Battle at Fort Sumter

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  • Battle of Fort Sumter

    Battle of Fort Sumter
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    Location: Union Base located on an Island in Charelston Harbor
    Commanders: . Confederate General P.G.T. Beauregard and Union Major General Quincy Gillmore
    Significance; It started the bloodiest war in history; once the shooting started there was no going back the North and South was now at war
    *Who won?: Confeder
  • First Battle of Bull Run

    First Battle of Bull Run
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    Location:Fairfax County and Prince William County
    Commanders:Brig. Gen. Irvin McDowell [US]; Brig. Gen. Joseph E. Johnston and Brig. Gen. P.G.T. Beauregard [CS]
    Casualties;4,700 total (US 2,950; CS 1,750)
    Significance: It was the first major land battle;
  • Monitor battle the Merrimac

    Monitor  battle the Merrimac
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    Location:Hampton Roads, Virginia
    Generals:john L. Worden ( Union) and Franklin Buchanan and
    Catesby R. Jones( Confederates)
    Casualties:2 wooden warships sunk,
    1 wooden warship damaged, 261 killed, 108 wounded ( Union) and 1 ironclad damaged, 7 killed, 17 wounded
    Significance:was the first meeting in combat of ironclad ships
  • Battle of Shiloh

    Battle of Shiloh
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    Location: Southwest Tennesee
    Commanders:Confederate Generals Albert Sidney Johnston and P. G. T. Beauregard and Union Major General Ulysses S. Grant
    Casualties;13,0479 ( Union) and 10,699 ( Confederates)
    Significance of Battle:Could have been an easy win for the Confederates but they werent ready and soon realized that this war would not end quickly
    Who won?; Union
  • Seven Days Battle

    Seven Days Battle
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    Location: near Richmond, Virginia
    Commanders:Confederate General Robert E. Lee and Union Maj. Gen. George B. McClellan
    Casualties:20,000 casualties (Confederates) and 16,000 (Union)
    Significance of Battle: It was a series of six major battle oer seven days
  • Second Battle of Bull Run

    Second Battle of Bull Run
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    Location: Prince William County
    Commanders:Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee and Union Maj. Gen. John Pope
    Casuaties:10,000( Union) and 8,300 ( Confederates)
    Significance:Important victory for the south and the most decisive battle for the confederates
  • Battle of Antietam

    Battle of Antietam
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    Location:near Sharpsburg, Maryland and Antietam Creek
    Commanders:Confederate General Robert E. Lee and Union Army Maj. Gen. George B. McClellan
    Casualties:12,401 ( Union) and 10,316 ( Confederates)
    Significance of Battle:it gave President Lincoln the Victory he needed to deliver the Emancipation Proclimation;bloodiest day
  • Battle of Fredricksburg

    Battle of Fredricksburg
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    Location of Battle: Fredircksburg, Virginia
    Commanders:Confederate General Robert E. Lee and Union Maj. Gen. Ambrose E. Burnside
    Casualties:12,653 ( Union) and 5,377 (Confederates)
    Significance of Battle: it ended the campaign against the Confederate Capitol of Richmond.
  • Battle of Chancelorsville

    Battle of Chancelorsville
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    Generals: Joseph Hooker and John Sedwick (Union Army)and Robert E. Lee and Thomas Jackson (confederate army)
    Location of Battle:unknown
    Casualities: 17,197 (Union) 12,764 (Confederates)
    Significance: It was considered Lee's great victory; lost stonewall Jackson
  • Battle of Gettysburg

    Battle of Gettysburg
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    Location:in and around the town of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
    Commaders:Robert E. Lee( confederate army) and GeorgeG. Meade ( Union Army)
    Casualties:23,040 (Union) 20,650-25,000 (Confederates)
    Significance:Major Turning point in the war; until this battle the south was winning
  • Fall of Vicksburg

    Fall of Vicksburg
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    Location:Vicksburg, Mississippi
    Commanders:Union Maj. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant and Confederate Lt. Gen. John C. Pemberton
    Casualties:4,835 ( Union) and 3,202( Conederates)
    Significance:the confederacy was effectively split in half
  • Battle of Chickamauga

    Battle of Chickamauga
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    Location:Catoosa County and Walker County, Georgia
    Commanders: Union Maj. Gen. William Rosecrans and Confederate Gen. Braxton Bragg
    Casualties:16,170( Union) and 18,454 ( Confederate)
    Significance:marked the end of a Union offensive in southeastern Tennessee and northwestern Georgia called the Chickamauga Campaign
  • Battle of Chatanooga

    Battle of Chatanooga
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    Location:in or near Chattanooga, Tennessee
    Commanders: Maj. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant [US]; Gen. Braxton Bragg [CS]
    Casualties:(US 5,815; CS 6,670)
    Significance:it gave the Union the ability to move further down south
  • Grant seizes Petersburg and Richmond

    Grant seizes Petersburg and Richmond
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    Location: near Petersburg, Virginia and on the outskirts of Richmond, Virginia
    Commanders: Union Lt. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant
    Casualties:Union 11,386 casualties, and 4,000 for the Confederate
  • Fall of Atlanta

    Fall of Atlanta
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    Location: Atlanta,Georgia
    Commanders:William T. Sherman(Union) and John B. Hood (Confederate)
    Significance:it destroyed the south's morale and atlanta was pretty beat up
    Casualties:3,641 (UnIon) 8,499( Confederates)
  • Sherman March begins

    Sherman March begins
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    Location:around Georgia
    Commaders;Union Maj. Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman
    Casualties:None (Unkown)
    Significance: Sherman presented Lincoln with Savannah, Georgia
  • Surrender at Appomatax

    Surrender at Appomatax
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    Location:the house of Wilmer McLean in the village of Appomattox Courthouse
    Commaders: General Robert E. Lee and General Grant
    Significance: Robert E. Lee with his tired men felt he no choice but to surrender
  • Battle of Palmito (Texas)

    Battle of Palmito (Texas)
    Location of Battle: on the banks of the Rio Grande and twelve miles east of Brownsville, Texas
    Commanders:Theodore H. Barrett( Union) and John "Rip" Ford ( Confederate)
    Casualties:4 killed, 12 wounded, 101 captured (Union) and 5-6 wounded, 3 captured( confederate)
    Significance:last battle; Confederates lost trade with Mexico and Europe