Battles During the Timeline of the Book, "Eben Tyne, Powdermonkey"

By Sean257
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    Battles During the Timeline of the Book, "Eben Tyne, Powdermonkey"

  • Anaconda Plan announced and approved

    Lincoln approves the plan and has General Winfield Scott start blockading the South's ports.
  • General Winfield Scott's Anaconda Plan

    The South's ports are blocked off by Union ships following the "Anaconda Plan." , Thus keeping them from selling cotton and getting supplies.
  • First Day of the Civil War

    The bloodiest four years in history started on this day when Union controlled Fort Sumter was fired upon.
  • First Battle of Bull Run

    The first of two bloody battles occured on this date.
  • The Battle of Dug Spring

  • Battle of Hatteras Inlet Batteries

    Battle of Hatteras Inlet Batteries
    Casualties: 773
    3 Union
    770 Confederate
  • The Battle of Greenbrier River

    Brigadier General Joseph R. Reynolds, in command of the Union forces in upper Tygarts Valley and the Cheat Mountain region, was greatly heartened by his success in repelling two series of attacks made by Loring's troops, under the direct command of General Robert E. Lee.
  • The Battle of Fort McHenry

    The Battle of Fort McHenry took place on February 6, 1862, and was an early Union victory. A battle during the second of four years of war.
  • The Battle of Fort Donelson

    The Battle of Fort Donelson was fought on February 11-16, 1862, and was an early engagement of the American Civil War. This war is one not documented in our book, but was heppening during the time period of it.
  • The Battle of Valverde

    The Battle of Valverde was fought February 20-21, 1862 in the New Mexico Territory. This was yet another land battle fought during the timeline of our book.
  • The Battle of Pea Ridge

    This was one of the battles happening during the timeline of our book, but wasn't described in it.
  • Merrimack destroys two Federal warships

    Naval Actions During the Civil War
    The Cumberland and the Congress were destroyed at the hands of the Merrimack on this day. 240 men out of the two boats were killed.
  • General McClellan relieved of Duty

    On March 8, President Lincoln -- impatient with General McClellan's inactivity -- issued an order reorganizing the Army of Virginia and relieving McClellan of supreme command.
  • First Engagement Between Monitor and Merrimack

    The two ironclads, the Monitor and the Merrimack, have their first battle on this day.
  • Lieutenant John L. Worden blinded by a shell

    During the battle between the two ironclads, a shell was fired at the pilothouse of the Monitor and blinded their captain.
  • C.S.S Merrimack destroyed by crew

    The Confederacy didn't want the Merrimack to be captured, so they blew it up to avoid this from happening.
  • The Peninsular Campaign

    In April, General McClellan's troops left northern Virginia to begin the Peninsular Campaign. By May 4, they occupied Yorktown, Virginia. At Williamsburg, Confederate forces prevented McClellan from meeting the main part of the Confederate army, so McClellan halted his troops, awaiting reinforcements.
  • Drewry's Bluff (Battle of Fort Darling)

    This was a battle that our main character took part in. Well, he wasn't real, but the battle was.