Battles of the Civil War

By Sabdi
  • New Orleans

    This battle happened in the Chalmette Plantation. The main generals were Farragut and Lovell. The outcome was an American Victory. This battle is important because it was the capturing of New Orleans.
  • Fort Sumter

    This Battle happened in Charleston, South Carolina. The main generals were Robert Anderson and P.G.T. Beauregard. The outcome were confederate. This battle is importance because it was the first battle of the Civil War.
  • 1st Battle of Bull Run

    This battle happened in Prince Williams County, Virginia. The main general was Irvin McDowell. The outcome was confederate. This battle is importance because it was the first major land battle of armies in Virginia.
  • Ft. Henry

    This battle happened in the Western Middle of Tennessee. The main generals were Grant and Tillman. The outcome were union. This battle is important because it was the first significant union victory.
  • Ft. Donelson

    This battle happened in Stewart County, Tennessee. The main generals were Grant and Floyd. The outcome were union. This battle is important because they open the Cumberland River fpr use to against the South.
  • Shiloh

    This battle happened in Hardin County, Tennessee. The main general was Grant and Johnson. This outcome were union. This battle is important because it was the union progress into western theatre.
  • Chattanooga

    This battle happened in Chattanooga, Tennessee. The main general were Negley and Smith. The outcome were union. This battle is important because it was the vital rail hub.
  • Seven Days

    This battle happened in Henrico and Hanover County, Virginia. The main generals were Lee and McClellan. The outcome were confederate. This battle is important because the confederate army under Robert E. Lee not only prevented George B. McClellan's Union army from capturing Richmond, but also drove them into retreat down the Virginia Peninsula.
  • Mursfreeboro

    This battle happened in Rutherford County, Tennessee. The Main Generals were Bragg and Rosecrans. The outcome were union. This battle is important because it was much needed boost for union after victory.
  • 2nd Battle of Bull Ride

    This battle happened in Prince Williams County, Virginia. The main generals were Lee and Jackson. The outcome were confederate. This battle is important because it was a stunning victory the confederate.
  • Antietam

    This battle happened in Washington County, Michigan. The main general were McClellan and Lee. The outcome were inconclusive. This battle is important because is the bloodiest single day in American History.
  • Frederickburg

    This battle happened in Frederickburg, Virginia. The main generals were Lee and Burnside. The outcome were confederate. This battle is important because is one of the most lopsided defeats of the Civil War for union forces.
  • Chancellorsville

    This battle happened in Spotsylvania County, Virginia. The main general were Lee and Hooker. The outcome were confederate. This battle is important because it was one of the bloodiest battles of Civil War
  • Vicksburg

    This battle happened in Warren County, Mississippi. The main general were Grant and Pemberton. The outcome was union. This battle is important because it was the final military act in Vicksburg.
  • Gettysburg

    This battle happened in Adams County, Pennsylvania. The main generals were Meade and Lee. The outcome were union. This battle is important because the union victory that stopped Confederate General Robert E. Lee's second invasion of the North.
  • Wilderness

    This battle happened in Spotsylvania and Orange County, Virginia.The main grant were Grant and Lee. The outcome were inconclusive. This battle is important because it marked the first stage of a major Union offensive toward the Confederate capital of Richmond.
  • Cold Harbor

    This battle happened in Hanover County, Virginia. The main generals were Grant and Lee. The outcome were confederate. This battle is important because the union frontal attack on fortified confederate lines.
  • Atlanta

    This battle happened in Fulton County, Georgia. The main generals were Sherman and Hood. The outcome were union. This battle is important because of the burning of military facilities.
  • Fayetteville

    This battle happened in Hoke County, North Carolina. The main generals were Wheeler and Kilpatrick. The outcome were inconclusive. This battle is important because of the delayed shermans advance.
  • Bentonville

    This battle happened in Johnston County, North Carolina. The main generals were Sherman and Johnston. The outcome were union. This battle is important because it was the last battle between the armies of Union Maj. Gen. William T. Sherman and Confederate Gen. Joseph E. Johnston.