Lincoln had a choice to let the confederate go or make them stay and fight for them. Immediate cause after the Civil War.
BATTLE OF GETTYSBERG
Soldier leaves a copy of his plan at the campsite and McClellan finds it and goes to stop the attack later he backs off. It was the bloodiest day in history. McClellan gets fired because he backed off and didn't finish his job.
APPOMATTOX COURT HOUSE
Lincoln made a document freeing the slaves so they could fight for freedom. No slaves were free but it was a turning point in the war because the fight was changed into fight for freedom.
ASSASSINATION OF LINCOLN
Lincoln' general failed to finish off Lee's army. The battle left over 40,000 dead and wounded . Union troops beat Lee. Turning points in Civil war.
General Grant attacked and Lee's army was trapped in the Appomattox Court house in Virginia. They would have lose do he surrendered.
President Lincoln and his wife went to see a play at Fort Theater in Washington and was shot in the head by John Wilkes Boots. The loss of Lincoln was a very hard on the people because they had to continue with the beloved leader.