Civil War and John Clem
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Southern forces fire at Fort Sumter- This marks the start of the Civil War
President Lincoln calls for volunteers to fight.
John Clem heard Lincoln’s request and tried to join, he was not yet ten and was denied.
John Clem ran away from home to follow the war.
Battle of Bull Run
Battle at Wilson's Creek
Surrender of Fort Donelson
Battle at Pea Ridge
Battle of Shilioh
The Battle of Seven Pines
The Battle of Second Bull Run
Battle of Antietam
Emancipation Proclamation goes into effect.
The Battle of Chancellorsville
The Battle of Gettysburg
John joined the war at The Battle of Chickamauga
John was promoted to Sergeant
The battle of Chattanooga
Battle of Wilderness
Atlanta Campaign, John was wounded twice and discharged from the Army.
The Battle of Cedar Creek
Attack on Fort Stedman
Battle of Appomattox Court House and Surrender
Abraham Lincoln was assassinated in Ford’s Theater
The Civil War is officially over
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