Civil War

1861-1865

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1841 Fort Sumter

This was the battle that started the Civil War. Four states joined the confederacy.

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1861 1st Battle of Bull Run

1st battle of the Civil War, the south wins by running like a bunch of screaming banshees and scares the daylight out of the north. The north then stampedes the civilians. 

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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 The Battle of Antietam

This war was the bloodiest war out of all wars. The reason why the union won is because one of the soldiers from the south dropped the plan and the north soldiers found it.

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January 1,1863 Emancipation Proclamation

President Abraham Lincoln made his emancipation proclamation, stated that all slaves are free, after winning the Battle of Antietam 



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