The Course of the US Civil War 1861-65Key questions considered: What were the main developments, theatres of war and turning points of the war? Content Focus: chronological overview. Recap outbreak of war; formation of Confederacy. Significance of major campaigns and battles incl. Antietam, Shiloh, Vicksburg, Gettysburg, the March through Georgia, Wilderness Campaign. Developments in the international situation and the naval blockade. Appointments of key individuals including Davis, McClellan, Grant, Lee. Analysis: key turning points(s)?
Professor Richard Carwardine