1861 - 1865
This is the battle that starts the Civil War. Four states join the Confederacy.
It was the 1st battle of the Civil War. The union ran away scared when they heard the south yelling when they ran towards them.
This is the first battle between two metal covered ships. The north (Monitor) is successful in hold off the south (Merrimack)
The battles outcome remains the deadliest one day battle in America’s military history.
Abraham Lincoln signed the emoncipation proclamation to state that all slaves are free
Jackson dies of his amputation two weeks later.
Ulysses Grant took over the Mississippi River.
Turning point of war, Lee invaded north. North wins.
Lee surrenderd because he would’ve felt shamed
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