This is the battle that starts the Civil War. Four states join the Confederacy.
1st battle of the Civil War. The union ran away like banshees when they heard the south’s rebel yell.
This is the first battle between two metal covered ships.The north ( Monitor) is successful in hold off the south (Merrimack)
It was the bloodiest battle of the Civil War. The north won the but the north and south suffered heavy losses.
Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation which it said that all slaves should be forever free
Jackson got wounding and got his arm amputated. Jackson died a week later.
Vicksburg wanted to gain control of the Mississippi River because it was won of their war goals
The south threatened the north and they fought. The union wan but three was manning losses.
Lee moved his army west but the north blocked there route to escape.
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