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1861 Fort Suntner

This is the battle that starts the Civil War. Four states join the Confederacy.

1861 First Battle of the Civil War

1st battle of the Civil War. The Union ran away like banshees when they heard the South’s rebel yell.

1862 Moniter vs Merrimack

This is the first battle between two metal covered ships. The North (Moniter)is successful in hold off the South Merrimack.

1862 Battle of Antietam

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

1863 Emancipation Proclamation

President Abraham Lincoln sighed The Emancipation Proclamation to state that all slave are free.

1863 Battle of Chancellorville Jackson Dies

The Confederates won the battle. Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson died from friendly fire from his own troops.

1863 Battle of Vicksburg gain Control of Mississippi River

Grant wanted the south to surrender so they went on the Mississippi River. Virctory the south surrendered on July 4th.

1863 Battle of Gettysburg

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

1865 Appomattox Court House

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

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