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An important event of the Civil War was when Abraham Lincoln was inaugurated as President of the United States. This sparked the southern fire which would inevitably burn throughout the Civil War. Other Important Events were secession from the Union, The forming of the Confederacy, The Emancipation Proclamtion, and the firing on Fort Sumter, and Gen. Robert E. Lee surrendering to Gen. Ulysses S. Grant at Appomatox Court House in VA.

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The most significant events during the US Civil War were the major battles that helped determine what side would win the war. The battles lost and won for each side are the most important events. One important political event was the reelection of President Lincoln in 1864.

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