Unit 3 Timeline

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  • Abe-Lincoln Elected

    Abe-Lincoln Elected
    Abraham Lincoln is elected President of the United States
  • Secession

    South Carolina seceded from the union, followed by Mississippi, Florida, Alabama, Georgia, Louisiana, and Texas in 1861. Later to be named the "Confederate States of America"
  • Battle of Antietam

    Battle of Antietam
    The single-day battle of Antietam was the bloodiest battle of them all, it is still the most casualties in a single day battle in the US
  • The Emancipation Proclamation

    The Emancipation Proclamation
    The Emancipation Proclamation was signed by Abraham Lincoln signed on January 1, 1863. It stated that the 3.1 million slaves in the Confederate States of America are free.
  • Robert E Lee Surrenders

    Robert E Lee Surrenders
    The troops and Richmond fled, and Robert E Lee’s troops were surrounded. On April 7 Ulysses S. Grant called Lee to surrender. On April 9th the commanders met up at Appomattox Courthouse and Lee agreed to surrender.