The Civil War

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Lincoln elected president

November 1860

Confederacy formed

February 1861

Ft. Sumter attacked

April 1861

Bull Run (Manassas), 1st battle

July 21, 1861

Battle of Shiloh

April 1862

Antietam

September 1862

Emancipation Proclamation

September 23, 1862

Fredericksburg

December 1862

Gettysburg

July 1863

Lee surrenders at the Appomattox Court House

April 9, 1865