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  • March 3, 1855- The United States Army creates the First and Second Cavalry

    First Cavalry- Edwin Vose Sumner, Joseph E. Johnston

    Second Cavalry-Albert Sidney Johnston, Robert E. Lee

  • February 22, 1856The first national meeting of the Republican party is held in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

  • Dred Scott Decision

  • May 4, 1858- James Buchanan signs the English BillAugust 21, 1858- First of seven Lincoln-Douglas debates

  • John Brown raids Harpers Ferry

  • Abraham Lincoln Elected 16th President of the United States

  • February 1861- Confederate States of America is formedApril 12, 1861- Attack on Fort Sumter- start of the Civil WarJuly 21, 1861- Battle of Bull Run

  • February 6, 1862- Fort Henry fallsApril 6-7, 1862- Battle of ShilohSeptember 22, 1862- Lincoln gives his Emancipation Proclamation speech

  • May 1-6, 1863- Battle of ChancellorsvilleJuly 1-3, 1863- Battle of GettysburgNovember 19, 1863- Lincoln gives the Gettysburg Address

  • June 3, 1864- Cold HarborNovember 8, 1864- Abraham Lincoln reelected as president

  • April 9, 1865- Surrender at Appomattox- End of Civil WarApril 15, 1865- Death of President Lincoln