He was an African American who unsuccessfully sued for his freedom.
He became the 16th president.
South Carolina decided they did not want to be a part of the United States.
A group of 11 states that seceded from the US to preserve slavery.
The firing on Fort Sumter was the beginning of the Civil War.
The Battle of Bull Run was fought in Prince William County, Virginia.
The Battle of Antietam was part of the Maryland campaign.
The Chattanooga Battle was a series of maneuvers and battles in October and November.
The Second Manassas was fought as part of the American Civil War.
It stipulated that if Southern states did not end their rebellion by January 1, 1863, then proclamation would go into effect.
The Battle of Gettysburg was fought by Union and Confederate forces during the American Civil War.
The Confederate defenders abandoned Richmond.
One of the last battles of the American Civil War.
Lincoln was assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.