Civil War

1861-1865

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1861 fort Sumter

This is the battle that starts the civil war.four states join the confederacy 

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1861 1st battle bull run

1st battle of civil war.the union ran away like banshees when they heard the south’s rebell yell 

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1862 monitor 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

It was the bloodiest battle of the civil war.The north won the battle but the north and south suffered heavy losses.

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1863 emancipation proclamations

Lincoln signed the emancipation proclamation which it said that all slaves should be forever free

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1863 battle of chancellorville

Jackson got wounding and got his arm amputated.jackson died a week later

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1863 battle of Vicksburg

Vicksburg wanted to gain control of the Mississippi River because it was won of their goals 

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1863 battle of Gettysburg

The south threatened the north and they fought.the union won but three Manning losses 

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1865 Appomattox court house

Lee moved his army west but the north blocked there route to escape 



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