A Glance into History

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A Glance into History

Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865)16th President of United StatesIn Office from March 4, 1861 – April 15, 1865 when he was assassinated.Robert E. Lee (1807-1870)Nickname "Marble Man"Comanding General for the Confederate Army.Ulysses Grant (1822-1825)18th President of United States and Commanding General of Union Army.


Abe Lincoln’s Union army and his leadership abolished slavery. Commander Robert E. Lee is known by some as, “the great southern hero” of the war. He remains one of the most revered iconic figures of American military leadership. Commander Ulysses S. Grant became the 18th president of the United States, following the success of the American Civil War. Grant helped defeat the Ku Klux Klan and protect African American citizenship.

Lasting Impact


-civilwar poetry- States and Regions Pgs. 204-205- Youtube.com- PBS.org/wgbh/americanexperience/features/timeline/death/- www.AbrahamLincolnOnline.org/Lincoln/Speeches/Quotes.htm

In giving freedom to the slave, we assure freedom to the free -- honorable alike in what we give, and what we preserve. We shall nobly save, or meanly lose, the last best, hope of earth.--Abraham Lincoln December 1, 1862

A Glance into History

Important People


April 1861- Battle of Fort SumpterJuly 1861- First Battle of Bull Run/ManassasAugust 1861- Battle of Hatteras Inlet BatteriesDec. 1864- Battle of NashvilleMarch 1865- Battle of BentonvilleApril 1865- Battle of Five ForksApril 1865- Surrender at Appomattox Court House



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