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Us civil war timeline

  1. 1. US History Civil War Timeline
  2. 2. John Quincy Adams (1767 - 1848) The 6th President of the U.S, an American Diplomat, helped with the forming of the Monroe Doctrine and Secretary of State, one of the greatest diplomats in history, he was deeply troubled by slavery, which was the root of the cause of the civil war. He died on February 23, 1848, right before the start of the Civil war. QuickTime™ and a decompressor are needed to see this picture.
  3. 3. Daniel Webster (1782 - 1852) Statesman, lawyer and orator, Favored the Compromise of 1850, opposed extension of slavery into the territories, he was named secretary of state in July 1850, and supervised strict enforcementof the Fugitive Slave Act. QuickTime™ and a decompressor are needed to see this picture.
  4. 4. Henry Clay (1777 - 1852) Statesmen, orator, speaker for the House of Representatives,and Secretary of State, opposed the annexation of Texas, was one of the 5 greatest Senators of U.S history. He organized many compromises dealing with slavery, a major issue of the Civil war. He died on June 29, 1852. QuickTime™ and a decompressor are needed to see this picture.
  5. 5. Frederick Douglas (1818-1895) He was a strong abolitionist, known also for Lincoln-Douglas debates of 1858, the series of heated debates between him and Abraham Lincoln over slavery, popular sovereignty, and politics, a definite issue of the Civil war. QuickTime™ and a decompressor are needed to see this picture.
  6. 6. Dred Scott (1799 - 1858) Slave who sued for his freedom, was tried by the Supreme Court,and lost with the conclusion that slaves could never become US citizens;he strengthened debate between North and South. Died as a slave in 1858. QuickTime™ and a decompressor are needed to see this picture.
  7. 7. John Wilkes Booth He was a strong Confederate supporter. He assassinated Abraham Lincoln on April 14, 1658 in Ford’s Theater, Washington D.C. QuickTime™ and a decompressor are needed to see this picture.
  8. 8. John Brown (1800-1859) He was hung to death on 1859 for expressing strong abolitionist protests. An evangelical who thought God chose him to end the slavery. Killed a few whites and revolted. Was hung to death on 1859. QuickTime™ and a decompressor are needed to see this picture.
  9. 9. Battle on Fort Sumter Date: April 12-13, 1861 Location: Fort Sumter, South Carolina Confederates Won QuickTime™ and a decompressor are needed to see this picture.
  10. 10. Jefferson Davis (1808 - 1889) A Confederacy from 1861 to 1865. leader during the Civil War, as well as President of the Confederate States of America, he fought in the Mexican-American war,he took charged of the Confederates war plans but couldn’t find a strategy to stop the Union, and Southerners saw him as a Civil War hero because of his pride and ideals. QuickTime™ and a decompressor are needed to see this picture.
  11. 11. Battle of West Virginia Date: April 19, 1861 Location: Baltimore Confederate Won QuickTime™ and a decompressor are needed to see this picture.
  12. 12. Clara Barton Supplied and cared for the wounded soldiers of the Civil War, whether they were Union or Confederate. She first started nursing hurt Massachusetts soldiers on April 21, 1861. She eventually established the American Red Cross in 1881. QuickTime™ and a decompressor are needed to see this picture.
  13. 13. Albert Sydney Johnson Considered a "Texas Patriot" and "Confederate Hero". President Davis of the Confederacy appointed him general. On May 30, 1861, he became one of the highest leading Confederate generals of the West. QuickTime™ and a decompressor are needed to see this picture.
  14. 14. Battle of Bull Run Date: July 21, 1861 Location: Manassas, Virginia Confederates Won QuickTime™ and a decompressor are needed to see this picture.
  15. 15. Ulysses S. Grant He was the 18th US president. He was appointed as a brigadier general on July 31, 1861. He captured Fort Henry and Fort Donelson with help from the Federal navy. QuickTime™ and a decompressor are needed to see this picture.
  16. 16. Battle of Missouri Date: August 10, 1861 Location: Wilson's Greek, Missouri Union Won QuickTime™ and a decompressor are needed to see this picture.
  17. 17. Harriet Beecher Stowe (1811-1896) Author of the famous book Uncle Tom’s Cabin, of 1862 which would be one of the causes of the Civil War. All her novels were based on her hatred for slavery. She is one of America’s most recognized writers. QuickTime™ and a decompressor are needed to see this picture.
  18. 18. Battle of Pea Ridge Date: March 6-8, 1862 Location: Benton County, Arkansas Union won QuickTime™ and a decompressor are needed to see this picture.
