Civil War!!!

Timeline created by mattybb7
  • Abraham Lincoln becomes president.

    brought up the slavery and anti-slavery acts.
  • Jefferson Davis

    He becomes president of the confederacy.
  • Confederats

    they set fire to Fort sumter.
  • surrender at fort sumter.

    Fort Sumters Federal Troops Surrender.
  • LIncoln

    says that the South States are guilty of going against the civil laws.
  • LIncoln and South states.

    Lincoln states that the south states are guilty of going against the civil laws.
  • Manassas,Virginia

    the first battle occurs (Bull Run) General Joseph E.Johnston wins Union against General Irvin Medowell's.
  • Edwin M Stanton

    Becomes the U.S secretary of war.
  • Ulysses Grant

    Ulysses Grant and Andrew Foote take in Fort Henrry and Donelson, this capture allowed union forces to take Nashville.
  • First armored ships

    Union Monior and Confederate Virginia run into an equal tie and it ends in a dual.
  • LIncolns not pleased with McClellans Act

    Lincoln Gets rid of McClellan as General-in-Chief, but keeps him as the Potomac Army. Department of Mississippi was given to Henry Hallereck.
  • Potamac Army

    Begins the surroundings of YorkTown.
  • Potomac Army

    Potomac army started the surrounding at Yorktown.
  • FIrst Major Bloodshed

    This bloodshed accord because of the Shiloh Battle Thomas Jackson earned the nickname "Stone Wall"
  • Emancipation Proclomation

    Lincoln approve the Emancipation Proclomation.
  • Joseph Hooker

    Joseph became Commander of the Potomac army and replaced Burnside
  • Chancellorsville

    Battle of Chancellorsville,Virginia. Stonewall gets wounded and dies.
  • Conscription Act

    it was Approved.
  • Virginia

    was added to the Union States.
  • Gettysburg

    Gettysburg has a horrible loss for the southern states.
  • Vicksburg

    Surrenders which ables the Union to control Mssissippi
  • 13 Ammendment

    passed after going through 27 states.