The Civil War in our timeline was the bloodiest war in American history and lasted for more than four years; resulting in the abolishment of slavery and the integration of the states comprising the Confederate States of America. The straw that broke the camel's back was the election of Abraham Lincoln. But what if President Lincoln was killed before he could officially rise to his position of power? Welcome to A Legend Fallen.
Point of Divergence
In our timeline, there was actually an alleged plot to assassinate the president-elect, Abraham Lincoln, while Lincoln was en route to his inauguration, called the Baltimore Plot. However, Lincoln was informed of this plot and avoided assassination by sneaking through Baltimore under the cover of night. But what if this was not the case?