  19. 19. Battle of Shiloh Date: April 6-7, 1862 Location: Hardin County, Tennessee Union won QuickTime™ and a decompressor are needed to see this picture.
  20. 20. Seven Days Battle Date: June 25 - July 1, 1862 Location: Henrico County, Virginia Confederate won QuickTime™ and a decompressor are needed to see this picture.
  21. 21. Peninsular Campaign Date: March through July 1862 Location: began in Virginia, ended in Mechanicsville Confederate won QuickTime™ and a decompressor are needed to see this picture.
  22. 22. Battle of Antietam Date: Sept 17, 1862 Location: Near Sharpsburg, Maryland Union won QuickTime™ and a decompressor are needed to see this picture.
  23. 23. Battle of Fredericksburg Date: Dec. 11-15 1862 Location: Spotslyvania County and Fredericksburg, Virginia Confederate won QuickTime™ and a decompressor are needed to see this picture.
  24. 24. Stonewall Jackson (1824- May 10, 1863) In the First Battle of Bull Run, Jackson, a Southern general refused to give up even though his side was loosing.His refusal to give up later gave him a nickname: "Stonewall". QuickTime™ and a decompressor are needed to see this picture.
  25. 25. Chancellorsville Date: April 30- May 6, 1863 Location: Spotsylvania County, Virginia Confederate won QuickTime™ and a decompressor are needed to see this picture.
  26. 26. Vicksburg Date: May 18- July 4, 1863 Location:Vicksburg, Mississippi Union won QuickTime™ and a decompressor are needed to see this picture.
  27. 27. Gettysburg Date: July 1-3, 1863 Location: Adams County, Pennsylvania Union won QuickTime™ and a decompressor are needed to see this picture.
  28. 28. Chickamauga Date: September 18-20, 1863 Location: Georgia Confederate won QuickTime™ and a decompressor are needed to see this picture.
  29. 29. Stone's River Date: December 31, 1862- January 2,1863 Location: Tennessee Union won QuickTime™ and a decompressor are needed to see this picture.
  30. 30. Robert Gould Shaw (1837-1863) Until his death in 1863, he was a devoted Union general of the 54th regiment of the Civil War, leading an all-black men army. QuickTime™ and a decompressor are needed to see this picture.
  31. 31. Red River Campaign Date: March - May 1864 Location: Louisiana's Red River Confederate win
  32. 32. Battle of Petersburg Date: June 1864 Location: Petersburg, Virginia Confederate win
  33. 33. Battle of Atlanta Date: July 1864 Location: South of Atlanta, Georgia Union Win
  34. 34. Mobile Bay Date: August 1864 Location: Mobile Bay (Gulf of Mexico) Union Win
  35. 35. Battle of Nashville Date: December 1864 Location: Davidson County, Tennessee Union Win
  36. 36. Theodore Weld Theodore Weld fought against slavery. He was in the Anti- Slavery Society, and wrote pamphlets for other anti-slavery organizations. He highlighted the issue of slavery, a major cause of the Civil war. Until the 13th amendment abolishing slavery was established in 1865, he kept fighting for his abolitionist cause. QuickTime™ and a decompressor are needed to see this picture.
  37. 37. Robert E. Lee (1807 - 1870) Led Confederate army; considered one of the best commanders during Civil War. Continued to fight until the end, and surrendered on April 9, 1865. QuickTime™ and a decompressor are needed to see this picture.
  38. 38. Abraham Lincoln (1809 - 1865) 16th President of the United States, he guided his country through the Civil war, also considered by historians to have been the greatest President in American History. He was assassinated on April 14, 1865. QuickTime™ and a decompressor are needed to see this picture.
  39. 39. Dorothea Lynde Dix She was the superintendent of Union Army Nurses. She was known to have cared for both Union and Confederate soldiers, without any bias. She cured any American soldier that was injured during the Civil War. Her last move was in 1881 to New Jersey State Hospital. QuickTime™ and a decompressor are needed to see this picture.
  40. 40. Soujourner Truth (1797 - 1883) She became a national symbol for strong black women. She transformed herself from a domestic servant to an preacher. Her words inspired mostly black woman and poor people. QuickTime™ and a decompressor are needed to see this picture.
  41. 41. Harriet Tubman (1821 - 1913) Harriet Tubman, a slave, ran away one night by herself and gained freedom by going to Pennsylvania. She joined the group of people who organized the Underground Railroad, and worked to free many slaves. QuickTime™ and a decompressor are needed to see this picture.

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