My civil war timeline

  • states begin recesion

  • The Confederate States of America is formed with Jefferson Davis

  • lincoln is sworn in as 16th president

  • Fort sumpter is attacked

    This battle was the first battle in the american civil war.
  • First battle of bull run

    The first battle of bull run was won by the Confederates
  • The battle of shiloh

    The second bloodiest battle in the whole civil war.
  • General Robert E. Lee assumes command of Confederate armies

    Lee took command over the confederates only when wounded johnson Lee is not able to continue.
  • Second Battle of Bull Run

    Confederate victory!
  • Battle of antietam

    The bloodiest battle in the whole civil war
  • Preliminary Emancipation Proclamation

    freeing slaves issued my lincoln
  • the final Emancipation Proclamation

    freed all slaves in confederate teritory
  • Stonewall Jackson dies

    Stonewall Jackson was killed of friendly fire. His death sufferd the south a huge blow. his last words "Let us cross over the river and rest under the shade of the trees."
  • Battle of Getysburge

    Known as the battle that changed the course of the entire war
  • Lincoln delivers the getysburg adress

  • Shermans march to the sea

    This event made sherman the most hated man in atlanta
  • The end of shermans march to the sea

    sherman reaches Savannah Georgia leaving behind a 300 mile long trail of destruction and telegraphs lincoln offering him Savannah as a Christmas present :)
  • Congress Aproves the 13th amendment


    Not sure about the actual date :(
  • Surrender at appomatox Court house

    The end of the civil war is near!!!