Civil War

1861-1868

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Fort Sumnter 1861

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

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First Battle of Bull Run 1861

This was the first battle of the Civil War. The Union ran scared because the South was running towards them acting crazy.

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The Moniter Versus Merrimack

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

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Battle of Antietam 1862

Confederates drop the plans on attacking the Union. Union soldiers find the plants and attack the South. The bloodiest day of the Civil War. Union wins after the confederate retreat.

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Emancipation Proclamation 1863

To states that all slave states are able to be freed, Abraham Lincoln made the statement after the battle.

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Battle of Chancellorsville 1863

Jackson gets shot in the arm by his own soldiers and has to get his arm amputated and therefore dies

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Battle of Vicksburg 1863

The Union gains control of the Mississippi River  because they win.

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Battle of Gettysburg 1863

Robert E. Lee had to surrender and General Grant fed all the soldiers because they were from America

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Surrender at Appomattox

Lee surrenders and the Civil War ends.



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