Frederick Douglas was an African American politician, abolitionist, and writer during the 1860's. He was born a slave, but escaped onboard a train.
Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson served as a Confederate general during the Civil War, and became one of the best-known Confederate generals. After one of his own soldiers shot him in the arm, it forced him to get his arm amputated, then he caught pnemonia and died.
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The Battle of Fort Sumter was the first Battle of the Civil War, and the Confederates took the victory. Nobody on either side was killed. The Battle of Fort Sumter was provoked when the Confederates got angry at the fact that there was a Union fort on their part of the continent.
The Battle of Antietam was fought on September 17, 1862, between General Lee's forces and Grants' forces. It is known as the single bloodiest day of American history.
The Battle of Gettysburg was fought July 1–3, 1863, around the town of Gettysburg, by Union and Confederate forces facing off during the Civil War. It was the bloodiest battle of the Civil War/American history.
The Siege of Vicksburg, from May to July of 1863, came the results of the surrender of Confederate forces at Vicksburg on the Mississippi River. It was considered one of the biggest Union victories of the Civil War.