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Events

Dred Scott Decision

March 6, 1857

The Dred Scott Decision was that Dred Scott was a slave and he was in Minnesota and he though he should be free

Abraham Lincolns election

November 6,1860

Abraham Lincoln was the 16th president

Succesion of South Carolina

December 20, 1860

South Carolina was the first state to secede the union

Confederacy is formed

February 4,1861

They formed the confederacy because they were preparing for war

Firing on Fort Sumterd

April 12, 1861

The Fort was surrendered at 2:30pm on April 13

Battle of Bull Run (first mannassas)

July 21, 1861

The Union wanted to move on to Richmond before the scheduled date

Battle of the Second Manassas

August 28, 1862 - August 30, 1862

This battle was fought on much of the same ground as the Battle of Bull Run

Battle of Antietam

September 17, 1862

This battle was fought in Sharpsburg, Maryland

Emancipation Proclamation

September 22, 1862 - January 1, 1863

When Abraham declared all slaves free

Battle of Gettysburg

July 1, 1863 - July 3, 1863

This battle was the largest conflict in North American history

Battle at Chattanooga

November 23, 1863 - November 25, 1863

This battle took place in Chattanooga, Tennesee

The Fall of Richmond

April 2, 1865

The Fall of Richond was when Richmond surrendered

Surrender at Appomattox

April 9, 1865

The army of Northern Virginia surrendered

President Lincolns assasination

April 14, 1865

He was assasinated by John Wilkes Booth