Civil war battles

1861-1865

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1861 fort Sumter

This was the battle that started the civil war . The confederacy won and four states joined the confederacy 

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1861 1st battle of bull

1st battle of the civil war. Confederates scared the daylights out of the northers by running and screaming at them. The northerns ran away and stamped over 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 battle of Antietam

Confederates drop the planes on attacking the union . Union soilders find the planes and attack the south . The bloodiest day of the war. Union wins after the confederates retreat.

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1863 emancipation proclamations

Lincoln wanted to free the slaves emancipation proclaimtion 

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1863 battle of Chancellorville

Jackson dies and major battle of the civil war 

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1863 battle of Vicksburg

Battle took place at the Mississippi River and Gained control of River

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1863 battle of Gettysburg

The Union wins 

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1865 surrender at Appomattox

Robert E. Lee and his army surrender



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