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American Civil War

Abraham Lincoln 16th President of the United States during the Civil War
Fort Sumter, SC Sight of the first battle of the Civil War
Emancipation Proclamation Proclamation issued by Lincoln, freeing all slaves in areas still at war with the Union.
Battle of Gettysburg 1863, this three day battle was the bloodiest of the entire Civil War, ended in a Union victory, and is considered the turning point of the war
The Gettysburg Address (1863) a speech given by Abraham Lincoln after the Battle of Gettysburg
The Battle at Appomattox Courthouse After defeat, General Lee and the Confederacy surrender to General Grant after this battle. This marks the unofficial end of the war (even though several battles occurred after).
Robert E. Lee Confederate General who surrendered to Grant at Appomattox Courthouse, ending the Civil War
Ulysses S. Grant Union General
Stonewall Jackson General in the Confederate Army during the Civil War whose troops at the first Battle of Bull Run stood like a stone wall.
William Sherman Union General who destroyed much of the South during his "march to the sea" across the South.
The Union The Northern States during the Civil War
The Confederacy The southern states that seceded from the United States in 1861
Secession formal withdrawal from the Union
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