The civil war

Civil War

  • Uncle Tom’s Cabin

    Uncle Tom’s Cabin
    "Life Among the Lowly is an anti-slavery"novel by American author Harriet Beecher Stowe. Published in 1852, the novel had a profound effect on attitudes toward African Americans and slavery in the U.S. and is said to have "helped lay the groundwork for the Civil War".
  • South Carolina secedes

    South Carolina secedes
    South Carolina was a source of troops for the Confederate Army, and as the war progressed, also for the Union. The state also provided clothes, food, and war material, as well as trained soldiers and leaders from The Citadel and other military schools. Which means that South Carolina was very important for this war and when they said they seceded I guess that was hard for the Union Army.

    This secedes made the U.S.A to become two countries (not anymore):
    U.S.A and C.S.A.
  • Battle of Big Bethel

    Battle of Big Bethel
    This battle was the first land battle of the Civil War. The battle was between the Confederate and the Union army. It was a Confederate victory. The battle was in Virginia, Peninsula
  • Battle of Rich Mountain

    Battle of Rich Mountain
    This battle was between the Union Army and the Confederate Army. in this battle the Union army won. Around 70 people/soldiers died in this battle. The battle was in west Virginia.
  • Battle of Port Royal Sound

    Battle of Port Royal Sound
    The battle was between the Union Army and the Confederate Army. The results of this battle was a victory for the Union Army. there were 60+ casualties for the Confederate and 30+ casualties for the Union Army. The battle was in South Carolina.
  • Battle of Belmont

    Battle of Belmont
    This battle was in Missouri (Missouri was like the main place to make a battle; more than 1000 were in Missouri). There were no complete victory for each side, both of them concord that they won. This battle was between the Union Army and the Confederate Army. both side lost something like 600 people/soldiers during the battle. The battle was in Mississippi County, Missouri
  • Battle of Fort Henry

    Battle of Fort Henry
    This battle was the first significant Union victory of the American Civil War.
    Fort Henry was named for Confederate Senator Gustavus.
    Somethings like a week after the Union victory, both of the enemy will fight on the Fort Donelson. This battle was only one day. The national anthem came from this battle. The battle was in Stewart County, Tennessee
  • Battle of Fort Donelson

    Battle of Fort Donelson
    This battle was a major Union victory in the Civil War and a major victory for General Ulysses S. Grant. After the dramatic fall of the battle of Fort Henry, thousands of rebel troops were sent to reinforce the larger Fort Donelson. This battle was a few days and didn’t took so long (only 5 days)
    The battle was in Stewart County, Tennessee.
  • Battle of the Ironclads

    Battle of the Ironclads
    March 9, 1862, one of the most famous sea battles in American history. The U.S. Inspector and the C.S.S. Virginia fought for the Hampton Roads lottery, Virginia. The battle itself was not unequivocal but the warships in the iron proved their worth in battle. There will no longer be sustainable wooden ships in the war. This battle changed the course of naval combat.
  • Shiloh

    In addition to the battlefield of Shiloh itself, the park contains a separate unit at Corinth, Mississippi, that preserves and interprets the Siege and Battle of Corinth. Located within the boundaries of Shiloh Battlefield is also a United States National Cemetery, which contains around 4,000 soldiers and their family members. A National Historic Landmark in its own right, the Shiloh Indian Mounds are also located with the park boundaries.
  • Antietam

    23,000 soldiers were killed, wounded or missing after twelve hours of savage combat on September 17, 1862. The Battle of Antietam ended the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia's first invasion into the North and led Abraham Lincoln to issue the preliminary Emancipation Proclamation.
  • Fredericksburg

    The Battle of Fredericksburg on December 13, 1862, involved nearly 200,000 combatants, the largest concentration of troops in any Civil War battle. Ambrose Burnside, the newly appointed commander of the Army of the Potomac, had ordered his more than 120,000 troops to cross the Rappahannock River. Lee’s 80,000-strong Army of Northern Virginia at Fredericksburg. On both ends, Lee’s rebel defenders turned back the Union assault with heavy casualties (almost 13,000).
  • Vicksburg

    At the start of the Civil War, Confederates controlled the Mississippi River south of Cairo, Illinois all the way to the Gulf of Mexico. With it's valuable commercial port and railroad hub, the city was of tremendous importance. From points west of the Mississippi River , men, food, salt, and weapons, funneled through Mexico, made their way to Vicksburg and Confederate armies in the East.
  • Gettysburg

    It started in 1863, this battle was the battle with the most death cases in the all Civil War battles. “The fighters” at this battle were the Union army (the North) and the Confederate army (the South). That was crushing Southern defeat. In P
  • Battle of Cold Harbor

    Battle of Cold Harbor
    complete defeat for the Union Army with 18,000 casualties.The result was Lee’s last major victory of the war and a bloodbath for the Union army. General Ulysses S. Grant ordered a frontal infantry assault on General Robert E. Lee’s.
    The battle was in (near) Mechanicsville, Virginia
  • Appomattox

    On April 9, 1865, the surrender of the Army of Northern Virginia in the McLean House in the village of Appomattox Court House, Virginia signaled the end of the nation's largest war.
  • Lincoln assassination

     Lincoln assassination
    On April 14, 1865, John Wilkes Booth became the first person to assassinate an American president when he shot and killed Abraham Lincoln in his box at Ford's Theater in Washington, DC. The name of the killer was John Wilkes. ... A supporter of slavery, Booth believed that Lincoln was determined to overthrow the Constitution and to destroy his beloved South.
  • Fort Sumter

    Fort Sumter
    Fort Sumter is a sea fort built on an artificial island protecting Charleston, South Carolina from naval invasion. Its origin dates to the War of 1812 when the British invaded Washington by sea. It was still incomplete in 1861 when the battle of Fort Sumter began the American Civil War . It was severely damaged during the war.