1862
Antietam
• A private found three cigars wrapped in
papers
• Revealed Lee’s battle plans
• Bloodiest day in American History
• Technically, Union won, but really a draw
• Lincoln replaces McClellan with General ...
Burnside
Emancipation Proclamation
• Lincoln used the win at Antietam to announce
the Emancipation Proclamation
1. All slaves in the rebel-controlled territory
would be freed
2. Excluded slaves in under Union control
3. If Confederate...
Fredericksburg
• Burnside attacked entrenched Confederates
positions on the outskirts of Fredericksburg
• 12,000 Union sol...
“Fighting Joe” Hooker
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  • Confederates called it Sharpsburg
  • Lee set up a defensive live at Antietam Creek, Maryland
  • It was an attempt to save the union by freeing some and leaving others alone
  • 1862

    1. 1. 1862
    2. 2. Antietam • A private found three cigars wrapped in papers • Revealed Lee’s battle plans
    3. 3. • Bloodiest day in American History • Technically, Union won, but really a draw • Lincoln replaces McClellan with General Burnside McClellan Burnside
    4. 4. Burnside
    5. 5. Emancipation Proclamation • Lincoln used the win at Antietam to announce the Emancipation Proclamation
    6. 6. 1. All slaves in the rebel-controlled territory would be freed 2. Excluded slaves in under Union control 3. If Confederate surrendered by January 1863, no slaves would be freed
    7. 7. Fredericksburg • Burnside attacked entrenched Confederates positions on the outskirts of Fredericksburg • 12,000 Union soldiers fell • Lincoln replaces Burnside with “Fighting Joe” Hooker
    8. 8. “Fighting Joe” Hooker

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