Frederick Douglass helped convince Lincoln that African-Americans should fight in the war.
"Stonewall" Jackson was a Confederate general.
Fire on Fort Sumter was the beginning of the Civil War
The Battle of Antietam was the bloodiest battle in American history.
The Battle of Gettysburg was the most important battle of the Civil War.
The Siege of Vicksburg was not only the turning point of the war, but it gained the Union the Mississippi river and cut the Confederacy in half.
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