Civil WAR

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    Civil War

    It is about the civil wars main events
  • Abraham Lincoln Election

    Abraham Lincoln Election
    Aberham Lincoln was our 16th pres. he said he was going end slavery. But he didn't really end it completely.
  • Fort Sumter

    Fort Sumter
    It was pretty much the start of the civil war. The shoots were fired 4:30 in the morning starting the war.
  • Blockade on the south

    Blockade on the south
    Abe Linclon ordered to block the south from coming into the north.
  • 1st Bull Run

    The union goes back to Washington , and doesn't realise how long the war is actully going to be.
  • Monitor vs. Virginian

    Monitor vs. Virginian
    The first confederate ironclad destroyed two union ships and blowing throught the rest of them.
  • Shiloh

    This battle could have been a huge victory for the Confederacy. However, with its loss and the immense loss of human life on both sides, leaders began to realize that the Civil War would not quickly end.
  • 7 days battle

    7 days battle
    It was six days of major battle near Richmond. Which the Confedertae won.
  • The Battle of Antietam

    The Battle of Antietam
    The Battle of Antietam forced the Confederate Army to retreat back across the Potomac River. President Lincoln saw the significance of this and issued the famous Emancipation Proclamation on September 22, 1862.
  • The Second Battle of Bull Run

    The Second Battle of Bull Run
    The Second Battle of Bull Run was a very important victory for the South. In fact, it was the most decisive battle in the Northern Virginia campaign for the Confederates.
  • Emancipation issued

    Emancipation issued
    Abraham Lincoln is considered by many scholars to have been the best President. He is credited with holding the Union together and leading the North to victory in the Civil War. Further, his actions and beliefs led to the emancipation of African-Americans from the bonds of slavery.
  • Emancipation proclemation takes affect

    Emancipation proclemation takes affect
    The proclemation takes affect and the slaves have more freedom.
  • Battle of Chancellorsville

    Battle of Chancellorsville
    This battle was considered by many historians to be Lee’s greatest victory. At the same time, the South lost one of its greatest strategic minds with the death of Stonewall Jackson.
  • The Battle of Gettysburg

    The Battle of Gettysburg
    The Battle of Gettysburg was the costliest battle of the American Civil War based on number of casualties. Spanning over three days, from July 1-3, 1863, the Battle resulted in approximately 51,112 individuals being killed, wounded, missing, or captured.
  • Siege of Vicksburg

    Siege of Vicksburg
    With the loss of Pemberton’s army and this vital stronghold on the Mississippi, the Confederacy was effectively split in half. Grant's successes in the West boosted his reputation, leading ultimately to his appointment as General-in-Chief of the Union armies.
  • The Gettysburg Address

    The Gettysburg Address
    The Gettysburg Address is a speech by U.S. President Abraham Lincoln and is one of the most well-known speeches in United States history.[1] It was delivered by Lincoln during the American Civil War, on the afternoon of Thursday, November 19, 1863, at the dedication of the Soldiers' National Cemetery in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, four and a half months after the Union armies defeated those of the Confederacy at the Battle of Gettysburg.
  • Chattanooga Campaign

    Chattanooga Campaign
    The Chattanooga Campaign was a series of maneuvers and battles in October and November 1863, during the American Civil War. Following the defeat of Maj. Gen. William S. Rosecrans's Union Army of the Cumberland at the Battle of Chickamauga in September, the Confederate Army of Tennessee under Gen. Braxton Bragg besieged Rosecrans and his men by occupying key high terrain around Chattanooga, Tennessee. Maj. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant was given command of Union forces in the West and significant rein
  • Grant takes over

    Grant takes over
    Lincoln appoints Ulysses S. Grant commander of all Union armies, ending his long search for a decent general to command northern forces. General William T. Sherman takes over as commander in the West.
  • Lincoln shot

    Lincoln shot
    Pres. lincoln was shot in a thearter while he was watching a play. The man that shot him was John W Booth. After he shot him he ran into a barn.
  • Abraham Lincoln reelected

     Abraham Lincoln reelected
    Abe is reelected for his second term.
  • Savannah, GA falls to the Union

  • Sherman’s March to the Sea

    Sherman’s March to the Sea
    Sherman presented Lincoln with Savannah, Georgia in what he called a ‘Christmas gift’. He was able to strike in the heart of the Confederacy. His victories along with those of the other Union commanders were the beginning of the end for the Confederacy.
  • Savannah, GA falls to the Union

  • 13th Amendment passed

    13th Amendment passed
    The Thirteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution officially outlaws slavery and involuntary servitude, except as punishment for a crime. It was passed by the Senate on April 8, 1864, by the House on January 31, 1865, and adopted on December 6, 1865. On December 18, Secretary of State William H. Seward proclaimed it to have been adopted. It was the first of the three Reconstruction Amendments adopted after the American Civil War.
  • Union Army moves in and occupies Richmond, VA.

    Union Army moves in and occupies Richmond, VA.
    Burnside unsuccessful attempt to move South to launch an attack against the Southern Capital at Richmond resulted in overwhelming defeat. This combined with his abortive “Mud March” in January and other failures led to Burnside’s replacement by Maj. Gen. Joseph Hooker in January 1863.
  • Robert E. Lee surrenders

    Robert E. Lee surrenders
    When Virginia declared its secession from the Union in April 1861, Lee chose to follow his home state, despite his personal desire for the Union to stay intact and despite the fact that President Abraham Lincoln had offered Lee command of the Union Army. During the Civil War, Lee originally served as a senior military adviser to President Jefferson Davis. He soon emerged as a shrewd tactician and battlefield commander, winning numerous battles against larger Union armies.