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Civil War Technology

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    Civil War

  • Lincoln Elected

    Lincoln Elected
    This event caused the South to secede from the Union because he didn't believe in slavery and they did. This was Lincoln being named the 16th president of the USA
  • Fort Sumter

    Fort Sumter
    This was the battle that marked the beginning of the war. It proved a point that the Confederates weren't messing around.
  • Lincoln orders blockade of the South

    Lincoln orders blockade of the South
    He wanted to block off the Confederates. His stredegy was to send his men out and vut them off with three thousand five hundred miles. There was 12 major posts. The union won by sucsefully blocking off the South
  • 1st Battle of Bull Run

    1st Battle of Bull Run
    It was the first major battle of the Civil War. It proved a point that the Confederates weren't messing around. It was ideal for the North to win this battle, because if they didn't hold off the confederates, they could easily attack on Washington.
  • Monitor vs. Virginian

    Monitor vs. Virginian
    They brought iron clads into the war for the first time, which was good for more of a water based battle. It was the first major battle on the water.
  • Battle of Shiloh

    Battle of Shiloh
    It was a battle fought in Tennessee. The failed signifacance of this was to move Grant's army out of the battle grounds before the actual battle had begun.
  • 7 days campaign

    7 days campaign
    This battle only went on from June 25 to July first. There were six major battles in that span of 7 days. The Union started this with the first battle being the battle of oak grove. The failed significance of this battle was to capture the Confederate capitol of Richmond and end the war. This plan failed. These battles tok up a lot of space, and men.
  • Antietam

    It was the first major battle to take place on Union soil. It's significance was to weaken the Confederates even more after pursuing their General Lee. The Confederate army was then lead by McLellan.
  • Second Bull run

    Second Bull run
    It was the second battle of bull run, or the second campaign. It was significant because the Confederates had captured the supply depot of the North.
  • Emancipation Proclamation issued

    Emancipation Proclamation issued
    This was the plan to right a proclamation saying all slaves will be freed. He rote the preliminary proclomation in September of 1862, and published in the first day of the new year.
  • Chancellorsville

    This was the main battle of the Chancellorsville campaign. It was significant because It was the first win from the Confederates in a while, and that showed that they weren't giving up.
  • Battle of Gettysburg

    Battle of Gettysburg
    This battle lasted from July First to July Third. This was the major turning point in the War. The North had defeated the South on the South's attempt to attack. Lee and His men decided to retreat back to Virginia. This gave the North a chance to recooperate.
  • Vicksburg

    It was the final major military action in the Vicksburg Campaign.
  • Gettysburg Adress

    Gettysburg Adress
    It was a speech told from Abraham Lincoln. It was significant to the war because he addressed main points of what was happening around the country.
  • Chattanooga

    There were three battles fought near Chattanooga, Texas, during this time. They were the 1st battle, the 2nd battle, and the campaign. They are signifcant because the Union took out the artiellery of the South.
  • Ulysses S. Grant takes over the Union Army

    Ulysses S. Grant takes over the Union Army
    This is when Abe Lincoln steps down and appoints Grant as the new commander. It is signifcant because there was a turn in leadership, so there might be a new fighting style that the North had to adapt to.
  • Atlanta

    This was the major battle during the Atlanta Campaign in the civil war. The significance was to take out the supply center of Georgia.
  • Lincoln Re elected

    Lincoln Re elected
    This is when Abe was re elected as president. It was signifcant because teh war was still going on, aand people still didn't like him, so the war continued.
  • March to sea

    March to sea
    This is the part of the war where many things were destroyed. It was signifacnt to the war because they wanted to shut down the port Savannah.
  • Savannah Falls

    Savannah Falls
    This is when the port of Savannah was shut down. It was signfcant to the war becasue now nobody could leave from that port.
  • 13th ammendmant

    13th ammendmant
    This is the ammendment that states there is no more slavery, for it has been abolished. This is significant because that's what the war was over, and the law was now passed.
  • Occupy Richmond

    Occupy Richmond
  • Lee Surrenders

    Lee Surrenders
    This was significant because it marked the end of the war. It was when lee and his men surrendored to the Union army.
  • Lincoln Assasinated

    Lincoln Assasinated
    This caused the need for a new president. It was significant because he was the first president to be assasinated.