HIST 2111 Notes 12.05.07

HIST 2111 Notes 12.05.07 - • Headed off British...

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Union did not do well in the Eastern theatre of the war Antiem September 17, 1862 Lee’s battle plans wrapped around cigars 1 set of battle plans found by McClelland McClelland waited 18 hours, Lee almost reconnected all of his forces Confederates retreated overnight, did not lose battle, but could not have stood another day’s fighting
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Unformatted text preview: • Headed off British recognition and aid of Confederacy • Confederacy could have come through the war with slavery in tact, but things changed with the battle of Antietam and the preliminary reading of Emancipation Proclamation • Emancipation Proclamation did not free any slaves initially • Presidential election of 1864 •...
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This note was uploaded on 04/24/2008 for the course HIST 2111 taught by Professor Hild during the Spring '08 term at Georgia Tech.

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