Douglas played a critical role in the civil war. Douglas was a abolitionist and he helped blacks into the war. He convinced Lincoln that it would be good and help fight to end slavery.
Battle of antietam
Jackson was a significant confederate general. He got his name because he stopped and held the Union troops, at the Battle of Bull Run. Jackson was later accidentally shot by his own men and then later died of pneumonia.
The Battle of Fort Sumter was the beginning of the Civil War. The north and south faced off near Charleston SC. There was no casualties, but the south held firm and the Union army surrendered to the confederate army.
Battle of Gettysburg
Antietam was a very devastating battle. It was the single bloodiest day in American History. Over 23000 casualties occurred. Then
The Emancipation Proclamation was issued on January 1 1963. It granted the right for all slaves to be freed, and then slaves went to join the army.
Gettysburg was a crucial win for the north. The union forces stopped a invasion from general Lee into the north. Gettysburg is considered a turning point for the north and it caused the south not to recover that well.