Civil War ( MaryEmma and Bryan

  • Civil War- First Shots Fired

    The south fired upon the American flag and the war had begun. At the beginning, the north had a great advantage over the south.
  • Emancipation Proclamation

    President Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation on January 1, 1863 for the purpose of freeing the slaves.
  • Sinking of the C.S.S Hunley

    On the moonlit night of Febuary 17 , 1864 the tiny sub moved silently through the waters of Charleston harbor. Sudden ly there was a loud explosion and the Union Ship sank to the bottom of the harbor.
  • Battle of Mobile Bay

    In August 1864 Admiral G. Farragut, a native of Tennessee who had remaned in the U.S. Navy
  • Bonus / When The Yankee troops marched into Selma

    On April 2, 1865 , the Yankee Troops marched into Selma . The family had just sat down to eat dinner when a group of Union Soliders pushed threw the door.
  • Battle of Blakely

    Once Spanish Fort and Fort Bakely were overrun, Union troops moved on Mobile. The Mobile garrison surrendered on Mey 5, 1865
  • General Robert E. Lee's surrender

    Robert E.Lee had surrendered to U.S general Ulysses S. Grant. The surrender was signed at Appomattox Courthouse in Virginia on April 9, 1865.
  • President Lincoln's Assassination

    Abraham Lincoln was assassinated while attending a play at Ford's theater in Washington D.C.