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People of the Civil War
Transcript of People of the Civil War
he served as the 16th president from March
1861 until he was assasinated on April 15, 1865.
Before his presidency he was a country lawyer
an Illinois state legislator, and twice a failed
candidate for the U.S Senate. Confederacy Robert E. Lee President Jefferson Davis President Jefferson Davis was born
on June 3, 1808 and died on
Dec. 6, 1889. He was an American
military officer, statesman and
leader of the Confederacy for its entire
Robert E. Lee was born on Jan. 19, 1807 and died on Oct. 12, 1870.
He was a highly acknoleged leader in all of the United States. He graduated from the United States Military Academy at West point
and he served in the military for about 30 years.He did not like slavery. However when Lincoln asked
him he replied "I cannont fight against my birthplace.
General Scott said to Lee " You have made the greatest
mistake of your like." Many say General Scott was right. Born on Apr. 27, 1822. He died on July
23, 1885. Many people thought that U.S Grant stood for Unconditional Surrender Grant.
In the winter of 1862, Ulysses S. Grant led some important Union campaigns
He won a major victory at Fort Donelson in Tennesse, more victories in Shiloh, and elsewhere in the West. Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson Born Jan. 21, 1824 died on May 10, 1863. Thomas Jackson got his nickname
Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson during
the First Battle of Bull Run when an
officer cried "There stands Jackson like
a stone wall!
Blue=Union White=Confederacy General Winfield Scott General Winfield Scott was born
June 13, 1786 and he died on
May, 29,1866. He served as an active duty general longer than any other man in American history. He devised the Anaconda Plan for the Union's victory. Clara Barton Clara Barton was born on Dec. 25, 1821 and she died on April 12, 1912. Clara began her war work handing out food and supplies to soldiers. Later she assisted with hundreds of operation, even digging bullets out of soldiers' wounds with her penknife. She was nicknamed by Union General George McClellan "the true heroine of the age, the angel of the battlefield." After the war Clara went on to found the American Red Cross. Sally Tompkins She was born on Nov. 9, 1833 and she died on
July 26, 1916. Sheran a private hospital in Richmon.
The hostpital treated over 1,300 soldiers
during the war.Her hospital save all but 73 of them.
This is the best record of any war hospital North or South.
She was also the only woman to hold a military rank in the