This is the battle that starts the civil war. Four states join the confederacy
Started by the union troops with 30,000 troops, they were scared because the confederates started yelling and running at them.
The fist battle against two medal covered ships. The north (monitor) is successful in hold off the south (Merrimack)
Emancipation means to free
President Lincoln made the emancipation proclamation to make people fight harder when they were losing the war in January 1, 1863
The confederate army won the battle but lost many soldiers. Jackson gets shot from his soldiers as well
Gain control of the Mississippi River on July 4, 1863 Vicksburg surrendered to Ulysses S. Grant.
The two met on accident and fought for three days and Lee’s army lost because of the charge he did
On April 9, 1865 Lee surrenders to to Grant in a small village called Appomattox court house. Grant let Lee go and gave them food for the soldiers.
In Georgia may 10, 1865 Jefferson Davis was captured and the was finally ended
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