1861-1865

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fort sumter fired on, morrill tariff act

1861

1st battle of bull run

1861

homestead act

1862

battle of shiloh, 2nd bull run, merrimack and monitor battle

1862

battle of antietam, battle of fredericksburg, seizing of new orleans

1862

battles of chancellorsville, gettysburg, vicksburg

1863

New York draft riots, national banking system established

1863

emancipation proclamation

1863

sinking of the Alabama

1864

shermans march through georgia, lincoln reelected

1864

lee surrenders to grant, lincoln assassinated, 13th amendment ratified

1865