Civil War Timeline

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Lincoln Elected President

1860

Civil War Begins

1861 - 1865

War lasted 4 years.

Troops taken out of Utah.

1861

The troops were needed for the war.

First Transcontinental Telegraph Finished

1861

First telegraphs sent by Lincoln, Brigham Young, and other people.

Some Troops Returned to Utah

1862

Utah tries to achieve statehood

1863

Attempt failed.

Lincoln Assassinated

1865