American Civil War (1861-1865)
The Civil War was the culmination of four decades of intense sectional conflict and reflected deep-seated economic, social, and political differences between the North and the South. The South, overwhelmingly agricultural, produced cash crops—cotton…
This timeline of events leading up to the American Civil War describes and links
to narrative articles and references about many of the events and issues which ...
An easy-to-use American Civil War timeline with many original photographs and
The Civil War has formally begun. April 15, 1861- President Lincoln issues a
public declaration that an insurrection exists and calls for 75,000 militia to stop
The Civil War was fought from April 1861 to April 1865. Civil War 1861. January:
The South Secedes. Immediately after Abraham Lincoln is elected President, ...
Timeline ... Colonel Elmer E. Ellsworth is killed by a local innkeeper and is the
first officer to die in the war. He becomes a martyr for the North. May 29.
1787. The United States Constitution is ratified; slaves are counted as three-fifths
of a person and enjoy no rights of citizenship. Episode One ...
Timeline of the American Civil War year by year overview of events with links to
battle maps and battle statistics.
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A summary of major events by date that make up the American Civil War. ...
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