Civil war

1861 - 1865

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1861 Fort sumter

This was the  battle that started the civil war. Four states joined the confederacy 

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1861 1st battle of bull run

1st battle of civil war , the south wins by scaring them off

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1862 monitors vs Merrimack

This is the first battle between two metal covered ships. The north(monitor) is successful in hold off the south (Merrimack)

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1862 battle of Antietam

North wins by having the plans it was the bloodiest day of the war

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January 1, 1863 Emancipation Proclamation

President Abraham Lincoln made his emancipation proclamation, stated that all slaves are free, after winning the battle of Antietam 

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1863 Battle at chancellorville

Confederate attacks at dusk it fails and Jackson got shoot by his own soldier and he died weeks later

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1863 Battle of Vicksburg

The union gain control of Mississippi River and visckburg surrendered and the union took the victory 

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1863 Battle of Gettysburg

General George Pickett made an attack and it was Romberg as the picket charge only half of confederate soldiers came back

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1865 surrender at Appomattox

The confederate soldiers surrender to union and the union treated the confederate generously 



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