The Civil War

By: Matthew Taylor & Daniel Roa

The War

The Civil War lasted from 1861 to 1865. The first battle was at Fort Sumter. In 1863 Abraham Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation. In 1864 Grant became in charge of the Union. The weapons used during the war were muskets and canons. 600,000 people died. The Union won and there was no more slavery.

Clara Barton

Clara got supplies during the Civil War by putting up fliers to donate to the army. She had two oxen. After a long war the oxen were half dead. She got supplies like bandages, guns, water, food, cloth, socks, shoes, bullets, pants. Clara Barton was known as "The Angel of the Battlefield".