This is the battle that starts the Civil War. Four states join the Confederacy.
1st battle of the Civil War. The Union ran away like banshees when they heard the South’s rebel yell.
This is the first battle between two metal covered ships. The North (Moniter)is successful in hold off the South Merrimack.
It was the bloodiest battle of the Civil War. The north won but the north and south suffered heavy losses.
President Abraham Lincoln sighed The Emancipation Proclamation to state that all slave are free.
The Confederates won the battle. Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson died from friendly fire from his own troops.
Grant wanted the south to surrender so they went on the Mississippi River. Virctory the south surrendered on July 4th.
The south threatened the north and they fought. The union won but three was manning losses.
Lee moved his army west but the north blocked there route to escape.
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