The Civil War By Hannah Michael
When did the civil war occur? • The Civil War occurred in 1861 and finally ended in 1865.
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.
The Confederacy • Like the Union, the Confederacy had many leaders: Jefferson Davis, Robert E. Lee, Stonewall Jackson, and Braxton Bragg.
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.
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.
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
Battle of Gettysburg • The war started on July 1, 1863, in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. • The war lasted for three days straight.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Battle of Appomattox • Occurred on April 8, 1865. • The Battle only lasted for one day. • Ended April 9, 1865.
Weapons Used during The Civil War! • Muskets • Minnie Ball • Cannons • Cutlass • Rifle • Bayonets • Sabers • swords • Knives • Lances • Even horses
Alliances Formed During the war • During The War we made alliances with: • Spain • Great Britain • France
How Did The Civil War End? • The Civil War ended with the surrender of General Lee at the Appomattox Court in Virginia.
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