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Civil war occur Jake Tew. The American Civil War started between (1861–1865) or known as the war Between the States . It was the turning point of a life time. Jake Tew . Civil war occurrence continued.

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civil war occur jake tew

Civilwar occurJake Tew

The American Civil War started between (1861–1865)or known as the war Between the States . It was the turning point of a life time.

Jake Tew

civil war occurrence continued

Civil war occurrence continued

Located in Charleston Harbor South Carolina. Write after president Lincolns election in 1860.

presidential leaders

Presidential Leaders

The southern states declared their secession from the united states and formed the confederacy led by Jefferson Davis. Abraham Lincoln was the leader of the united states at the time of the civil war When elected in 1860.

lincoln and davis

Lincoln and Davis

Abraham Lincoln (February 12, 1809 – April 15, 1865) who was also the president of the united states at the time of the civil war. Jefferson Finis Davis (June 3, 1808 – December 6, 1889) was an American statesman and leader of the Confederacy during the American civil war

union states
Union states
  • Union states

California New York

Connecticut New Jersey

  • Delaware Ohio
  • Illinois Oregon
  • Indiana Pennsylvania
  • Iowa Rhode island
  • Kansas Vermont
  • Kentucky West Virginia
  • Maine
  • Maryland
  • Massachusetts
  • Michigan
  • Minnesota
  • Nevada
  • New Hampshire
confederate states
Confederate states
  • Florida
  • Alabama
  • Georgia
  • Louisiana
  • Texas
  • Virginia
  • Arkansas
  • Tennessee
  • North Carolina
  • south Carolina
  • Mississippi
boarder states

Union border

West Virginia,



Confederate Border



fort sumter
Fort Sumter
  • (April 12, 1861) was the time brigadier General Beauregard sent the attack on fort Sumter.It lasted two days with out casualties. The significance of fort Sumter was that it was the beginning of the civil war.
battle of bull run

Battle of bull run

This battle started on July 21st 1861.

Where the union Army was under command by brigadier general Irvin McDowell.

Where at the same time General Bauagard was commanding the confederate army. Both sides realized the impacts of the war. The casualties of the war were heavy. And it was a long lasting war.

battle of gettysburg
Battle Of Gettysburg


Union: 23,055

3,155 killed

14,531 injured

5,369 captured/missing


4,708 killed

12,693 wounded

5,830 captured/missing

  • Started from July 1-3 1863
  • The general of the union at the time was George Meade.
  • Union had 93,021 troops.
  • The leader of the confederate at the time was general Robert E. Lee.
  • Confederate had71,699 troops.
2 nd battle of fort fisher
2nd battle of Fort Fisher
  • The war started January 13-15 1865. Blockade Runners provided supplies from the Bahamas, Bermuda, and Great Britain by trading cotton and tobacco. Fort was made of the Earth.
  • The Battle
  • At 2:30 pm the naval assault ceased, giving way to the land attack.
  • Fierce hand-to-hand combat.
  • General Whiting was killed.
  • By 10:00 pm the surrender order was given.




  • Union Generals
  • Major General Alfred Terry commanded 9,000 troops
  • Rear Admiral David D. Porter commanded 60 ships.
  • Confederate Generals
  • Major General W.H.C. Whiting commanded 1,900 troops at the fort.
  • Robert F. Hoke commanded 6,400 troops just north of the fort.
appomattox courthouse
Appomattox Courthouse
  • After the siege in Petersburg General Lee abandoned the Confederate capital.
  • He went south when was cut off by General Grant’s troops.
  • April 7thGrant sent Lee a letter requesting a forfeit.
  • April 8thUnion Cavalry arrived first and burned the supplies.
  • April 9thinthe morning Lee’s troops attacked union troops with success.
  • April 9that 11:50 am Lee sent a message to Grant agreeing to give up and surrender.
  • Casualties

Union: 164

Confederate: 500 and 27,800

Ended up surrendering.

main weapons

Main weapons

One of the main weapons they used was a smoothbore musket. One of the main cannons used in the civil war was called the napoleon shooting a 12 pound shot.

One of the rifles they used was a muzzleloader that shot 2-3 bullets at a time.

effects of americans future

Effects of Americans future

One way that it effected us was that if the union wouldn’t have won the civil war we would not be the free country we are today.

ending the civil war

Ending the civil war

The civil war ended after Lee surrendered to Grant at Appomattox court house on April 9, 1865.