Battles of the Civil War by 15zx6WgT

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									Battles of the Civil War
           Abraham Lincoln
• Won the election of
  1860 with 40 percent of
  the votes
• None came from the
  southern states.
• Capital of the Union
  was in Washington,
  DC
Southern Secession
Jefferson Davis
        • Elected president of the
          Confederacy.
        • Gave many government
          positions to his friends and
          family members even
          though they were
          incompetent of doing the
          job.
        • Did not delegate
          responsibilities well.
        • Capital of Confederacy was
          in Richmond, VA
      Fort
     Sumter
•Civil War begins with Fort
Sumter being fired upon by
the Confederate soldiers April
12, 1861
• After 2 days of fighting the
North surrenders to the South
•No one was killed during the
battle but one soldier died
when a cannon backfired
during the surrendering
ceremonies.
• THIS WILL MARK THE
BEGINNING OF THE CIVIL
WAR
 Manassas, Virginia
1st Battle of Bull Run
July 21, 1861
The First Battle of Bull Run
     After the Battle of Bull Run
• The moral of the north was very low and they
  could see that there was a mighty war ahead.
                    Clara Barton
• Northern woman who gave
  water to dying soldiers.
• Was given permission by
  Lincoln to travel behind the
  battle lines
• Appointed as the “Lady in
  Charge” of the hospitals for
  the Union Army.
• Was in charge of locating
  missing men and set up and
  mark graves.
• Founded the American Red
  Cross
General George B. McClellan
              The 1st Battle of Bull Run
                 didn’t go so good for
                 the Union so Lincoln
               fired General McDowell
                    and George B.
                    McClellan was
                appointed as the new
                General of the eastern
                 section of the Union
                         Army.
      BATTLE OF THE IRON CLADS
Northern ship “Monitor”   Southern ship “Merrimack”
• Battletook place March
8-9, 1862 in Hampton
Road, VA
•The ships bounced shells
off of each other for 2
hours while people stood
on shore and watched.
• It ended in a draw with
neither side winning. The
North however was able to
keep the South from
getting past to get
supplies from their allies.
•This battle was significant
because it signaled the end
of wooden ships in navies
all over the world.
    Manassas, VA
2nd Battle of Bull Run
            2nd Battle of Bull Run
• August 29-30, 1862
• Confederate General:
  Stonewall Jackson
• Union General: John Pope
• The Union lost 16,000
  soldiers while the
  Confederate Army lost only
  9,000
• Stonewall Jackson and
  General Lee were able to
  save Richmond once again.
The South Invades the Union Territory
Battle of Antietam
 Sharpsburg, MD
         •   September 17,1862
         •   Battle took place in Farmer Miller’s
             corn field along the Antietam River.
         •   Battle known as single bloodiest day
             during the Civil War
         •   23,500 soldiers were killed along the
             “Bloody Lane”
• The South held the
  North on Burnside
  Bridge for 4 hours.
  When they ran out of
  ammunition, they
  threw rocks to keep the
  North from advancing.
• The Union wins the
  Battle of Antietam
  The Emancipation Proclamation
• January 1, 1863 Lincoln proclaimed the
  emancipation of all slaves living in the states
  that seceded from the Union.
• **Play movie clip after next slide**
   General McClellan is Replaced
• After the win at
  Antietam, McClellan
  didn’t pursue the South.
• Lincoln was so upset
  with how cautious
  McClellan was he
  replaced him with
  General Ambrose
  Burnside.

								
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