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Time of civil war
10 months ago
Major General George McClellan took over the fight for the Commonwealth Potomac on July 26
While coalition forces have made countless victories in the east, they failed on the most crucial west. In addition, General Lee Leonidas Pol of the Allies, who invaded Kentucky and as a result angered citizens in the state, turned Kentucky into an enemy of allied nations.
Lincoln 's victory in the 1860 U.S. presidential election triggered South Carolina out of the union.
Six more states made the same move.
The prewar 18 February peace conference in Washington, D.C., tried to resolve the crisis.
Lincoln imposes a federal blockade on all southern ports and terminates most of the confederation's international shipping.
U.S. commander Winfield Scott set a python plan to minimize bloodshed and win wars.
Confederate naval armored Virginia (CSS Virginia) attacked the federal navy to open the blockade
The southern army surrendered altogether, the war was over.
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