WHAT WERE THE CAUSES OF AMERICAN CIVIL WAR?

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The Civil War

1861-1865

Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson

Patrick Cleburne

Wade Hampton III

George Henry Thomas

Winfield Scott Hancock

Philip Sheridan

Leonidas Polk

Theophilus H. Holmes

John Pope

Judson Kilpatrick

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First Battle of Manassas or Bull Run July 21, 1861

Pierre G. T. Beauregard, CSA

Irvin McDowell, USA

Battle of Wilson’s Creek, or Oak Hills August 10, 1861

Benjamin McCulloch, CSA

Sterling Price,

Missouri State Guard

Nathaniel Lyon, USA

The Springtime of Northern Hope

Peninsula Campaign April-June 1862

George B. McClellan, USA

Joseph E. Johnston, CSA

Robert E. Lee replaced Joseph Johnston as commander

of the Army of Northern Virginia in June 1862

“No other terms than unconditional and immediate surrender can be accepted. I propose to move immediately upon your works.”

Battle of Pea Ridge, or Elkhorn Tavern March 7-8, 1862

Samuel R. Curtis, USA

Earl Van Dorn, CSA

New Mexico Campaign

Edward R.S. Canby, USA

Henry Hopkins Sibley, CSA

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The Battle of Antietam

Battle of Fredericksburg December 11-15, 1862

Ambrose Burnside, USA

Robert E. Lee, CSA

Battle of Stones River December 31, 1862 – January 2, 1863

William S. Rosecrans, USA

Braxton Bragg, CSA

Battle of Chancellorsville April 30-May 6, 1833

Joseph Hooker, USA

Robert E. Lee, CSA

Battle of Gettysburg July 1-3, 1863

George G. Meade, USA

Robert E. Lee, CSA

Red River Campaign

Edmund Kirby Smith, CSA

Frederick Steele, USA

Richard Taylor, CSA

Nathaniel Banks, USA

Lee surrenders to Grant, Appomattox Court House, April 9, 1865