1861
Border States
• Slave states that did not leave the Union
• Missouri, Kentucky, Maryland, Delaware
• Lincoln’s initial enlistment was only 3 months
• The three month enlistment was almost at an
end
• Lincoln wanted to go ...
Bull Run / Manassas Junction
• Hundreds of spectators turned out to watch
the event
• Confederates were led by General Beauregard
General Beauregard
• Union troops were led by Irvin McDowell
Irvin McDowell
• Thomas Jackson (a Confederate) was standing
“like a stonewall” during the battle
Stonewall Jackson
• Union troops had to retreat
• Lincoln replaced McDowell with General
George B. McClellan

McDowell McClellan
George B. McClellan
• Lincoln increased enlistment to three years
Clara Barton
• One of best known American nurses of all time
• Earned the title of “angel of the battlefield”
• First pres...
Clara Barton
Clara Barton
1861
1861
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  • The northern press was pressuring Lincoln for a story
  • Manassas Junction was 25 miles SW of Washington DCThey wanted to admire “the greatest army in the world” and enjoy watching it smash the Rebels while they had picnics
  • South was relieved and confident, North was demoralized
  • North realized they were not ready to fight and that the South would not be easily defeated
  • 1861

    1. 1. 1861
    2. 2. Border States • Slave states that did not leave the Union • Missouri, Kentucky, Maryland, Delaware
    3. 3. • Lincoln’s initial enlistment was only 3 months • The three month enlistment was almost at an end • Lincoln wanted to go on the offensive
    4. 4. Bull Run / Manassas Junction • Hundreds of spectators turned out to watch the event
    5. 5. • Confederates were led by General Beauregard
    6. 6. General Beauregard
    7. 7. • Union troops were led by Irvin McDowell
    8. 8. Irvin McDowell
    9. 9. • Thomas Jackson (a Confederate) was standing “like a stonewall” during the battle
    10. 10. Stonewall Jackson
    11. 11. • Union troops had to retreat
    12. 12. • Lincoln replaced McDowell with General George B. McClellan McDowell McClellan
    13. 13. George B. McClellan
    14. 14. • Lincoln increased enlistment to three years
    15. 15. Clara Barton • One of best known American nurses of all time • Earned the title of “angel of the battlefield” • First president of the American National Red Cross
    16. 16. Clara Barton
    17. 17. Clara Barton

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