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    Civil War bb16609

  • The Confederates States of America

    The Confederates States of America
    Jefferson Davis creates The Confederate States of America
  • 16th President

    16th President
    Abraham Lincoln is elected as the 16th President of the United States of America
  • Fort Sumter Attacked

    4:30am Gen. Pierre Beauregard opens fire and the Civil War beings
  • Bull Run 1st Battle

    Bull Run 1st Battle
    Gen. McDowell leads 30,000 men against Gen. Johnston's 22,000 Southern troops in atempt to attack the south, the south scores victory as union troops flee back.
  • War Order No. 1

    War Order No. 1
    President Lincoln issues General War Order No. 1 calling for all United States naval and land forces to begin a general advance by February 22.
  • Ft. Henry & Ft. Donelson

    Ft. Henry & Ft. Donelson
    . Grant captures two forts on the Tennessee and Cumberland Rivers. Confederates forced out of Kentucky and most of Tennessee.
  • Bull Run 2nd Battle

    Bull Run 2nd Battle
    Stonewall Jackson defeat Union troops again at Manassas and Pope is replaced by McClellan
  • Antietam

    Lee's troops face McClellan, Lee retreats to Virginia. Over 23,000 casualties
  • Emancipation Proclamation

    Lincoln announces that on 1/1/63, all slaves in the rebelling states would be free