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The Civil War

The Civil War

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  1. The Civil War By Hannah Michael

  2. When did the civil war occur? • The Civil War occurred in 1861 and finally ended in 1865.

  3. The Union • There were many leaders of the Union in the Civil War, such as: Abraham Lincoln, Ulysses S. Grant, William T. Sherman and John Brown.

  4. The Confederacy • Like the Union, the Confederacy had many leaders: Jefferson Davis, Robert E. Lee, Stonewall Jackson, and Braxton Bragg.

  5. Ulysses T. Grant • Ulysses T. Grant was born on April 27, 1822 in Point Pleasant, Ohio. • When Ulysses was three years old he became very fascinated with horse back riding, which helped him during battle during the Civil War. • Around his teen years,his father decided to send Ulysses to a military school called West Point. • He later Joined the Union.

  6. Stonewall Jackson • Stonewall Jackson was born on January 21, 1824 in Clarksburg, Virginia. • His teachers said that he was a good student, but that his mind was “Slow in development”. • He graduated from The West Point military school on June 30, 1846. • He later became a well known leader of the Confederacy. • Stonewall died of pneumonia on May 10, 1863, after accidentally being shot by his own troops.

  7. Battles of The Civil War What where the battles of the Civil War? • Fort Sumter • Battle of Bull Run • Battle of Fort Fisher • Battle of Appomattox • Court House • Battle of Gettysburg

  8. Battle of Gettysburg • The war started on July 1, 1863, in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. • The war lasted for three days straight.

  9. Battle of AppomattoxCourt House • The battle occurred on April 9, 1865. • Ulysses S. Grant was the General of the Union at the time, while Robert E. Lee was the general of the Confederation. • In the end Lee decided to surrender to Grant on April 9th.

  10. Fort Sumter • On April 10, 1861, a confederate General declared that the Union of Charlestown, South Carolina should surrender. • When the Union refused to surrender, the Confederates opened fire on them, April 12. • On April 13, the Union decided to surrender.

  11. Battle of Bull Run • The battle began on July 21, 1861. • The Union army decided to go towards Richmond, But when they arrived they ran into the confederate soldiers arriving from Manassas. • The battle lasted for five hours.

  12. Battle of Fort Fisher • The Battle of Fort Fisher occurred on Christmas day in 1864. • During the time Fort Fisher kept Wilmington’s ports open so they could supply Confederate sites with anything they might need. • The Union used this as a route to attack the confederate soldiers.

  13. Battle of Appomattox • Occurred on April 8, 1865. • The Battle only lasted for one day. • Ended April 9, 1865.

  14. Weapons Used during The Civil War! • Muskets • Minnie Ball • Cannons • Cutlass • Rifle • Bayonets • Sabers • swords • Knives • Lances • Even horses

  15. Alliances Formed During the war • During The War we made alliances with: • Spain • Great Britain • France

  16. How Did The Civil War End? • The Civil War ended with the surrender of General Lee at the Appomattox Court in Virginia.

  17. My Sources  • www.SonoftheSouth.net • http://xroads.virginia.edu • www.nps.gov • www.mycivilwar.com • www.nchistoricsites.org • www.Civilwar.bluegrass.net • www.gettysbg.com/battle