Civil war

1861-1864

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1861 Furt Summer

This is the battle  that starts the civil war. Four state join the confederacy 

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1862 First battle at Bull Run

First battle of the civil war. The union ran away like banshees when they saw the south coming at them 

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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 (merrymake)

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The emancipation proclamation 1863

Lincoln stated, “...all persons held as slaves within any states...in rebellion against the United States, shall be then, thenceforward, anf forever free”

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1863 Battle of Chancellorsville

Jackson dies the north won

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1863 Battle of Vicksburg

Gain control of Mississippi River 

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1863 Battle of Gettysburg

Turning point of war, lee invades north, north wins, surrender ends war

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1865 Lee surrender

Lee got surrounded 



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