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The Civil War

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Jackson Latimer

on 16 April 2010

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The Civil War By: Jackson Latimer 1861 Battle Of Fort Sumter
April 12, 1861
First Battle Of Bull Run
Manassas, Virginia
July 21, 1861 Mississippi, Florida, Alabama, Georgia, Louisiana, Texas, Virginia, Arkansas, North Carolina, and Tennessee all secede from the United States of America with South Carolina to form The Confederate States Of America In March, Abe Lincoln is sworn in as the new president of the United States of America. West Virginia Is Founded
June 20, 1863.
Residents of the western counties of Virginia did not wish to secede along with the rest of the state. This section of Virginia was admitted into the Union as the state of West Virginia.

Blockade Of The South
July 1861
The Union Blocks Main Ports of The Confederacy To Attempt To Shorten The War 1862 Battle of The Monitor & Merrimac First Engagement Between Two Iron- Clad Ships In History Battle Of Shiloh
April 6-7, 1862
Western Tennessee The Seven Days Battle Between June 26 and July 2, Union and Confederate forces fought a series of battles: Mechanicsville (June 26-27), Gaines's Mill (June 27), Savage's Station (June 29), Frayser's Farm (June 30), and Malvern Hill (July 1). On July 2, the Confederates withdrew to Richmond, Battle Of Antietam
Emancipation Proclamation Battle Of Chancellorsville Vicksburg Campaign 1863 Battle Of Gettysburg The Battle of Chickamauga The Battle of Chattanooga 1864 The Battle of Spotsylvania The Battle of Cold Harbor The Siege of Petersburg Abe Lincoln Is Re-Elected 1865 The South Surrenders Assassination Of President Lincoln Fall Of The South Broken Richmond September 17, 1862
Antietam Creek, Maryland May 1-4, 1863
Chancellorsville, Virginia May 19-July 4, 1863
Vicksburg, Mississippi July 1-3, 1863
Gettysburg, Pennsylvania November 23-25, 1863
Chattanooga, Tennessee
May 1864
Spotsylvania Court House, Virginia June 3, 1864
Virginia January 1863
Freed All Slaves In The South. Completly Useless Document November 1863
Chattanooga, Tennessee June 20, 1864-April 2, 1865
Petersburg, Virginia
November 1864
April 1865
Richmond Is Demolished By The Union January 1865
South Begins Running Out Of Supplies & Rations April 9, 1865
Robert E. Lee Surrenders To U. S. Grant At Appomattox Court House, Virginia On April 14, as President Lincoln was watching a performance of "Our American Cousin" at Ford's Theater in Washington, D.C., he was shot by John Wilkes Booth, an actor from Maryland obsessed with avenging the Confederate defeat. Lincoln died the next morning.

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