The battle lasted three days long 12,13, and the 14 of april. the battle was located at Fort Sumter, South Carolina and was a confederate victory. the union leader was Major Robert Anderson and the confederate leader was Brigadier General P.G.T. Beauregard. The battle forced General Anderson to surrender and evacuate his men out of Fort Sumter.
First Battle of Bull Run
the 1st battle of bull run was in Manassas, Virginia. Victory For Confederate However A big lost of mean 5,000 for confederate and only 3,000 for union. Comanding general for the south was Brigadier General Joseph E. Johnston and General P.G.T. Beauregard and for the north it was Brigadier General Irvin McDowell. First Major land battle of the civil war
Battle of Hampton Roads
The battle of Hampton Roads lasted two days. the union leader is Lieutenant John Worden and the confederate leader was Captian Franklin Buchanan and Lieutenant Catesby R. Jones. The battle was located at Hampton Roads, Virginia and there was no victory for this battle no one won First engagement of the ironclads which two of theses ships fought each other in the battle.
Battle of Shiloh
The battle lasted two days ending in a union victory. the union leader were Major General Ulysses S. Grant and Major General Don Carlos Buell and the confederate leaders were General Albert Sidney Johnston and General P.G.T. Beauregard. the battle was located at Shiloh, Tennessee and was a great victory for union but they experienced a big loss of men. this is when leadwers on bothsides of the battle quickly realized that the civil war will not end quickly.
Second Battle Of Bull Run
Lasted 2 days August 28th through 30th. Victory for the south. Union General: General John Pope. Cofederate general: General Robert E. Lee, Major General Thomas J. Jackson, and Lieutenant General James Longstreet. Very improtant battle for the south.
Battle Of Antietam
The battle was near Sharpsburg, Maryland. Union Victory which forces confederate to retreat. across Potomac River.President Lincoln saw the significance of this and issued the Emancipation Proclamation on September 22, 1862. Union General: President Lincoln saw the significance of this and issued the famous Emancipation Proclamation on September 22, 1862. Confederate General: General Robert E. Lee. " Bloodest Day In America".
Battle of Fredricksburg
Lasted December 11th to the 15th 1862 at Fredericksburg, Virginia. Union Leader: Major General Ambrose E. Burnside. Confederate leader: General Robert E. Lee. A Confederate victory Which got the union leader major general Ambrose E. Burnside fired by president Abraham. and replaced with Major general Joseph Hooker.
Abraham Lincoln issued the Emacipation Proclamation to free all slaves in the rebellion states. The Emancipation Proclamation allowed blacks to join the union army to fight for the freedom in the confederate states. The document did not end slavery but yet it changed the war. Was created a few days after the battle of Antietam.
Battle of Chancellorsville
Lasted April 30th to May 6 1863 at Chancellorsville, Virginia. the union general: Major General Joseph Hooker. The confederate general: General Robert E. Lee, Major General Thomas J. Jackson. Confederate victory which considered to many historians to be Lee's greatest victory. south loses one of its greatest strategic minds Thomas J. Jackson.
Battle of Gettysburg
Lasted July 1st to the 3rd 1863 at Gettysburg , Pennsylvania. Union leader: George G. Meade. Confederate leader: Robert E. Lee. A Union victory which killed or wounded one third of Lee's men. Lincoln gave the Gettysburg Address For the ceremony of the men who died in the battle.
Assassination of Abraham Lincoln
Lincoln was shot while watching the play Our American Cousin at Ford's Theatre in Washington D.C. the assissinator was John Wilkes Booth a confederates sympathizer. The plan at first was to kidnap the president and held hostage till the north resumes to give back the souths POW's. Its was imoportant cause it wast he first assassinantion of a president.
Ratification of the 13th admendment
1865, the 13th Amendment to the Constitution, officially ended the institution of slavery.The ratification came eight months after the end of the war. Lincoln believed that a constitutional amendment was necessary to ensure the end of slavery. An admendment to the U.S. constitution that banned slavery and involuntery servitude in the United States.