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Civil war battles vol 2
Civil war battles vol 2
Civil war battles vol 2
Civil war battles vol 2
Civil war battles vol 2
Civil war battles vol 2
Civil war battles vol 2
Civil war battles vol 2
Civil war battles vol 2
Civil war battles vol 2
Civil war battles vol 2
Civil war battles vol 2
Civil war battles vol 2
Civil war battles vol 2
Civil war battles vol 2
Civil war battles vol 2
Civil war battles vol 2
Civil war battles vol 2
Civil war battles vol 2
Civil war battles vol 2
Civil war battles vol 2
Civil war battles vol 2
Civil war battles vol 2
Civil war battles vol 2
Civil war battles vol 2
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Civil war battles vol 2

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  1. November 7, 1862• President Trivia-some say this Lincoln is where we get the word sideburns! replaced McClellan with Gen. Ambrose Burnside
  2. Dec.13,1862 Fredericksburg • Burnside lost 12,653 men to Lee’s 5,309. • Lee’s famous quote: “It is well that war is so terrible, lest we grow too fond of it.”
  3. Jan. 1, 1863 • Lincoln issued Emancipation Proclamation to free slaves in Confederate states only.
  4. Jan. 25, 1863 • Lincoln posted Joseph Hooker to replace Burnside.
  5. Jan. 29, 1863• Ulysses S. Grant was made Commander of the West.
  6. May 1-4, 1863 Chancellorsville, VA• Lee outmaneu- vered Hooker, but lost his “right arm” Stonewall Jackson to friendly fire.
  7. • After his left arm was amputated, Jackson’s chaplain buried it at Ellwood, a nearby plantation. Jackson soon died from pneumonia.
  8. June 28, 1863• Lincoln replaced Hooker with Meade, the 5th change in command.
  9. July 1-3, 1863 Gettysburg, PA• Lee’s forces took a devastating downward turn.
  10. July 4, • Grant’s siege took 1863 its toll on the cityVicksburg and cut off the , MS Confederacy from the West.
  11. • Poor immigrants July 13-16, 1863 in NY protested Anti-Draft Riots Lincoln’s draft laws, which they said would give their jobs to blacks. There was chaos, murder, and arson in the streets.
  12. July 18, 1863 Ft. Wagner, SC• ½ of the 600 *The movie Glory is about Shaw and the 54th! “negro troops” in the 54th Massachuse tts and their commander, Robert Shaw, were killed.
  13. Sept. 19-20,1863 • Gen. Braxton Chickamauga Braggs trapped Gen. Rosencrans’ Union troops at Chattanooga.
  14. Nov. 23-25, 1863Chattanooga and Lookout Mountain• Grant’s forces lifted the siege and pushed back Bragg’s troops at Chattanooga.
  15. • Grant became March 9, Commander of 1864 all Federal forces. Sherman replaced him in the West.
  16. Sept. 2, 1864 • Sherman took Atlanta, a huge blow to the South.
  17. Nov. 15, 1864• Sherman destroyed warehouses, rail facilities, etc. He began his infamous “March to the Sea.”
  18. Sherman burned Atlanta
  19. Dec. 15-16, 1864 Nashville • Feds led by Thomas greatly out- numbered and crushed Hood’s forces.
  20. Dec. 24, 1864• Sherman took Savannah and offered it to Lincoln as a Christmas gift.
  21. March 4, 1865 John Wilkes Booth is in this picture, too!• Lincoln’s 2nd inauguration
  22. • Lee’s line of April 2, 1865 defense Petersburg,VA crumbled and Grant moved the Union army into Richmond.
  23. April 9, 1865• Lee surrendered at Appomattox.
  24. April 14, 1865 • President Lincoln shot by John Wilkes Booth in Ford’s Theater.
  25. May 1865• Last Confederates surrendered. Total lives lost: over 620,000.

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