He didn't technically move into office till much later.
They met in Columbia, South Carolina.
Confederate forces fire upon Fort Sumter.
Fought near Manassas, and was initially a Union victory, but the arrival of Stonewall's troops drove back the Union troops.
This Union victory weakened the Confederate hold on Kentucky.
This battle was fought in a WWI style of fighting. They used trench warfare.
"Atlanta is ours, and fairly won." A telegraph from Sherman to Lincoln.
Lincoln saw this victory as the right opportunity to end slavery forever.
The Democratic Party chose McClellan to run against Lincoln because he spoke out against the war, and talked peace with the South to end the war.
Grant treats Lee with respect and the Confederate soldiers are able to keep their side arms, and horses to go back to the South