The US Civil War/Important People

Abraham Lincoln Edit

  • Was the president of the United States.
  • Opposed the spread of slavery.
  • Believed the U.S. was one nation, not a collection of independent states.
  • Was determined to preserve the Union by force if necessary.
  • Issued the Emancipation Proclomation, which freed the slaves in the Confederate States.
  • Wrote the Gettysburg Address.

Jefferson Davis Edit

Ulysses S. Grant Edit

Robert E. Lee Edit

Thomas Jackson Edit

Frederick Douglass Edit