This was where Lincoln got his political start in the state senate, and was also his launching platform for his Presidential campaign.
This was the bloodiest battle in the Civil War, where Robert E. Lee's army met George Meade's Union forces. The Union emerged victorious, but each side suffered heavy casualties.
This was Lincoln's official home as President.
This is where General Lee surrendered his army to General Grant on April 9, 1865.
This is the Thirteenth Amendment to the Constitution of the United States.
This is the Confederate capital city.
Battle of Bull Run
This was a humiliating defeat for the Union, when the Grand Army disintegrated in the face of adversity.
Army of the Potomac
Stationed in Virginia, this had its unfortunate share of incompetent Generals, finally ending when General Grant took command.
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