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  1. 1. s THE AMERICAN CIVIL WAR 1861 to 1865
  2. 2. THE BATTLES AND PLACES YOU NEED TO KNOW Fort Sumter Bull Run Ironclads Shiloh Antietam Fredericksburg Chancellorsville Gettysburg Vicksburg Chickamauga Virginia Campaign Sherman’s March Petersburg/Richmond Appomattox DATES
  3. 3. THE BATTLES AND PLACES YOU NEED TO KNOW DATES APRIL 12 1861 Fort Sumter Bull Run Ironclads Shiloh Antietam Fredericksburg Chancellorsville Gettysburg Vicksburg Chickamauga Sherman’s March Petersburg/Richmond Appomattox
  4. 4. FORT SUMTER
  5. 7. BEAUREGARD ANDERSON
  6. 9. FORT SUMTER
  7. 11. <ul><li>Fort Sumter today </li></ul>
  8. 12. FORT SUMTER IMPACT Lincoln calls for 75,000 volunteers North responds quickly Virginia and 3 other states secede Military conflict begins –it’s on
  9. 13. THE BATTLES AND PLACES YOU NEED TO KNOW DATES July 21, 1861 Fort Sumter Bull Run Ironclads Shiloh Antietam Fredericksburg Chancellorsville Gettysburg Vicksburg Chickamauga Sherman’s March Petersburg/Richmond Appomattox
  10. 14. Bull Run
  11. 18. Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson
  12. 19. BULL RUN IMPACT Confederacy wins first major battle War will not be short Both sides ask for more recruits Change in Union Generals The Legend of Stonewall
  13. 21. THE AMERICAN CIVIL WAR 1862
  14. 22. THE BATTLES AND PLACES YOU NEED TO KNOW MARCH 1862 Fort Sumter Bull Run Ironclads Shiloh Antietam Fredericksburg Chancellorsville Gettysburg Vicksburg Chickamauga Sherman’s March Petersburg/Richmond Appomattox
  15. 23. THE IRONCLADS
  16. 24. THE C.S.S. Virginia (or the Merrimack)
  17. 25. THE U.S.S. Monitor
  18. 31. IMPACT Neither side won (but both claim victory) Wooden ships are now obsolete Both sides (and other countries) rush to build ironclads
  19. 33. Submarines
  20. 34. THE BATTLES AND PLACES YOU NEED TO KNOW DATES APRIL 12 1861 April 6 and 7 1862 APRIL 6 and 7, 1862 Fort Sumter Bull Run Ironclads Shiloh Antietam Fredericksburg Chancellorsville Gettysburg Vicksburg Chickamauga Sherman’s March Petersburg/Richmond Appomattox
  21. 35. SHILOH
  22. 36. Leading up to Shiloh …
  23. 41. SHILOH Incredibly bloody – 24,000+ casualties – foreshadows rest of war Grant begins to make a name for himself – but is almost fired
  24. 42. THE BATTLES AND PLACES YOU NEED TO KNOW DATES APRIL 12 1861 April 6 and 7 1862 SEPTEMBER 17 1862 Fort Sumter Bull Run Ironclads Shiloh Antietam Fredericksburg Chancellorsville Gettysburg Vicksburg Chickamauga Sherman’s March Petersburg/Richmond Appomattox
  25. 43. ANTIETAM
  26. 44. THE PENINSULA CAMPAIGN
  27. 45. ROBERT E. LEE
  28. 46. JACKSON’S VALLEY CAMPAIGN
  29. 47. LEE MOVES TO NORTHERN VIRGINA
  30. 50. ANTIETAM Lee leads rebels north to strike a blow in Union and win foreign support Lee's plans fall into Union hands McClellan hesitates Bloody battle leads to a Union “victory”
  31. 52. ANTIETAM IMPACT Union gains first major “victory” in east South hurt in gaining foreign allies Lincoln was waiting for “victory” to make a big move Change in Union Generals
  32. 54. THE BATTLES AND PLACES YOU NEED TO KNOW DATES APRIL 12 1861 DECEMBER 1862 Fort Sumter Bull Run Ironclads Shiloh Antietam Fredericksburg Chancellorsville Gettysburg Vicksburg Chickamauga Sherman’s March Petersburg/Richmond Appomattox
  33. 55. FREDRICKSBURG
  34. 56. http://civilwar.org/battlefields/fredericksburg/maps/fredericksburg-animated-map/#
  35. 61. FREDERICKSBURG IMPACT Union is turned back again Confederate morale increases Lee may look to the North again Change in Union generals
  36. 62. A MERRY GO ROUND OF GENERALS Scott McClellan Halleck Pope McClellan Burnsides Hooker

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