Major Figures during the Civil War
By: Maggie, Tyler and Eric
Abe Lincoln was born in Kentucky on February 12, 1809. He ran for Senator in 1858 but lost to a man named Stephen A. Douglas. Abe became the 16th president.
Civil War Leaders
Ulysses S. Grant
He was the General of the Union Army.
Robert E. Lee
Lee became President of Washington University, where he stayed until his death in 1870. He was the Commander of the Confederate Army.