The Civil War

By kv9240
  • Abraham Lincoln became the president

    Abraham Lincoln became the president
    </a>Abraham Lincoln lived in the north and didn’t like slavery. The south didn’t like that he became president and this made them mad. Abraham got 180 of 303 electoral votes. He also got 40% of the popular. <a href='' >click here for more info.
  • South Carolina secedes from the Union

    South Carolina secedes from the Union
    </a>South Carolina got very upset with the United States and left to made a new Union. Then two months later Mississippi, Florida, Alabama, Georgia, Louisiana, and Texas all seceded too. Then they made the Confederate States of America. [Click here for more information](' >click here for more information <a href='
  • Fort Sumner attack

    Fort Sumner attack
    </a>At 4:30 am confederates used 50 cannons on Fort Sumner in Charleston, South Carolina.<a href='' >click here for more info.
  • The Bloodiest Day in the U.S. military history

    </a>General Lee and the Confederate army was stopped in Antietam in Maryland by his rival McClellan who had more people in his army. Then when night came there were 26,000 men were dead, wounded, or missing.<a href='' >click here for more info.
  • The Emancipation Proclamation

    The Emancipation Proclamation
    </a>President Lincoln finalized the Emancipation Proclamation freeing all slaves. Then he started to make them want to join the union army.<a href='' >Emancipation Proclamation
  • The battle of Gettysburg

    The battle of Gettysburg
    </a>The confederates beat the south and the tide of the war changed with heavy causalities on both sides. <a href='' >Click here for more information
  • The battle of Chattanooga

    The battle of Chattanooga
    </a>One of the most dramatic events that happened to the union troops was that they wanted revenge for their pervious defeat and went and shot them with out permission.<a href='' >click here for more info.
  • Lee Surenders

    General Robert E. Lee surrendered to General Ulysses Grant but grant said that the rebel officers could keep their side arms and their horses and mules.