Civil War Comic
Updated: 5/18/2020
Civil War Comic

Storyboard Description

Civil War

Storyboard Text

  • The Confederates fire the first shots at Fort Sumter, starting the Civil War
  • After Fort Sumter, President Abraham Lincoln calls on American citizens to volunteer for the Army
  • RETREAT!
  • The first official battle of the American Civil War, the Battle of Bull Run. Both sides are unorganized, but the Confederates win the battle.
  • The Battle of Hampton Roads.Both sides had created ironclads, a new type of ship. The U.S.S. Monitor and the C.S.S. Virginia fought each other, but neither ship did any damage to each other
  • The Battle of Gettysburg was the bloodiest battle of the Civil War, but the Union won and was able to stop the Confederates from marching further into the United States.
  • A peace treaty was signed on April 9 1865 at the Appomattox Court House. General Robert E. Lee surrendered to General Ulysses S. Grant. This meant that the war was close to being over.