertate army at Manassas.
    Thomas Jackson
  • 2nd Manassas (2nd Bull Run)

    2nd Manassas (2nd Bull Run)
    August 28–30, 1862
    Conferdate Victory
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    2st Bull Run (Manasas)

    August 28–30, 1862
  • Sharpsburg (Antietam)

    Sharpsburg (Antietam)
    September 17, 1862
    Union Victory
  • Fredricksburg

    Fredricksburg
    December 11–15, 1862
    Conferderate Victory
    A battle between General Robert E. Lee's Confederate Army of Northern Virginia and the Union Army of the Potomac, commanded by Maj. Gen. Ambrose E. Burnside.
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    Fredricksburg

    December 11–15, 1862
    Confederate win
    Stonewall battle
    Burnside lose
  • Battle of Chancellorsville

    Battle of Chancellorsville
    April 30 – May 6, 1863
    Confederate Victory
    Robert E Lee's risky decision to divide his army in the presence of a much larger enemy force resulted in a Confederate victory. The victory, a product of Lee's audacity and Hooker's timid combat performance, was tempered by heavy casualties and the mortal wounding of Lt. Gen. Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson to friendly fire, a loss that Lee likened to "losing my right arm."
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    Battle of Chancellorsville

    April 30 – May 6, 1863
    Jackson "Stonewall" dies on friendly fire.
    Confederate win
    Leads to Gettysburg.
  • Siege of Vicksburg

    Siege of Vicksburg
    May 18 – July 4, 1863
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    Siege of Vicksburg

    May 18 – July 4, 1863
    Union Victory
    n a series of maneuvers, Union Maj. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant and his Army of the Tennessee crossed the Mississippi River and drove the Confederate army of Lt. Gen. John C. Pemberton into the defensive lines surrounding the fortress city of Vicksburg, Mississippi.
  • Gettysburg

    Gettysburg
    July 1–3, 1863
    Overall Union Victory
    Lee want to end this war and goes to the north to attack.
    On the first day the Confederates won, the 2nd and last day were the Union's victory. Pickitt's Charge was when the Union drew the Confederates out of the North.
  • Joseph E. Johnson Surrenders

    Joseph E. Johnson Surrenders
  • Siege of Petersburg

    Siege of Petersburg
    June 9, 1864 – March 25, 1865
    Union Victory
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    Petersburg

    June 9, 1864 – March 25, 1865
    Union victory
  • Battle of Atlanta

    Battle of Atlanta
    July 22, 1864
    Union forces commanded by William T. Sherman overwhelmed and defeated Confederate forces defending the city under John B. Hood.
    After a Union siege and various attempts to seize railroads and supply lines leading to Atlanta. After the city was taken, Sherman's troops headed eastward toward Savannah on his famous March to the Sea.
  • Battle of Nashville

    Battle of Nashville
    December 15–16, 1864
    represented the end of large-scale fighting in the Western Theater of the American Civil War. It was fought at Nashville, Tennessee, on December 15–16, 1864, between the Confederate Army of Tennessee under Lt. Gen. John Bell Hood and Federal forces under Maj. Gen. George H. Thomas. In one of the largest victories achieved by the Union Army during the war, Thomas attacked and routed Hood's army, largely destroying it as an effective fighting force.
  • 13th Amendment

    13th Amendment
    Passed on January 31, 1865
    The Thirteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution officially abolished and continues to prohibit slavery and involuntary servitude, except as punishment for a crime.
  • Lee Surrenders to Union

    Lee Surrenders to Union
    April 9, 1865
    Lee's final stand was at Appomattox Court House, where he launched an attack to break through the Union force to his front, assuming the Union force consisted entirely of cavalry. When he realized that the cavalry was backed up by two corps of Union infantry, he had no choice but to surrender.
  • Assassination of Abraham Lincoln

    Assassination of Abraham Lincoln
    April 14, 1865
    Abraham was assassinated by an actor John Wilkes Booth.