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1 1861 – 1865 Timeline & Photo Presentation
The Civil War 1861 – 1865 Timeline & Photo Presentation

2 The Civil War Not long ago, a great war was waged in our nation, the United States. Your great-great grandfather might have been a soldier in this war. Your great-great grandmother might have plowed fields while her husband fought, or served as a nurse on the battlefields.

3 The Civil War The Civil War lasted for four years. Three million Americans fought in over 10,000 battles and skirmishes across the country. More than 620,000 soldiers died.

4 The Civil War

5 The Civil War

6 The Civil War

7 The Civil War

8 Lincoln’s Inauguration
“I have no purpose, directly or indirectly, to interfere with the institution of slavery in the States where it exists. I believe I have no lawful right to do so, and I have no inclination to do so. “

9 Fort Sumter

10 The Confederacy

11 The Confederacy

12 Battle of Bull Run

13 Battle of Bull Run

14 Battle of Bull Run

15 Battle of Bull Run

16 General George B. McClellan

17 General Ulysses S. Grant

18 “Stonewall” Jackson

19 General Robert E. Lee

20 Pope’s Campaign

21 Pope’s Campaign

22 Pope’s Campaign

23 Antietam

24 Antietam

25 Antietam

26 Antietam

27 Antietam

28 Antietam

29 Antietam

30 Antietam

31 Antietam

32 Gettysburg

33 Gettysburg

34 Gettysburg

35 Gettysburg

36 Gettysburg Address

37 Gettysburg Address

38 Gettysburg Address “Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal.”

39 Gettysburg Address “Now we are engaged in a great civil war, testing whether that nation, or any nation so conceived and so dedicated, can long endure. We are met on a great battle-field of that war. We have come to dedicate a portion of that field, as a final resting place for those who here gave their lives that that nation might live. It is altogether fitting and proper that we should do this.”

40 Gettysburg Address “But, in a larger sense, we can not dedicate -- we can not consecrate -- we can not hallow -- this ground. The brave men, living and dead, who struggled here, have consecrated it, far above our poor power to add or detract. The world will little note, nor long remember what we say here, but it can never forget what they did here. It is for us the living, rather, to be dedicated here to the unfinished work which they who fought here have thus far so nobly advanced.”

41 Gettysburg Address “It is rather for us to be here dedicated to the great task remaining before us -- that from these honored dead we take increased devotion to that cause for which they gave the last full measure of devotion -- that we here highly resolve that these dead shall not have died in vain -- that this nation, under God, shall have a new birth of freedom -- and that government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the earth.”

42 Winter 1864 (Jan. – April)

43 Winter 1864 (Jan. – April)

44 Winter 1864 (Jan. – April)

45 Winter 1864 (Jan. – April)

46 Grant’s Wilderness Campaigns

47 Grant’s Wilderness Campaigns

48 Grant’s Wilderness Campaigns

49 Grant’s Wilderness Campaigns

50 Grant’s Wilderness Campaigns

51 Grant’s Wilderness Campaigns

52 Siege of Petersburg

53 Siege of Petersburg

54 Siege of Petersburg

55 Siege of Petersburg

56 Siege of Petersburg

57 Siege of Petersburg

58 Sherman in Atlanta

59 Sherman in Atlanta

60 Sherman in Atlanta

61 Sherman in Atlanta

62 Sherman in Atlanta

63 Richmond

64 Richmond

65 Richmond

66 Richmond

67 Richmond

68 Lincoln’s Assassination

69 Lincoln’s Assassination

70 Lincoln’s Assassination

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