What movement was Frederick Douglass a big part of?
Stonewall Jackson 1824-1863
Which army did Stonewall Jackson fight for at the Battle of Bull Run?
Firing on Fort Sumter- April 12-13, 1861
What was the significance of the Firing on Fort Sumter?
Frederick Douglass was a freed slave. He was a leader in the abolitionist movenet to end slavery and he created a newspaper called the Freedmen's Bureau.
Battle of Antietam- September 17, 1862
Why was the battle of Antietam the bloodiest day in American History?
Stonewall Jackson was a Confederate General during the civil war. He served as Lee's right hand man. He is most famous for leading his army during the Batlle of Bull Run.
Battle of Gettysburg- July 1-3, 1863
Why is Gettysburg known as the turning point of the war?
The firing on Fort Sumter was the first "battle" of the civil war. Confederate forces fired on the Union fort and forced them to leave. This marked the begginning of the Civil War.
Siege of Vicksburg- May 18-July 4,1863
Why was the victory at the Battle of Vicksburg so important for the Union?
The Battle of Antietam was fought between the Union army and Confederate army near Sharpsburg, Maryland on September 17, 1862. This battle is known as the bloodiest battle in American history. The Union ended up winning the battle.
This battle is known as the turning point of the war. It was the most northern battle of the war. The Union army was able to stop Lee's invasion of the North. This was the bloodiest battle of the war at the time.
The battle of Vicksburg was an important victory for the Union. The two forces fought at Vicksburg on the Mississipi River. The Union won and gained control of the river cutting off the South from the west. This victory allowed the Union's Anaconda plan to work.