!The Civil War!April 12th, 1861- April 9th, 1865 By: Ashlen Coble
Presidential leaders!! • The President of the United states was Abraham Lincoln. • The President of the Confederate States Of America was Jefferson Davis.
When did the Civil war begin? • The war begin April 12, 1861 due to the starting event of fort Sumter.
Battle Of fort Sumter! • This battle occurred on April 12th, 1861(beginning of civil war). • Lasted 2 days without any casualties! • Major Anderson, for the Union, Surrendered on April 14th. • There were no casualties!! • The significance is this was the beginning of the CIVIL WAR!!
Who was involved? • Union States: California. Kansas. Minnesota. Connecticut. Kentucky. Nevada. Delaware. Maine. New Hampshire Illinois. Maryland. New York. Indiana. Massachusetts. New Jersey. Iowa. Michigan. Ohio.
Who was Involved? • Union(contin.) States: Oregon. Pennsylvania. Rhode Island. Vermont. West Virginia.
Who was involved? • Border States: Kentucky Maryland Missouri Delaware
Who was involved? • Confederate: South Carolina Virginia Mississippi Arkansas Florida Tennessee Alabama North Carolina Georgia Louisiana Texas
Weapons: Cannon: Rifle: BANG!!
Weapons: Ship: Swords:
Weapons: Pistol: Bayonet: Bayonet’s were attached onto Rifles for more defense.
Transportation: • Ships • Trains • Horses • Wagons • Walking
Battle of Fort Fisher! • The blockade runners provided supplies. • Overall casualties: • Land and sea combat.
Battle of Fort Fisher! • Union: • Generals were Major General Alfred terry and Rear Admiral David D. Porter.
Battle of Fort Fisher! • Confederate: • Generals were Major General W.H.C. Whiting and Robert F. Hoke.
Battle of Gettysburg!!! • Took place in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, On July 1st – 3rd, 1863. • Known as TURNING POINT of the Civil War! • Gave great victory towards the union.
Battle of Gettysburg!!! • Union: • Major General George Meade led the Union in this battle. • The Union was fending off Confederate Soldiers from entering and invading the north. • Number of soldiers= 93,921! • First day union was sent running but held the confederate off the following two days and the led to the Union’s VICTORY!
Battle of Gettysburg!!! • Confederate: • General Robert E. Lee led the confederate in this battle. • The Confederate was invading north trying make their way to Pennsylvania. • Number of soldiers: 71,699! • Confederate sent the opposing side (Union) running the first day but then were surprised when the Union held their ground and the Confederate was DEFEATED!
Battle Of Gettysburg!!! Casualties for the UNION! Casualties for the CONFEDERATE! Killed: 3,155 Wounded: 14,531 Captured or Missing: 5,369 Killed: 4,708 Wounded: 12,693 Captured or Missing: 5,830
When did the civil war end? • The war ended on April 9th ,1865 to the fact General Lee, of the confederate, surrendered to General Grant, of the Union, at Battle Of Appomattox Courthouse.
Battle of Appomattox Courthouse! • This Battle became the end of the civil war on April 9th, 1865, when General Lee surrendered. • The morning of April 9th, General Lee’s troops attacked a portion of General Grant’s troops with success. • They then were surprised by the remaining of Grant’s troops, and were forced to surrender due to being out numbered.
How Civil War effected America’s Future!!! • Ever think what would Happen if the confederate won the Civil War?: • Slavery would have continued!? • Their would have most likely been more wars and laws due to the fact some people did believe in slavery (people against slavery are abolitionist’s) . • We probably not be as big a country that we are today because I think that most states would secede and stay seceded, and eventually form their own country.