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Events of the Civil War

  • Election of 1860

    Election of 1860
    1.The United States presidential election of 1860 was the 19th quadrennial presidential election. 2.Dominant in the North, secured enough electoral votes to put Abraham Lincoln in the White House without support from the South. Lincoln won the election.
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    Civil War

    April 12, 1861 – May 9, 1865
  • Fort Sumter attackeded

    Fort Sumter attackeded
    1.The Battle of Fort Sumter was the start of American Civil War. 2.The resupply of Fort Sumter became the first crisis of the administration of President Abraham Lincoln. South won.
  • 1st Battle of Bull Run

    1st Battle of Bull Run
    1.Victory for the Confederate forces. However, approximately 5,000 men died. Of those, 3,000 were Union soldiers.
    2.This was the first major land battle of the Civil War
  • Battle of Shiloh

    Battle of Shiloh
    1.The Union was surprised attack.
    2. The Union won the battle.
  • Battle of Antietam

    Battle of Antietam
    1.)22,717 dead, wounded and missing on both sides combined.
    2.)Union had the victory
  • Emancipation Proclamation

    Emancipation Proclamation
    1).Emancipation Proclamation, order issued to all segments of the Executive branch
    2). From 20,000 to 50,000 former slaves in regions where rebellion had already been subdued were immediately emancipated, and over 3 million more were emancipated as the Union army advanced.January 1, 1863
  • Battle of Vicksburg

    Battle of Vicksburg
    Union Won
  • Battle of Gettysburg

    Battle of Gettysburg
    1).It was the battle with the largest number of casualties in the American Civil War
    2).46,286 were killed, wounded, or missing
    Union won
  • Battle of Vicksburg

    Battle of Vicksburg
    1). Was the final major battle of the civil war.
    2).The Confederate surrender following the siege at Vicksburg Union Won
  • Gettysburg Address

    Gettysburg Address
    1).The speech was made four and a half months after Gettysburg Battle
    2).The Gettysburg Address is a speech by U.S. President Abraham Lincoln.
  • Appomattox Courthouse

    Appomattox Courthouse
    1). Lee had to surrender for the mistake he made.
    2).664 killed or wounded, 27,805 surrendered and paroled.