Abraham Lincoln Passed The Emancipation Proclamation On January 1, 1863 Stating That All Slaves In Rebel Territories Are Free
Robert E. Lee Was born into a wealthy Virginia Family in 1807.Lee Fought in the Mexican-American War,Helping to capture Veracruz.When the Civil war Began,President Lincoln Asked Lee to lead the Union Army.Lee Declined and resigned from the U.S Army to become a General in the Confederate army.
David Farragut was born in Tennessee to a Spanish father and an American Mother.At Age Seven Farragut was adopted by a Family friend who agreed to train the Young Boy for the Navy.Farragut received his first Navy Position Midshipman at large at age nine and commanded his first vessel at 12.He spent the rest of his life in the U.S Navy.Farragut led key Attacks on the southern ports of Vicksburg and New Orleans.
Ulysses S. Grant was born on April 1822 in New York.Grant Attended West Point and Fought in the Mexican-American War.He resigned in 1854 and worked at various jobs in farming ,Real Estate, and Retail.When the Civil war Started ,he joined the Union Army and was quickly promoted to General.After the Civil War Grant rode a wave of populatarity to become president of the United States
The Battle of Gettysburg (July 1-3,1863) is considered the Turning point in the war.General Robert E. Lee's Defeat by the Army of Potomac forced his Confederate forces to retreat;They Never Recovered.
Abraham Lincoln was an American Statesman and Lawyer whom served as the 16th President of the United States from March 1861 Until his Assassination in April 1865.Lincoln Led the United States Thru its Civil War.The Bloodiest War on American Soil .In doing so He preserved the Union ,Abolished Slavery ,Strengthened the Federal Government and Modernized the Economy.