The Anaconda plan was to block the ports and prevent trade, gain control of the Mississippi river, capture Richmond, Virginia and destroy their government.
The first battle of Bull Run, was fought on july 21, 1861 in prince William county, Virginia. it was the major battle of the american civil war.
Battle Of Bull Run
The confederate soldiers sneaked up on the unprepared union soldiers.
Battle Of Shiloh
The confederates states attacked, captured, and even killed many soldiers from the union army, as the union soldiers were not prepared at all for the attack.
The battle of Antietam was fought on September 17, 1862, near sharps-burg, Maryland and Antietam creek as part of the Maryland campaign. it was the first major battle in the american civil war yo take place on union sail.
The battle of Antietam
The Gettysburg address aimed to discuss how the entire nation was affected by war. Lincoln believed deeply in equality for all Americans.
Ready to surrender lee meets with grant in the small Virginia town of Appomattox court house to arrange the surrender.