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Title: CIVIL WAR


1
CIVIL WAR
  • Timeline

2
Early Campaigns and Battles- 1862Southern
Victories
  • Northern achievements by 1862
  • total naval supremacy
  • Confederate troops cleared from West Virginia,
    Kentucky, much of Tennessee
  • New Orleans captured
  • Confederate achievements by 1862
  • stall campaign for the Mississippi at Shiloh
  • defend Richmond from capture

3
The Coming of Emancipation 1863War Turns
Against the South
  • September 22, 1862--Antietam prompts preliminary
    Emancipation Proclamation
  • surrender in 100 days or lose slaves
  • January 1, 1863--Proclamation put into effect for
    areas still in rebellion
  • African Americans flee to Union lines
  • Confederacy loses thousands of laborers

4
Effects of Emancipation - 1863
  • 200,000 African American Union troops
  • 54th Massachusetts is first! (Glory)
  • Many others labor in Northern war effort
  • Lincoln pushes further for black rights
  • organizes governments in conquered Southern
    states that abolish slavery
  • Maryland, Missouri abolish slavery
  • January 31, 1865--13th Amendment will be passed

5
The Tide Turns - 1863
  • May, 1863--war-weariness
  • New York riots against conscription (pg. 466)
  • Grant seems bogged down at Vicksburg
  • Union defeated at Chancellorsville
  • Democrats attack Lincoln
  • July, 1863
  • Lee loses Battle of Gettysburg
  • Vicksburg falls, North holds the Mississippi

6
Last Stages of the Conflict 1864
  • March 9, 1864--Grant made supreme commander of
    Union armies
  • Union invades the South on all fronts
  • William Sherman marches through Georgia
  • Grant lays siege to Richmond, Petersburg
  • September 2--Sherman takes Atlanta
  • November 8--Lincoln reelected

7
Last Stages of the Conflict - 1865
  • April 9, 1865--Lee surrenders at Appomatox Court
    House, VA.
  • April 14--Lincoln assassinated
  • May 26--Final capitulation of Confederacy
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