The Civil War

U.S Leadership

Lincoln's Presidency

1860 - 1868

He served for two terms.

Political decisions

The Cofederacy is born

12/20/1860

The Emancipation Proclamation

January 1863

Lincoln is Re-elected

November 1864

Lee Surrenders to Grant at Appomattax Courthouse

April 1865

Final Surrender of the Confederacy and capture of Jefferson Davis.

May 1865

Battles

Fighting breaks out in Fort Sumter

April 1861

Battle of Monitor and Merrimack

March 1862

New Orleans is captured by the North

April 1862

the Battle of Antietam

September 1862

First battle on northern soil.

The Battle of Gettysburg

July 1863

Turning point of the War in favor of the Union.

Battle of Vicksburg and Port Hudson split Confederacy in Two.

July 1863

Unions Soldiers capture Atlanta

August 1864

General Sherman Marches East

1865

He destroys everything in his path.

Richmond falls to Grant

April 1865

Confederacy secession

S.Carolina secedes

12/20/1860

S.Carolina was the first state to secede.

Mississippi secedes

1/9/1861

Florida Secedes

1/10/1861

Alabama secedes

1/11/1861

Georgia secedes

1/19/1861

Louisiana secedes

1/26/1861

Texas secedes

2/1/1861

Virginia secedes

4/17/1861

Arkansas secedes

5/6/1861

Tennessee secedes

5/7/1861

North Carolina secedes

5/20/1861

The Civil War

The Civil War

April 1861 - May 1865