Timeline for jones

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    Civil War

  • Fort Sumter

    Lasted one day. In Charleston, South Carolina. Started Civil War
  • Bull Run/Manassas

    Manassas, Virginia. First major battle of war. Union had around 3,000 people injured/dead/captures. South had about 2,000.
  • Monitor and merrimack fight

    Most naval fight of civil war. Lasted 2 days. In Virginia near James River
  • Shiloh

  • Antietam

    September 16-18. Battle was in Sharpsburg, Maryland. Lee retreated on the 18th.
  • Emancipation Proclamation

    This said that all states in rebellious places, all slaves were free. Unless they returned to union by January 1, 1863. Applied to 10 states.
  • Fredricksburg

    Lasted 5 days. Lee suffered 5,000 casualities. inflicted 13,000. In Virginia
  • Chancellorsville

    Lasted 7 days. Just outside town of Chancellorsville, Virginia. known as lee's perfect battle because of his successful and risky manuevers.
  • Stonewall Jackson killed

    Shot by own pickets. Sleeping on horse and soldier yelled hed shoot if no response and he didn't and he was shot.
  • Vicksburg

    Ended on july 4th. Union lost 10,000 men and South lost 9,000. North won.
  • West Virginia becomes State

    Bordered by Kentucky and Virginia. Middle of USA
  • gettysburg

    Lasted until July 3. Turning point in war. Happened in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.
  • Battle of Little Roundtop

    South of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. 2 small rocky hills. Union held high ground and confederacy charged up the hill. Joshua Chamberlain was a leader from maine and maine held the furthest left and did an amazing job holding them.
  • Gettysburg Adress

    Most famous speech ever in United States history. Given by Lincoln 5 months after battle.
  • Grant Takes Control

    Grant took control as lutenent. Won civil war. Became president later.
  • Lincoln Reelected

    Lincoln reelected overwhelmingly. Mostly because of emancpation proclamation. Won war.
  • Shermans march to the sea

    Lasted until december 21. Cut path 60 miles wide. Killed/burned/destroyed anythng in his way. Started saying "war is hell" and "total war".
  • Surrender Appomattox courthouse

    5 pm. Lee met Grant in Wilmer Mcleans home about surrender..
  • Lincoln election/assassination

    Lincoln election/assassination
    Shot on April 14, 1865. Elected president in 1860. Shot by John Wilkes Booth. Ran against seward and chase.
  • 13th amendment

    abolishes slavery. Lincoln President