The tensions between the northern and southern United States
Robert E. Lee
General of the Confederate Army.
Ulysses S. Grant
Defeated the Confederate Army in the war.
16th President of the United States.
On April 12th 1861 the battle of Fort Sumter started along with the Civil War. The confederate army attacked Fort Sumter. So two days later the Union decided to surrender the Fort.
The First Battle of the Bull Run
July 21, 1861 the union and confederate armies fought in virginia. There were 35,000 union troops and 20,000 confederate. The result of the war was that the confederate army won so the North realized it would not be as easy as they thought to win the war.
Battle of Palmito Ranch
The battle was fought at the banks Rio Grande, on May 12th. The war was won by the confederates who were fighting to keep there land, but even though the Civil War was over both sides fought hard.
The wars ended and the southern states joined back into the union and slavery was abolished.