Civil War

By TA10385
  • The war starts

    The war starts
    Abraham Lincoln became president, people didn’t like him because he apposed slavery in the south.
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    Civil War

  • Fort Sumter is Attacked

    Fort Sumter is Attacked
    When Lincoln sent supplies to the Fort, he warned the state in advance, trying to avoid hostilities.
  • West Virginia was colonized

    West Virginia was colonized
    People didn’t want to separate like the others did, so the created a new state.
  • 1st Battle of the Bull Run

    1st Battle of the Bull Run
    General Irvin McDowell advanced on Confederate troops at Manassas Junction, Virginia.
  • Battle of the Shiloh

    Battle of the Shiloh
    Most confederate troops were defeated at the end of the day, they tried to flee in the morning but the federal forces wouldn’t let them.
  • “Stonewall” Jackson defeats Union forces

    “Stonewall” Jackson defeats Union forces
    Commanded forces in the Shenandoah Valley and in late March attacked the Union troops.
  • 1st Conscription Act

    1st Conscription Act
    Any men that were between 20 and 45 could be called for military, the new law.
  • Battle of the Chancellorsville

    Battle of the Chancellorsville
    Union leader General Hooker crossed the Rappahannock River to attack General Lee’s forces, but failed.
  • Battle at the Cold Harbor

    Battle at the Cold Harbor
    General Grant attacked Confederate forces and lost over 7,000 men within 20 minutes.
  • Lincoln is Re-Elected

    Lincoln is Re-Elected
    The Republicans voted for him to be president again and the North celebrated with a party.