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Lincoln was elected president

November 6,1860

He was the first Republican, receiving 180 of 303 possible electoral votes.

Jefferson Davis

February 9, 1861

The confederate State of America was formed with Jefferson Davis, former Army officer.

General Pierre Beauregard

April 12, 1861

General Pierre Beauregard fired 50 cannons on Fort Sumter in Charleston, South Carolina. Thats when the Civil War started.

President Lincoln

April 15, 1861

President Lincoln issued a proclamation calling for 75,000 militiamen a special session of congress for July 4.

Virginia pulled away

April 17,1861

Virginia pulled away from the Union. Five weeks later Arkansas,Tennessee, and North Carolina. Forming eleven State confederacy population of nine million plus four million slaves.

General Ulysses S. Grant

02/06/1862

february 6- General Ulysses S. Grant captured Fort Henry, Couple days later Fort Donelson got the nickname"Unconditional Surrender" Grant.

President Lincoln

02/20/1862

February 20, 1862
Lincoln son died at the age of eleven do to bad water in the White House.

Ironclad sinks two ships

03/08/1862

The confederate Ironclad sinks two Union ships they battled but came to a draw.