Civil War

1861-1865

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1861 Fort Sumter

This is the battle that starts the Civil War .Four state join the confederacy.

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1861 Battle of Bull Run

1st battle of the Civil War.The union ran away terrified when there heard the rebel yell.

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1862 Monitor vs Merrimack

This the first battle between two metal covered ships.The north (Monitor) is successful in hold off the south (Merrimack)

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1862 of Antietam

A lot of people died

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1863 Emancipation proclamation

Stricking a blow against slavery  would make Britain and France less likely to aid the south

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1863 Battle of Chancellorsville

Jackson dies when one of the soldier shot him. The confederate greatest victory.

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1863 Battle of Vicksburg

The union gain control of the Mississippi River 

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1863 Battle of Gettysburg

B.Gerty turning point of war Lee invades North.North wins. Surrender ends war

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1865 Surrender at Appomattox

The Civil War ended 



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