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Civil war battles vol 2

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Civil war battles vol 2

  1. 1. November 7, 1862• President Trivia-some say this Lincoln is where we get the word sideburns! replaced McClellan with Gen. Ambrose Burnside
  2. 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. 3. Jan. 1, 1863 • Lincoln issued Emancipation Proclamation to free slaves in Confederate states only.
  4. 4. Jan. 25, 1863 • Lincoln posted Joseph Hooker to replace Burnside.
  5. 5. Jan. 29, 1863• Ulysses S. Grant was made Commander of the West.
  6. 6. May 1-4, 1863 Chancellorsville, VA• Lee outmaneu- vered Hooker, but lost his “right arm” Stonewall Jackson to friendly fire.
  7. 7. • After his left arm was amputated, Jackson’s chaplain buried it at Ellwood, a nearby plantation. Jackson soon died from pneumonia.
  8. 8. June 28, 1863• Lincoln replaced Hooker with Meade, the 5th change in command.
  9. 9. July 1-3, 1863 Gettysburg, PA• Lee’s forces took a devastating downward turn.
  10. 10. July 4, • Grant’s siege took 1863 its toll on the cityVicksburg and cut off the , MS Confederacy from the West.
  11. 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. 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. 13. Sept. 19-20,1863 • Gen. Braxton Chickamauga Braggs trapped Gen. Rosencrans’ Union troops at Chattanooga.
  14. 14. Nov. 23-25, 1863Chattanooga and Lookout Mountain• Grant’s forces lifted the siege and pushed back Bragg’s troops at Chattanooga.
  15. 15. • Grant became March 9, Commander of 1864 all Federal forces. Sherman replaced him in the West.
  16. 16. Sept. 2, 1864 • Sherman took Atlanta, a huge blow to the South.
  17. 17. Nov. 15, 1864• Sherman destroyed warehouses, rail facilities, etc. He began his infamous “March to the Sea.”
  18. 18. Sherman burned Atlanta
  19. 19. Dec. 15-16, 1864 Nashville • Feds led by Thomas greatly out- numbered and crushed Hood’s forces.
  20. 20. Dec. 24, 1864• Sherman took Savannah and offered it to Lincoln as a Christmas gift.
  21. 21. March 4, 1865 John Wilkes Booth is in this picture, too!• Lincoln’s 2nd inauguration
  22. 22. • Lee’s line of April 2, 1865 defense Petersburg,VA crumbled and Grant moved the Union army into Richmond.
  23. 23. April 9, 1865• Lee surrendered at Appomattox.
  24. 24. April 14, 1865 • President Lincoln shot by John Wilkes Booth in Ford’s Theater.
  25. 25. May 1865• Last Confederates surrendered. Total lives lost: over 620,000.

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