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who won ft. sumter
south
who won bull run
south
who won shiloh
north
who won new orleans
north
who won antietam
north
who won chancellorsville
south
who won vicksbburg
north
who won gettysburg
north
who won atlanta
north
who won fredricksburg, spotsylvania, petersburg, richmond
north
Why was fort sumter signifigant
1st battle of civil war
why was bull run signifigant
*south failed to take advantage of victory
*union troops retreated, ppl from D.C. came out to watch
why was shiloh signifigant
lincoln got serious, voluteers served 3 yrs not 3 mon.
why was new orleans signifigant
*south gave union control of s. mississippi r. and mouth of river.
*1st step to dividing nation
why was antietam signifigant
bloodiest day ever, disaster for south: french and british no longer help
why was chancellorville signifigant
jackson died, lee regained momentum and felt he could gain north
why was vicksburg signifigant
gave north strong hold on mississippi
why was gettysburg signifigant
battle ended south advance, bloodiest battle
why was atlanta signifigant
use of total warfare, absolutely brutal
why was fradricksburg, spotsylvania, petersburg, richmond signifigant
richmond fell, lee surrendered