Civil War And Reconstruction

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Civil War And Reconstruction

  1. 1. Civil War slideshow
  2. 4. Fort Sumter (April 1861)
  3. 5. First Bull Run (Manassas) July 1861
  4. 8. You’re gone! <ul><li>General McDowell is replaced by General McClellan </li></ul>
  5. 9. 1862
  6. 11. Monitor and Merrimac
  7. 13. Shiloh (April 1862)
  8. 14. Grant versus A.S. Johnston
  9. 15. Antietam
  10. 20. Fredericksburg (Dec 1862)
  11. 21. <ul><li>“ We might as well have tried to take hell.” Union soldier </li></ul><ul><li>“ It is well that war is so terrible - we should grow too fond of it” –Gen. Lee </li></ul>
  12. 23. Conscription Act of 1863 <ul><li>Draft enacted, men 20-45 </li></ul><ul><li>Exempts those who can provide a substitute (or $300) </li></ul><ul><li>“ The blood of a poor man is as precious as that of the wealthy,&quot; poor Northerners complain. </li></ul>
  13. 24. Vicksburg (May 1863)
  14. 26. <ul><li>As a result of the campaign in Vicksburg, Grant is promoted to Major General </li></ul><ul><li>He will be head of all Union forces after the battle of Chattanooga </li></ul>
  15. 27. Gettysburg (July 1863)
  16. 32. Gettysburg <ul><li>After this defeat of the Confederates, Lee and his army will never re-enter the North </li></ul>
  17. 33. Gettysburg Address
  18. 34. Battle of Atlanta (July 1864)
  19. 36. Sherman’s March to the Sea (1864)

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