The Court ruled that Dred Scott was not a citizen and was considered property.
Lincoln was the 1st Republican President.
Jefferson Davis was named the president of the Confederacy until elections could be held.
South Carolina feared a trick and the commander of the fort, Robert Anderson, was asked to surrender immediately. But he refused.
Grant captured Petersburg and Richmond in late May of 1861.
Lincoln replaced McDowell with General George B. McClellan.
South Carolina left the United States to form their own country.
This battle was fought in Manassas in Prince William Country, Virginia.
President Lincoln issues an executive order freeing many slaves and laying the groundwork for the Thirteenth Amendment.
This was not only a major battle where the North not only wins the battle, but starts to win the Civil War.
President Lincoln was shot and killed by John Wilkes Booth.