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

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