Furnace of the Civil War - The Furnace of Civil War 1861...

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The Furnace of Civil War 1861 – 1865
Long-term Effects of the War Lincoln only called up first troops for 90 days with limited goals – Believed war would quickly end with strong display of federal force – Declared he had “no purpose, directly or indirectly, to interfere with slavery in the States where it exists” War was not short or limited – 600,000 died – Slavery ended – US had to reintegrate South back in
Bull Run Ends the “Ninety-Day War” North (and South) expected a quick war – Union believed a quick move South to Richmond would end the war Summer 1861 – 30,000 Union soldiers at Washington move to attack smaller Confederate army at Bull Run (Manassas Junction), 30 miles south of Virginia – If Union attack here successful, Union strength would be demonstrated and Union could move to Richmond