North vs South

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    1861 Won By The South

  • Rebels Shell Fort Sumter Battle

    Rebels Shell Fort Sumter Battle
    Image Credit At 4:30am on april 12, 1861 Confederate cannons opened fire or the fort commanded by Major Robert Anderson
  • Lincoln Calls For 75,000 Volunteers in the North

    Lincoln Calls For 75,000 Volunteers in the North
    Image CreditAs a result of the surrender of Fort Sumter two days ago, and recognizing that an insurrection exists, President Lincol called for the need for 75,00 milita volenteers
  • Richmond Virginia is the new CSA capital

    Richmond Virginia  is the new CSA capital
    Image Creditthe capital of richmond is only 105 miles from washington but between the two capitals many blood battles will be fought there.
  • A Hereos Death helps Union to Secure Alexandria

    A Hereos Death helps Union to Secure Alexandria
    Ellsworths death from trying to haul down a confederate flag from the roof of the marshall House Hotel put the north into sadnees and grief.
  • Confederates Feast On union civilian lauches after victory at Bull Run

    Confederates Feast On union civilian lauches after victory at Bull Run
    Image CreditThe confederates and union troops fought the Civil Wars first and it produced a Rebel Victory. South has won the wars first battle and feels confident
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    North vs South South wins this year

  • Battle between ironclad ships ends in a draw.

    Battle between ironclad ships ends in a draw.
    Image CreditForshadowing a new kind of modern warfare, a battle between tho ironclad ships the unions monitor and the confederate merrimac ended in a draw.
  • Grant wins decisive battle at Shiloh

    Grant wins decisive battle at Shiloh
    Image Creditalmost lost Grants entire army to a confederate supprise attack. The Unionist have another vital win in the west but at a high human cost.
  • Grant wins decisive battle at Shiloh

    Grant wins decisive battle at Shiloh
    Image CreditBloody battle fought near a church named Shiloh the Union wins another battle with a high human cost.
  • George McClellan looses seven day battle

    George McClellan looses seven day battle
    Image CreditThe battle that is becoming known as the seven days battle is over and the union has lost the initiative just east of the confederates capital of richmond
  • Bloody Antietam gives union victory

    Bloody Antietam gives union victory
    Image CreditThe union achieved its first major victory at antietam or sharpsburg, when after incredible carnage, lees confederates withdraw back into virginia. troops lead by george McClellan have crucial if not decisive victory
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    North vs South Won by North

  • Lincoln signs first Draft Law

    Lincoln signs first Draft Law
    Image CreditThe draft law places liability on all male citizens between the ages of 20 and 45 except for men who are physically or mentally unfit.
  • Lee wins Pyrrhic victory at Chancellorsville

    Lee wins Pyrrhic victory at Chancellorsville
    Image CreditAn overwhelming victory could loosen the unions grip on the outnumbered Confederate armies.
  • Gettysburg is crucial Union victory

    Gettysburg is crucial Union victory
    Image CreditA drimatic climactic one by 13,000 Confederates under General George Pickett on Cemetery Ridge on July 3.
  • Mississippi fortress of Vicksberg falls to Grant

    Mississippi fortress of Vicksberg falls to Grant
    Image CreditConfederates chances of national independence. Also, Vicksburgs fall has split the Confederacy
  • Confederates win savage battle at Chickamauga

    Confederates win savage battle at Chickamauga
    Image CreditThe victory gains some ground for the confederacy. The unions left flank led by General George Thomas now called "The Rock of Chickamauga."
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    North vs South won by North

  • The union armies were given to Grant

    The union armies were given to Grant
    Image CreditU.S Grant has appointed him to command all armies of the United States and commissioned as lieutenant general.
  • Woods ablaze in wilderness.

    Woods ablaze in wilderness.
    Image Credit Woods catching on fire, incinerating many wounded men. The high number casualties suffered by the Army of the potomac caused a retreat and both sides suffered an incredable loss
  • Lincoln nominated for secont Term

    Lincoln nominated for secont Term
    Image CreditAs Lincoln went for second term he chose Hannible Hamlin instead of Andrew Johnson for Vice President.
  • Confederates Draft Expanded

    Confederates Draft Expanded
    Image CreditConfederates Congress in Richmond has authorized drafting men bwtween ages 17 and 50 for millitary service.
  • Sherman Captures Atlanta

    Sherman Captures Atlanta
    Image CreditShermans men fought several battles as they approached Atlanta and Rebel forces evacuated the city on September 1,
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    North vs Soth won by North

  • Lincoln Confers With Rebel Leaders on River Queen

    Lincoln Confers With Rebel Leaders on River Queen
    Image CreditAt river queen Lincoln went to discuss peace terms but nothing came from it.
  • Federals Take Petersburg

    Federals Take Petersburg
    Image CreditNorth capture CSA Capital took 9 months 60,000 dead
  • President Lincoln Tours Rebel Capital

    President Lincoln Tours Rebel Capital
    Image CreditLees men retreated and go twords the White House
  • Saylors Creek May Be The Wars Last Battle

    Saylors Creek May Be The Wars Last Battle
    Image Credit8,ooo confederates or 1/3 retreated and another Union victory.
  • Lincoln Shot April 14 Died April 15

    Lincoln Shot April 14 Died April 15
    Image CreditLincoln shot by John Wilkes Both on April 14th. Booth died on April 16 1865 and dies in a burning barn.