President Lincoln orders a blockade of Confederate ports

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In April 1861 President Lincoln ordered a blockade of Confederate ports. The aim was to weaken the Confederacy by blocking their supplies and also preventing trade in and out of the Southern ports. The blockade stayed in effect till 1865.

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