Presentation on theme: "Events of the Civil War By: VaShon Williams 2 nd Period."— Presentation transcript:
Events of the Civil War By: VaShon Williams 2 nd Period
Firing on Fort Sumter April 12, 1861 Near Charleston, South Carolina Confederate Won
Battle of Antietam September 17, 1862 Near Sharpsburg, Maryland Union Won Bloodiest Single Day in War
Emancipation Proclamation Was signed on January 1, 1863 Addressed on November 19, 1863 Gettysburg, Pennsylvania It was a plan that issued that any African American slave in the Confederacy had to be let free!
Battle of Gettysburg June 1, 1863 Gettysburg, Pennsylvania Union Won Turning Point
Siege of Vicksburg May 18, 1863 Vicksburg, Mississippi Union Won Another turning point
Lee’s surrender at Appomattox Court House April 9, 1965 Small Virginia village UNION WON!
Assassination of Abraham Lincoln April 14, 1865 Theater in Washington, D.C An actor from the play John Wilkes Booth shot President Lincoln and fled. But got captured on April 26, and killed.