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Transcript of Civil War
Bull Run Battle
Gettysburg, Pennsylvania November 19th 1863
Abraham Lincoln Speaking the Gettysburg Address
March 4, 1861
Attack on Fort Sumter
West Virginia becomes a state
June 20th 1863
When Lincoln got elected, he wasn't planning to end slavery, he just didn't want and seceding or any war
Lincoln's opponent was Hannibal Hamlim
The Battle of Fort Sumter was important because it started the bloodiest war in U.S. history, the American Civil War.
Joseph E. Johnston
The Gettysburg address made the war
about slavery instead of seceding so that
Europe could join the war on the union's side
Europe never joined the civil war, because they didnt want to lose any trading, but Europe was against slavery,so the joined the union's side
Became the 35th union state
July 21, 1861
This was the first major land battle of the Civil War.
May 31 ,1864
Ulysses S. Grant
Robert E. Lee
WHO WON !
The battle of cold harbor was important because it was one of the last battles fought .
2nd battle of Bull Run
The battle of Bull Run happened because of the cruelty of the confederate soldiers towards civilians.
August 28–30, 1862
Major General John Pope
General Robert E. Lee
Location: Manassas, Virginia
Union: 62,000 Confederate: 50,000
Sherman's March to the Sea
Battle of Shilo
April 6, 1861
November 12-December 22
Atlanta to Savannah, Georgia
was to frighten Georgia’s civilian population into abandoning the Confederate.
A Blockade of the South
Confederate General Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson, commanding forces in the Shenandoah Valley, attacked Union forces in late March, forcing them to retreat across the Potomac. As a result, Union troops were rushed to protect Washington, D.C
Union General McClellan defeated Confederate General Lee at South Mountain and Crampton's Gap in September, but did not move quickly enough to save Harper's Ferry, which fell to Confederate General Jackson on September 15, along with a great number of men and a large body of supplies
one way it was important economically because it prevented the Confederate to access to weapons that the industrialized North could produce for itself.
On April 6, Confederate forces attacked Union forces under General Ulysses S. Grant at Shiloh, Tennessee. By the end of the day, the federal troops were almost defeated. When Confederate forces retreated. Casualties were heavy -- 13,000 out of 63,000 Union soldiers died, and 11,000 of 40,000 Confederate troops were killed.
The first state that both confederacy and union sides resided in
The South Secedes
South Carolina saw Lincoln as a threat to having slaves, so they decided that they wanted to secede from the United States of America
Mississippi, Florida, Alabama, Georgia, Louisiana, and Texas also seceded with south carolina
Virginia, Arkansas, Tennessee, and North Carolina threatened to secede too
Lincoln resisted the demands of the people who wanted complete abolition of slavery, because he wanted to keep the border states on the Union's side even though some Union generals declared slaves escaping to the union's side "contraband of war," and dont have to go back to their masters.
Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation on January 1, 1863, declaring that all slaves in areas still in rebellion were free.
”Stonewall” Jackson defeats Union Forces