marked the commencement of the first four year term of lincoln as president and hannibal as vice president
on april 12 1861 general Beauregard forces around Charleston harbor, they opened fire on the union garrison holding Fort Sumter. On april 13 1861 Robert anderson, garrison commander surrendered and was evacuated the next day
the surprising victory of the confederate army humiliated the north and forced it to prepare for a long war
the practice of incising a design onto a hard, flat surface, by cutting grooves into it
40,000 confederate soldiers under the command of general Johnston came out of the woods and struck a limns of the union soldiers in the Tennessee river on an april morning. the two day battle was to blame for more than 23,000 casualties and the bloodiest battle in American History.
also known as the battle of sharps burg Maryland and antietam creek as part of the Maryland campaign
a presidential proclamation and executive order issued by president Abraham Lincoln.
the sound won battle. one of stonewall jackson's men had accidentally shot and killed him mistaking jackson for a yankee. the union lost troops which was a time of hope for them.
his army crossed the Mississippi river and drove the confederate army of Mississippi. in the summer of 1863 general grant's armies let loose on vicksburg
the battle of the civil war that contained the most casualties in the civil war. it also is known as the turning point of the war. general George mead's army defeated the confederates attacks
a minor artillery battle in the American civil war.
fought from may 31 to june 12 1864 most significant fighting occurring on june 3
two day battle in the Franklin-Nashville campaign that represented the end of large-scale fighting west of the coastal states in the american civil war
hoods rebel army of 23,000 is crushed at Nashville by 55,000 federals including negro troops under general H, Thomas the confederate army of Tennessee ceases as an effective force
Abraham Lincoln was at Ford's theater watching a play be performed. John Booth snuck up behind him at put a gun to his head and shot him. Lincoln died the following day due to complications from the shot.