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Transcript
CIVIL WAR
Timeline
Early Campaigns and Battles- 1862
Southern Victories
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Northern achievements by 1862
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total naval supremacy
Confederate troops cleared from West Virginia,
Kentucky, much of Tennessee
New Orleans captured
Confederate achievements by 1862
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stall campaign for the Mississippi at Shiloh
defend Richmond from capture
The Coming of Emancipation – 1863
War Turns Against the South
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September 22, 1862--Antietam prompts preliminary
Emancipation Proclamation
 surrender in 100 days or lose slaves
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January 1, 1863--Proclamation put into effect for areas
still in rebellion
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African Americans flee to Union lines
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Confederacy loses thousands of laborers
Effects of Emancipation - 1863
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200,000 African American Union troops
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54th Massachusetts is first! (Glory)
Many others labor in Northern war effort
Lincoln pushes further for black rights
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organizes governments in conquered Southern
states that abolish slavery
Maryland, Missouri abolish slavery
January 31, 1865--13th Amendment will be
passed
The Tide Turns - 1863
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May, 1863--war-weariness
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New York riots against conscription (pg. 466)
Grant seems bogged down at Vicksburg
Union defeated at Chancellorsville
Democrats attack Lincoln
July, 1863
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Lee loses Battle of Gettysburg
Vicksburg falls, North holds the Mississippi
Last Stages of the Conflict – 1864
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March 9, 1864--Grant made supreme commander of
Union armies
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Union invades the South on all fronts
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William Sherman marches through Georgia
Grant lays siege to Richmond, Petersburg
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September 2--Sherman takes Atlanta
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November 8--Lincoln reelected
Last Stages of the Conflict - 1865
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April 9, 1865--Lee surrenders at Appomatox
Court House, VA.
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April 14--Lincoln assassinated
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May 26--Final capitulation of Confederacy