Civil War

1861-1865

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1861 Fort Sumter

This is the battle that starts the Civil War four states join the Confederacy 

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1861 First Battle Of Bull Run

The first battle of the Civil War. Crazy people from the north running towards civilians with black powder on their faces. 

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1862 Monitor VS Merrimack

The first war between two iron covered ships. The north held off the south. 

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1862 Battle Of Antietam

Confederates drop the plans on attacking the union. The union find the plans and attack the south. The bloodiest day of the Civil war. Union wins. 

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1863 The Emancipation Proclamation

In the summer of 1862 Abraham Lincoln emancipated (freed) all slaves in the south. 

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1863 Battle Of Chancellorville

Jackson gets shot in the arm by his own soldiers and has to get his arm amputated and therefore dies

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Battle of Vicksburg 1863

They win and then gain control over Mississippi. 

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1863 Battle Of Gettyburg

Robert E. Lee had to surrender and General Grant fed all the soldiers because they were from America 

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1865 Surrender at Appomattox

Lee surrenders. 



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