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UNION LOOKS TO SMASH CSA INDUSTRY CONFEDERATES DRIVEN BACK TO CHATTANOOGA UNION DEFEATED AT CHICKAMAUGA GRANT TAKES OVER – WINS BATTLES OF LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN.

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3 UNION LOOKS TO SMASH CSA INDUSTRY CONFEDERATES DRIVEN BACK TO CHATTANOOGA UNION DEFEATED AT CHICKAMAUGA GRANT TAKES OVER – WINS BATTLES OF LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN & MISSIONARY RIDGE

4 DESTROY LEE’S ARMY! “WHERE EVERY LEE GOES WE WILL GO!” LOBSTER CLAW GRANT WILL TAKE RICHMOND & DRIVE SOUTH SHERMAN WILL TAKE ATLANTA & DRIVE NORTH

5 DESTROY LEE’S ARMY! “WHERE EVERY LEE GOES WE WILL GO!” NO RETREAT -WEAR DOWN LEE WITH NUMBERS DEFENSIVE WAR -DEFEND RICHMOND -FORTIFICATIONS -ATTRITION

6 LEE OUTNUMBERED -FORCES GRANT TO FIGHT IN WOODED AREA - CHAOTIC GRANT LOSES (HIGH CASUALITIES) BUT DOES NOT RETREAT

7 GRANT DOES NOT RETREAT -TRIES TO OUTFLANK LEE LEE - DIGS IN RELENTLESS FIRE –TERRIBLE CASUALTIES

8 GRANT FLANKS – LEE DIGS IN GRANT ASSULTS LEE’S POSITION HORRIBLE CASUALTIES – GRANT THE BUTCHER! 60,000 IN LESS THAN 1 MONTH!

9 GRANT FLANKS – LEE DIGS IN BOTH SIDES DIG TRENCHES 10 MONTH SIEGE UNION RAIL ROADS & PORTS

10 ABOUT SHERMAN TOTAL WAR! DESTROY EVERYTHING ATTACK CIVILIAN TARGETS

11 CITY UNDER SIEGE CSA HAS MILES OF TRENCHES

12 RE-ELECTION LOOKS BAD “COPPERHEADS” ANTI-WAR END THE WAR DEMOCRAT ELECTION DURING CIVIL WAR?

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14 “WITH MALACE TOWARD NONE & CHARITY TO ALL” THE NATION MUST HEAL ITS WOUNDS

15 PRISONER OF WAR CAMP IN GEORGIA HORRIBLE CONDITIONS 13,000 DIE IN ONE YEAR UNION TROOPS OUTRAGED!

16 SHERMAN DESTROYS EVERYTHING “MAKE THEM SICK OF WAR FOR GENERATIONS!”

17 PETERSBURG FALLS – APRIL 1865 CSA GOVERNMENT FLEES CSA SETS RICHMOND ON FIRE! LINCOLN VISITS “FATHER ABRAHAM”

18 LEE’S ARMY IS DESTROYED LEE SURRENDERS – APRIL 9, 1865 GRANT & LEE MEET THE TERMS AND THE MEETING START THE NATION HEALING – THE WAR IS OVER

19 THE NATION IS CHANGES FOREVER1 MILLION CASUALTIES COST $5 BILLIONSOUTH PHYSICALLY DESTROYED BITTERNESS FOR GENERATIONS NORTHERN INDUSTRY MORE POWERFUL THE NATION WILL HAVE TO BE REUNITED END OF SLAVERY – THE UNION IS PRESERVED

20 ABOUT JOHN WILKES BOOTH PLOT TO KILL UNION GOVERNMENT BELIEVED IN SOUTH – DID NOT JOIN ARMY

21 ATTENDS “OUR AMERICAN COUSIN” AT FORD’S THEATHER BOOTH SHOTS LINCOLN IN HIS BOX LINCOLN DIES THE NEXT DAY IN THE PETERSON HOUSE THE NATION MOURNS


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