This is the battle that starts the Civil War. Four states join the confederacy.
Ran away from The South
This the first battle between two metal covered ships. The north (Monitor) is successful in hold off the south (Merrimack).
Stricking a blow against slavery would make Britain and France less likely to aid the south.
Jackson dies because one of his soldiers shooting him union wins war.
Gained control of Mississippi River.
War breaks out between the union and the Constitution union wins.
Lee surrendered stoping the war and union won.
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