UNION VICTORY !!!!!!!!!!!!

By:Macie Adkins

States in the Union

  • New York
  • Pennsylvania
  • Rhode Island
  • Connecticut
  • New Jersey
  • Delaware
  • Maryland
  • Massachusetts
  • Maine
  • Ohio
  • Indiana
  • Illinois
  • Iowa
  • Wisconsin
  • Michigan
  • Kansas
  • Oregon
  • California
  • Minnesota

2 Major Battles

  • The first major battle of the civil war was the battle of Vicksburg. It was fought in May of 1863.

  • The second major battle of the civil war was the battle of Fredericksburg. This battle was fought in December of 1862.

During the battle of Vicksburg the Union took control of the city. They knew by doing this the confederacy would be cut off from the Wests supply lines. This was a smart move. The Union won the battle of Vicksburg.

During the battle of Fredericksburg the union wanted to surprise the confederates by the front. But that didn't work because the confederates where ready for them. The union outnumbered the confederates and had twice as many deaths. the confederates won the war at Fredericksburg.

Union Believed in

  • factories, favored taxes that protected them from foreign competition
  • money not plentiful, but developing
  • freedom for slaves
  • urban society, people held jobs
  • Strong central government, wanted the nation to stay together

Sherman's Marched to sea

After he took control of Atlanta , Georgia. He decided to march to Savannah , Georgia.He didn't have supply lines back to the north and this made it very risky.He took food and livestock form the farmers on the way to Savannah.He destroyed anything that would helped the Confederates economy.

Life at home

Live was already difficult for many that didn't have much money. When the draft started there where fewer men to work. Women had to do jobs that they never done before.The newspapers were important because they helped people know what was going on in the war.Many pour men their drafted in to the army because they couldn't buy their way out.