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1861 Fort Sunter

This is the battle that starts the Civil War. Four states join the Confederacy.

1861 1st battle at Bull Run

1st battle of the Civil War. The union ran away like banshees when they heard the south’s rebel yell.

1862 Monitor vs Merrimack

This is the first battle between two metal covered ships.The north ( Monitor) is successful in hold off the south (Merrimack)

1862 Battle of Antietam

It was the bloodiest battle of the Civil War. The north won the but the north and south suffered heavy losses.

1863 Emancipation Proclamation

Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation which it said that all slaves should be forever free 

1863 Battle of Chancellorville

Jackson got wounding and got his arm amputated. Jackson died a week later.

1863 Battle of Vicksburg

Vicksburg wanted to gain control of the Mississippi River because it was won of their war goals 

1863 Battle of Gettysburg

The south threatened the north and they fought. The union wan but three was manning losses.

1865 Appomattox court house

Lee moved his army west but the north blocked there route to escape.

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