civil war

  • Abraham Lincoln Elected President

    Abraham Lincoln Elected President
    when he became president the south lost all the representation in congruse and they didnt want to get rid of their slaves so they left the union later on the south attacted fort summer so lincoln had to fight back
  • the confederate states of america is formed

    the confederate states of america is formed
    when the south found out that they had not won the election they thought that they would lose their slave so they seseided to keep them
  • battle for fort summers

    battle for fort summers
    the confedrate demanded the surrender of the fort and the union said no so On April 12, Confederate batteries opened fire on the fort. after a wile the union finaly surrenderd
  • First Battle of Bull Run

    First Battle of Bull Run
    this was the first major battle of the civil war the union atempted to attack the left flank but had faild the confetrates pushed them back and held the union retreated
  • Trent Affair

    we took two of the british navel ships and then the britis wanted to go to war we apogized for the troble to avoid going to war
  • Seven Days’ Battles

    Seven Days’ Battles
    Northern Virginia would deliver blow after blow at Beaver Dam Creek, Gaines’ Mill, Savage Station, Glendale, and Malvern Hill. Gone were the days of torpor and defensive maneuver. Lee would usher in a new era of offensive combat that would not only completely unnerve George McClellan, but would force the evacuation of the Union army from the region. Lee's victory in the Seven Days would mean that the savage fighting of the Civil
  • Second Battle of Bull Run

    Second Battle of Bull Run
    In order to draw Pope’s army into battle, Jackson ordered an attack on a Federal column that was passing across his front on the Warrenton Turnpike on August 28. The fighting at Brawner Farm lasted several hours and resulted in a stalemate. Pope became convinced that he had trapped Jackson and concentrated the bulk of his army against him. On August 29, Pope launched a series of assaults against Jackson’s position along an unfinished railroad grade. The attacks were repulsed with heavy casualti
  • Emancipation Proclamation

    this was a law that their can be no slaves in the south this made the south vary mad
  • Siege of Vicksburg

    Siege of Vicksburg
    the union tryed to get into the city from the front but the city was in a vary good place to hold off we kept losing till we sent some transports to the other side of city were we could then take the city
  • West Virginia Becomes a State

    West Virginia became the 35th state in the Union on June 20, 1863. The land that formed West Virginia used to be part of Virginia, but the two areas differed in both surroundings and people. Pioneering individuals, mountaineers, settled in the western portion, while a slave-holding aristocratic society developed in the eastern portion. Westerners wanted to separate from Virginia
  • Gettysburg Address

    this speach was ment to thank the dead all of the men that had died to protefct us
  • battle of cold harbor

    battle of cold harbor
    shermans men took a vital cross road and made shallow treanches to hold them but the confeterates keep comeing and took the harbor
  • Assassination of President Lincoln

    Assassination of President Lincoln
    John Wilkes Booth entered the presidential box at Ford's Theatre in Washington D.C., and fatally shot President Abraham Lincoln