Civil war

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licolons first inaugural

03/4/1861

Fort sumter supply ship turns back

04/12/1861

West virginia is formed

06/20/1861

Union naval blockade of the south begins

11/1861

Trent affair

11/8/1861

Slavery abolished in Washington D.C.

4/6/1862

Lee takes command of army of Northern Virginia

6/1862

Slavery Outlawed in U.S territories

06/19/1862

Preliminary Emancipation Proclomation

9/22/1862

emancipation proclamation goes into effect

1/1/1863

Union draft law

3/1863

Grant takes control of northern army

4/20/1863

Bureau of colored troops established

5/22/1863

New York Draft riots

7/1863

Gettysburg Adress

11/19/1863

Confederate draft law

2/8/1864

thirteenth amendment is passed by congress

4/8/1864

lincoln is re elected

11/8/1864

13th amendment ratified

1/31/1865

Lincoln's second inaugural

3/4/1865

lee surrenders at appomattox

4/9/1865

lincoln is assassinated

4/14/1865

Andrew Johnson becomes president

4/15/1865

Booth is shot and killed

4/26/1865

Union soldiers sent home

8/1865