Abi Hyde
States that seceded from union before April 15, 1861
States that seceded from union after April 15, 1861
Union states where slavery was legal
Union states where slavery was forbidden
January 1, 1863 Lincoln addressed the public from Washington DC announcing the freedom of all slaves in rebelling states. en.wikipedia.org Emancipation Proclamation - Wikipedia
The Union defeated the Confederates at the Battle of Gettysburg fought in July of 1863. www.history.com
unaffiliated territories
Lee surrenders his army at the McLean House in the village of Appomattox Court House. There was never a formal treaty signed.
Lincoln assassinated by John Wilkes Booth in a theater just 5 days after Lee surrenders. upload.wikimedia.org
First shots were fired by the south at Fort Sumter.

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