First major battle to take place on Union soil. This is the bloodiest day in US history.
Lincoln states that he is going to end slavery in the South, but not in the border states.
This gave the civil war purpose.
This is one of General Lee's biggest victories.This caused the Chancellorsville Campaign.
It took place in Warren County, Mississippi. Its important because the Surrendered-Confederacy split in half.
This ended Lee's invasion of the North. It had the largest number of causalities in the Civil War.
This was a dedication to the soliders who had lost their life at Gettsburg. This gave more purpose
for the North to want to beat the South in the war.
Lincoln won the election against McClellan. It was important because if McClellan won, then the war
would have ended with a compromise, not a surrender.
This abolished slavery in America. This is important because it furthered the purpose of the war for the North.
Lee surrenders at Appomattox. This is the last battle of the war.
John Wilkes Booth shot Lincoln at the Ford's Theater. This is important because had Lincoln lived, slaves would
have been freed and been equal with whites much sooner