The Civil War Battle Reasons and Leaders By: Braxton Seidel
What years did the Civil War take place? • The civil war took 4 years • The war started in 1861 • The war ended in 1865 1861 1863 1865 1862 1864
What started the civil war? • The 2 reasons that the Civil War began • First was disagreed with how state rights Versus federal power. • The second reason it began was the argument over slavery. Federal Power State Rights
What cities did each battle take place? • Bull Run in 1861 • The Battle of Antietam The Battle of Fort Wagner, which both took place in 1862. • The battles that took place in 1863 were Vicksburg and Gettysburg. • One of the largest military actions that took place in 1864 was Sherman’s march. • The last battle was in 1865 when the union took over Richmond and won the war.
Who was the leader in the civil war? • Northern leaders were Abraham Lincoln, Winfield Scott, Gorge B. McClellan, Henery Wager Halleck, Ulysses S. Grant , and Gideon. • The southern leaders were Jefferson Davis, PGT Beaurgurd, Joseph E. Johnston, Robert E. Lee, and Stephen Mallory.
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Bibliography • Work SitesBooks:Civil War Battles and Leaders DK Publishing Inc. 2004History Alive Hart, Diane The United States through Industry 2005The Civil War James A. Corrick 2003Websites:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_Civil_Warhttp://www.civilwar.com/