this was the battle that started the civil war. The confedracy won and four states joined the confederacy
1st battle of the civil war. Confederants scared the daylights out of the northerners by running and screaming at them. The northerners ran away and stampeded over civilians.
This the first battle between two metal converted ships. The north (monitor) is successful in hold off the south (mernmack)
Confederates drop the plans on attacking the union. Union solders find the plans and attacking the south. The bloodiest day of the war. Union wins after the confederates retreat.
Lincoln sings the emancipation proclamation
Jackson dies Lee needed little skill to win the Battle of Fredericksburg. On December 13 1862, unión general Ambronse Burnsid clashed with Lee near the Virginia town.
Gain control of the Mississippi River to gain control of the river,one of the North’s major war goal, the union needed to seize Vicksburg.
In June, Lee began moving north with an army of 75,000. Union general Hooker wanted to advance against Richmond, but Lincoln told him to attack lee’s army.
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