Fort Sumter was in the harbor of Charleston, South Carolina. they used cannons to blow the fort up
Richmond became a Confederate Capital for much of the war
Robert E. Lee saved Richmond.
People didn't think black men could ever fight in war.
Only did the president feel protected enough to announce his Emancipation Proclamation
The north and the south started fighting with the north and the west of Gettysburg.
Abraham Lincoln gave the Gettysburg Address.
Sherman led 62,000 soldiers from the Union through Georgia destroying military resources.
Lincoln was at a show when he was shot with a pistol on a 10 foot high balcony.
President Andrew Johnson sent a letter to congress telling them about his concerns about the 13th Amendment being passed