This battle started the Civil War.
This battle stopped General E. Lee's invasion of Maryland and he retreats back to Virginia.
Frees all slaves in territory captured by the Union Army, and orders the enlistment of Black soldiers.
General Ulysses S. grant takes Vicksburg after a long siege.
Marks the farthest advance of the Confederate Army into Northern territory.
President Lincoln delivered the two minute Gettysburg Address .
General Robert E. Lee surrenders to General Ulysses S. Grant in a farmhouse.
Abraham Lincoln was shot by John Wilkes Booth at Ford's Theater in Washington, D.C.