This battle started the civil war. The confederacy won and four states joined the confederacy.
1861 1st battle of bull run
The was the first battle of the civil war. The confederate soldiers charged the northerners screaming at them like banshees and scaring the union soldiers away who stampede civilians along way. The confederates win
1862 monitor vs merrimack
This the first battle between two metal covered ships. The north (monitor)is successful in hold off the south(Merrimack)
1862 battle of Antietam
Confederates drop the plans on attacking the union. Union soldiers find the plans and attack the south. The bloodiest day of the war. Union wins after the confederates retreat.
1863 Emoncipation proclamations
Lincoln was keenly aware of the shift in public opinion.