Time Lines

Time Lines

Time Lines

War For Southern Independence Timelines     Below are links to detailed timelines showing the progression of the War For Southern Independence and events leading      up to it. 1860-61 1862 1863 1864 1865 - Present

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Year 1860-1861

Time Line of The War For Southern Independence, 1860-61 November 6, 1860:  Abraham Lincoln elected President of the United States. December 17, 1860: South Carolina Convention meets in Columbia to discuss secession and adjourns to reconvene in Charleston the following day. December 20, 1860: South Carolina secedes from the Union. January 4, 1861: Alabama state [...]

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Year of 1862

Time Line of The War For Southern Independence, 1862 January 18, 1862: Confederate territory of Arizona formed. January 19, 1862:  Battle of Mill Springs. January 31, 1862:  President Lincoln issues General War Order No. 1, calling for all United States naval and land forces to begin a general advance by February 22. February 6, 1862: [...]

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Year of 1863

Time Line of The War For Southern Independence, 1863 January 1, 1863:  Emancipation Proclamation goes into effect. This frees all slaves in territories held by Confederates and emphasizes the enlisting of black soldiers in the Union Army. The war to preserve the Union now becomes a revolutionary struggle for the abolition of slavery. January 2, [...]

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Year of 1864

Time Line of The War For Southern Independence, 1864 January 26, 1864:  Battle of Athens. February 6, 1864: Robert E. Lee assumes command of the Confederate Armies. February 17, 1864: Confederate submarine H.L. Hunley sinks USS Housatonic outside Charleston Harbor, South Carolina. March 2, 1864:  Ulysses S. Grant is promoted to Lieutenant General. March 9, [...]

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Year of 1865 ++

Time Line of The War For Southern Independence, 1865 - Present January 12, 1865: Francis Preston Blair, Sr., attempted, unsuccessfully, to negotiate peace with Jefferson Davis NEVER SURRENDER! LONG LIVE DIXIE! January 15, 1865: Fort Fisher at Wilmington, North Carolina, falls, leaving the Confederacy with no open seaports. The damage was heavy on both sides: [...]

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