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  1. 1. Civil WarBy: Jaynecshia Cook
  2. 2. Atlanta• The fall of Atlanta was a critical point in the Civil War, giving the north more confidence. The Union Army under General William Sherman ordered the city evacuated and then burned it as part of Shermans policy of total war. Sherman gave orders to burnall public buildings and machine shops.
  3. 3. Battle of Fort Sumter• Battle of Fort Sumter was the bloodiest battle in the U.S.Fort sumter was the first battle started in the civil war it began in 1861when the Southern troops attacked Fort Sumter with cannons. The Union men where out-numbered they did not have many supplies left they couldn’t do much damage to the southern troops. At 2:30 AM on April 13, 1861 major Anderson surrendered the Fort.
  4. 4. Battle of Gettysburg• The north won the battle of Gettysburg.The battle of Gettysburg started on July 3, 1863 around 8 a.m in Pennsylvania.
  5. 5. Battle of Antietam• The battle of Antietam was fought around Sharpsburg, Maryland and took place on September 17, 1862. It was the bloodiest day in American history, with D-day being only half as bad. It was certainly the bloodiest day of the Civil War.
  6. 6. General Robert Edward Lee• Lee was known for fighting in many battles such as• Batte of Gettysburg• Battle of Antietam• Lee was a general who lead many battles he was born on January 19,1807.
  7. 7. Ulysess Grant• Many people call Ulysess Grant the hero of the cicivl war General Grants military strategy was on target as he defeated General Lee at Petersburg After the Civil War, Grant served as the Secretary of War from August 12, 1867 to January 14, 1868.
  8. 8. General Willam T Sherman• General Sherman was born February 8, 1820 Sherman was best remembered for his leadership during the Civil War. Beginning with the battle at First Bull Run he led troops through Shiloh, Corinth, Vicksburg, Chattanooga, Atlanta, the March to the Sea