Civil War Timeline Assignment

  • Harper's ferry

    Harper's ferry
    It was formed into an armory town and during its highlight times in the 1800s during and befor the Civil was they produced over 600,000 muskets, rifles, and pistols.
  • Election of Lincoln

    Election of Lincoln
    This was the day that Lincoln was elected.
  • North Carolina Secession

    North Carolina Secession
    This was the day that North Carolina seceded from the nation and this was important because they were the first state to secede from the union.
  • Mississippi Secession

    Mississippi Secession
    This was the day that Mississippi seceded. Mississippi was the second state to secede.
  • Florida Secession

    Florida Secession
    Florida seceded the day after mississippi, making forida the third state to secede
  • Alabama Seceded

    Alabama Seceded
    Alabama was the fourth state to secede. They seceded the day after florida making them the third state in three days to secede
  • louisiana seceded

    louisiana seceded
    Louisiana Seceded on the 26th of january, 1861
  • Texas seceded

    Texas seceded
    Texas seceded from the union the first day of febuary 1861
  • Ft. Sumter

    Ft. Sumter
    This battle took place in Charlston County, South Carolina. This battle was the starting battle of the civil war. The union commander was Robert Anderson and for the confederate it was P.G.T. Beauregard. The confederates won. They killed two and wounded two and only one was wounded on their side.
  • virginia seceded

    virginia seceded
    virginia seceded cause they were mad
  • Arkansas Seceded

    Arkansas Seceded
    This was when Arkansas seceded from the union. They were the 9th state to secede.
  • North Carolina seceded

    North Carolina seceded
    This was the day that North Carolina seceded. They were the 10th state to secede from the union.
  • First battle of bull run

    First battle of bull run
    The first battle of Bull Run was also known as the first battle of Manassas. It was fought on the 21st of July, 1861. It was a confederacey victory. The Union lost 2,896 people and the confederacey lost 1,982.
  • Antietam

    This battle was also known as the sharpsburg battle fought on September 17th, 1862. It was the bloodiest single day battle in the civil war. It happened near Sharpsburg Maryland. For the union 2,108 were killed, 9,540 were wounded, 753 were missing or captured. For the Confederecey 1,546 were killed, 7,752 were wounded, 1,018 were missing or captured.
  • Emancipation Proclomation

    Emancipation Proclomation
    The Emancipation Proclomation was written by Abraham Lincoln on September 22nd 1862. It pretty much freed the slaves by the first of the year. And the States that seceded had to return to the union by the first of the year too.
  • The battle of Fredricksburg

    The battle of Fredricksburg
    Fought in Fredricksburg, Virginia between the union led by Ambrose E. Burnside, and the confederacey led by Robert E. Lee. The Union lost serverley losing 12,653 their people. The confederacey only lost 5,377 people
  • Battle of Gettysburg

    Battle of Gettysburg
    The battle of Gettysburg started on the 1st of july, 1863, in the town of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. It was the bloodiest battle of the civil war. It was a union victory after 3,155 union people were killed, 14,531 were wounded, and 5,369 were captured or missing. For the confederates, 4,708 were killed, 12,693 were wounded and 5,830 were captured or missing. The union was lead by George E. Mead, and the confederate was lead by Robert E. Lee.
  • Battle of Chattanooga

    Battle of Chattanooga
    The battle of Chattanooga started on the 28th of october. It was a battle that went on for over a month and had more than one battle. The leader of the Union was Ullesys S. Grant. And for the confederates was gen. Braxton Brag
  • Siege of Knoxville

    Siege of Knoxville
    Started on november 4th, 1863. Braxton Bragg ordered James Longstreet to Knoxville, tennessee to fight against Ambrose Burnside. Longstreet is the last of the people that complained to Jefferson about Bragg. This started the siege of knoxville and the battle of ft. sanders. The battle of ft. sanders was a union victory.
  • battle of cold harbor

    battle of cold harbor
    The battle of cold harbor started on the 31st of may, 1864. It was the last battle of Ullyses S. Grant. He also lost that battle. He lost this battle bad. The confederates only lost 2500 people. the union lost 13,000.
  • Shermans march to the sea

    Shermans march to the sea
    Shermans march to the sea was also known as the Savannah Campaign. The campaign started with Sherman's people leaving the captured city of Atlanta Georgia on November 15. And ended with the capture of the port of Savannah on December 21.
  • appomattox courthouse

    appomattox courthouse
    The appomattox courthouse was built in 1846 along a railroad. This location was special because this was where Lee surrendered to Grant and the civil war was ending.
  • Lincolns Assassination

    Lincolns Assassination
    Lincoln was assassinated while attending an event at fords theater with his wife and two guests when he was shot by john wilkes booth.