Civil War timeline 5 M.C.R.

  • Emancipation Proclamation issued

    Emancipation Proclamation issued
    This document was issued by Abraham Lincoln and was made to make slavery illegal in the ten states that were at the time in rebellion.
  • Civil War Prison Camps

    Civil War Prison Camps
    Camps created for prisoners of war to stay in to were many were overcrowded and had bad living conditions.
  • 54th Massachusettes Regiment

    54th Massachusettes Regiment
    On this day one of the first African-American Regiments in the Civil war is created.
  • First Conscription Act

    First Conscription Act
    This act created a dragt and was issued in both the Union and in the Confederacy.
  • Slave Rebellion

    Slave Rebellion
    Slave Rebellions were not common in the United States until the Emancipation Proclamation was issued
  • Battle of Gettysburg

    Battle of Gettysburg
    A battle that lasted 3 days and that ended when Lee ordered Pickett to mount a direct attack. Pickett’s charge was destroyed and the Confederates retreated.
  • Siege of Vicksburg

    Siege of Vicksburg
    This battle was very important because when the Confederates surrendered the North had complete control of theMississippi River and completed a major part of the Anaconda Plan.
  • Gettysburg Address

    Gettysburg Address
    On this date Abraham Lincoln gave a speach that was dedicated to the 3,500 soldiers that were buried there.
  • General Grant Commander of all Union Army's

    General Grant Commander of all Union Army's
    Commander of all Union Army's and future 18th President of the United State of America, Grant led the Union to many victories during the Civil War.
  • Confederates approach Washington D.C.

    Confederates approach Washington D.C.
    Confederate General Jubal Early headed towards Maryland to relive pressure from Lee's Army. Early got within five miles of Washington D.C. but on July 13, 1864 he was driven back to Virginia.