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North Wins

  1. 1. NORTH WINS
  2. 2. Lee’s Southern troops met the Union at GETTYSBURG in Pennsylvania – July 1863 90,000 Union troops against 75,000 confederate troops
  3. 3. GETTYSBURG BATTLEFIELD
  4. 4. GETTYSBURG BATTLEFIELD
  5. 5. GETTYSBURG BATTLEFIELD
  6. 6. Southern General George Pickett tried to march his men across a wheat field and are mowed down by Union soldiers – PICKETT’S CHARGE
  7. 7. PICKETT’S CHARGE - GETTYSBURG
  8. 8. North wins the Battle of Gettysburg Union has 23,000 soldiers dead and wounded and Confederacy has 28,000
  9. 9. The day after Gettysburg, General Grant led the Union to a victory at VICKSBURG along the Mississippi Union surrounds the city and starves out the people until they are forced to give up
  10. 10. The victory at Vicksburg gives the Union total control over the Mississippi River Union now has the momentum
  11. 11. BATTLE OF VICKSBURG
  12. 12. VICKSBURG, MISSISSIPPI
  13. 13. SEIGE OF VICKSBURG BLUE = UNION RED = CONFEDERATES
  14. 14. Lincoln places General Grant in charge of the entire Union army
  15. 15. Union General WILLIAM TECUMSEH SHERMAN drives an army through the South to further divide the Confederacy
  16. 16. Union wants to break the South’s will with this MARCH TO THE SEA through Georgia Union destroys everything for a 300 mile long stretch that is 60 miles wide
  17. 17. THE UNION’S “MARCH TO THE SEA”
  18. 18. THE UNION’S “MARCH TO THE SEA”
  19. 19. THE UNION’S “MARCH TO THE SEA”
  20. 20. THE UNION’S “MARCH TO THE SEA”
  21. 21. THE UNION’S “MARCH TO THE SEA”
  22. 22. THE UNION’S “MARCH TO THE SEA”
  23. 23. Lincoln is re-elected President in 1864 for his second term
  24. 24. Grant meets Lee in Virginia and defeats the South Lee surrenders at APPOMATTOX COURT HOUSE, VIRGINIA on April 9, 1865
  25. 25. SIGNING THE SURRENDER PAPERS
  26. 26. The Union soldiers were gracious in victory Confederate soldiers were given food and allowed to go home The war that had lasted four long years was finally over
  27. 27. THE END

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