TEXAS HISTORY PROJECT
Created by spartan_Ventura on Apr 14, 2011
Last updated: 04/18/11 at 09:29 PM
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The confederacy actually had an advantage because of calvary. complete chaos broke out but the confederate won. what was so ironic bout this battle was that the Civi War was already over.
Gneral Robert E. Lee retreated west hoping to join with the rest of his army. The cavalry had been backed up by two Corps of Union infantry. the Conferates surrendered.
General Banks hope to link up with a smaller group of union soldiers. The confederacy were growing desperate since they were losing most of the battles in the Civil war.
This was a speech given by Abraham Lincoln. This speech was dedicted to the man that fought and the land on which these man had suffered.
the union's goal in this battle was seizing Beaurmont and Houston. Two ships were lost, 100 men were killed and injured. it was an actual union victory.
The union had a strong hold on the Mississippi River making it hard for the confederates to communicate. This ended in a union victory.
In this battle there were between 46,000 to 51,000 deaths. The Union won this battle against one of the greatest Confederate leaders: Robert E. Lee.
The first battle of Galveston was on October 4, 1862 which the Union won Blocking the southern sea ports.
Union blockaded southern ports to prevent trade and to gain control over sea ports. Confederate victory.
Abraham Lincoln gave a speech about slaves and the U.S being one. This speech was given to express his point of view to the country. this speech was given right before the Civil War.
This battle started the Civil War. the Bombardment and surrender of ft. sumter started the Civil War. There were 75,000 soldier volunteers to help president Lincoln.
This convention was held in order to decide the secession of Texas. The votes to secede was 166 to 8 in order to adopt the ordinance of secession.
(To the left is a picture of the Ordinance of Secession)