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Civil War; Suljovic and Perez

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  • Fort Sumpter

    Fort Sumpter
    This particular war is important because it was the first battle of the civil war, which means it is the official battle that started the war. ( From April 12-13, 1861)
  • The Union Blockade

    The Union Blockade
    The Union Blockade was a 4 year event in which the Union blocked off the waters around the south, and controlled all trade going in and out of it. It ended in 1865, when the war ended. The Blockade greatly affected the south's economy and weakened the once large army.
  • Battle of Bull Run

    Battle of Bull Run
    The Battle of Bull Run is important because it drove many Union forces out of the confederate states, giving the Confederate army an advantage.
  • Battle of Glorieta Pass

    Battle of Glorieta Pass
  • Battle of Shiloh

    Battle of Shiloh
    This battle was inmportant because the union was trying to gain control of the Mississippi. This would basically control what comes in and out of the river. (From April 6-7, 1862)
  • Battle of Antiem

    Battle of Antiem
    This battle is important because it ended in Union victory, which helped boost the Union's war strength.
  • Battle of Sabine Pass

    Battle of Sabine Pass
  • Emancipation Proclamation

    Emancipation Proclamation
    This was a document issued by President Abraham Lincoln during the Civil War in 1863 which freed slaves in Confederate States, which added over a million slaves to the now 4 million free slave population.
  • The Battle of Galveston

    The Battle of Galveston
    The Battle of Galveston was an event in which the Union was trying to block off Galveston from the Confederate forces, and take over and sweep into Texas. But the Confederate forces attacked in the early morning and eventually captured hundreds of soldiers and gained back the Texas port.
  • Siege of Vicksburg

    Siege of Vicksburg
    This was important because whoever controlled Vicksburg controlled traffic in the Mississippi.
  • Battle of Gettysburg

    Battle of Gettysburg
    This is the battle where President Lincoln mande the iconic speech of how they have lost so many bravve soldiers on both sides. This was the turning point in the war for both the Confederacy and the Union. (From July 1-3, 1863)
  • Red River Campaign

    Red River Campaign
    The Red River Campaign was when the Union had wanted to invade and attact northeaster Texas, in Louisiana, along the Red River. The Union (27,000 men) and the Confederate (9,000 men), intercepted which somehow resulted in the Union being forced to retreat. It ended on May 22, 1864.
  • Battle of Palmito Ranch

    Battle of Palmito Ranch
    This was an inintended battle shortly after Lee's surrender; it was the last battle of the American Civil War before the truce with Ford. It ended with the Confederate states victory, but the Union had already won the war. Plus the battle happened after the war officially ended, without the soldiers knowledge.