The Civil War
The Attack on Fort Sumter Southern troops attacked on the northern fort claiming it was theirs the attack lasted 34 hours before the north surrendered
The battle at Gettysburg this war was a major turning point in the war. before this, the south was on a winning streak but the north is now leading.
After the battle, Abraham Lincoln said a speech to honor the fallen soldiers. It was a short speech but it contained great power
the Atlanta campaign was lead by gen. Sherman of the north to burn and destroy anything the south would need to win
Sherman's march to the sea started with the Atlanta campaign to destroy EVERYTHING in his path from Atlanta to Savannah and back again.
Appomattox Court House April 9, 1865 This was where General Lee surrendered to General Grant and to the Union. The civil war was over, the Union had won.
Abraham Lincoln 1809-1865 He was president of the USA before the South seceded. When the seceded he stayed as president of the Union. He was assassinated 5 days after the war ended by a man named John Wilkes Booth.
Robert E. Lee 1807-1870 Robert E. Lee was a great general for the South. Though he was against slavery and secession, He fought for the south when his hometown of Virginia seceded from the USA.

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