29 civil war petersburg thru appomattox (11)

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29 civil war petersburg thru appomattox (11)

  1. 1. Election of 1864 <ul><li>Lincoln runs for re-election </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Republican </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Democrats? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>McClellan </li></ul></ul>
  2. 2. Election of 1864 <ul><li>Lincoln makes sure every soldier can vote </li></ul><ul><li>Winner? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Lincoln </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Petersburg <ul><li>Grant lays siege </li></ul><ul><li>Lee tries to break out </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Richmond is lost </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Davis moves govt. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Grant’s HQ
  5. 5. Captured CSA Camp
  6. 6. Richmond <ul><li>Union army enters the city </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Destroys it </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Lincoln visits </li></ul>
  7. 12. Breakout <ul><li>Lee breaks out of Petersburg </li></ul><ul><li>Heads West to meet Johnston </li></ul><ul><li>Cut off at Appomattox Court House </li></ul>
  8. 14. Court House
  9. 15. Appomattox <ul><li>Lee is cut off from escape </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Down to 30,000 men in fighting condition </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Lee sends a lone horseman with a white flag </li></ul>
  10. 16. Surrender <ul><li>Lee meets Grant in a Private Home </li></ul><ul><ul><li>April 9, 1865 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>McLean House </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>First Bull Run </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Moved to Appomattox </li></ul></ul>
  11. 17. McLean House
  12. 20. Terms <ul><li>Lay down weapons & go home </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Not, at any time, be disturbed by any Federal authority </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Can’t hang Lee or lesser commanders </li></ul></ul>
  13. 23. Fighting Ends <ul><li>Lee’s army is the first to surrender </li></ul><ul><li>Others will follow </li></ul><ul><li>Fighting is over by June, 1865 </li></ul>

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