North vs. South
The Blue and The Gray
Slave or Free
The Civil War: Chapter 22
Abraham Lincoln16th President of the United States
Elected in 1860 in a 4-way election.
He will be elected again for a second term on November 8, 1864. A few months later he will be assassinated,
April, 15, 1865, at Fords Theater in Washington DC.
1st (and only) President of the Confederate States of America
Jefferson Davis Elected. On November 6, 1861, Jefferson Davis, who had been elected president of the Provisional Government of the Confederacy on February 9, 1861—as a compromise between moderates and radicals—was confirmed by the voters for a full six-year term.
Robert E Lee