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The civil war and the Deep South

Par Liliana DA SILVA ALMEIDA, publié le samedi 25 novembre 2023 14:52 - Mis à jour le mardi 28 novembre 2023 10:22

I The civil war in the United States took place from 1861 to 1865 and had a significant impact on the Deep South region. Some of the most important dates related to the civil war and the Deep South are as follows:

April 12, 1861: The American Civil War began with the Confederate attack on Fort Sumter in South Carolina, marking the start of hostilities in the Deep South.

January 1, 1863: President Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipatio n Proclamation, declaring that all slaves in Confederate-held territory were to be set free. This had a profound impact on the Deep South as it aimed to undermine the Confederacy's labor force.

July 1-3, 1863: The Battle of Gettysburg, fought in Pennsylvania, was a turning point in the war. The Confederate Army, led by General Robert E. Lee, suffered a major defeat, weakening their position in the Deep South.

April 9, 1865: General Robert E. Lee surrendered to Union General Ulysses S. Grant at Appomattox Court House in Virginia, effectively ending the Civil War and bringing an end to the Confederacy's control over the Deep South.

These dates are widely recognized as significant milestones during the Civil War and its impact on the Deep South.

Liliana Da Silva 





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