Battles of the Civil War By- Ashley Townes

  • Fort Sumter, S.C.

    Fort Sumter is an island fortification located in Charleston Harbor, South Carolina. Originally constructed in 1829 as a coastal garrison.
  • First Battle of Bull Run/ Manassas

    The First Battle of Bull Run, also known as First Manassas was fought on July 21, 1861, in Prince William County, Virginia, near the city of Manassas. It was the first major land battle of the American Civil War. Confederate victory
  • Battleof Shiloh

    The battle began when the Confederates launched a surprise attack on Union forces under General Ulysses S. Grant (1822-85) in southwestern Tennessee resulting in a Union victory and the North won. Union leaders at this battle were Major General Ulysses S. Grant and Major General Don Carlos Buell, Confederate Leaders were General Albert Sidney Johnston and General P.G.T. Beauregard.
  • Second Battle of Bull Run/ Manassas

    The Second Battle of Bull Run or Second Manassas was fought August 28–30, 1862. It was the culmination of an offensive campaign waged by Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee's Army of Northern Virginia against Union Maj. Gen. John Pope's Army of Virginia, and a battle of much larger scale and numbers than the First Battle of Bull Run fought in 1861 on the same ground. Confederate victory
  • Battle of Antietam

    The Battle of Antietam also known as the Battle of Sharpsburg, fought September 17, 1862, near Sharpsburg, Maryland. inconclusive victory. Generals Robert E. Lee and George McClellan faced off near Antietam creek in Sharpsburg, Maryland
  • battle of gettysburg

    took place in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. The Battle of Gettysburg, fought from July 1 to July 3, 1863, is considered the most important engagement of the American Civil War. General Robert E. Lee On July 1, the advancing Confederates clashed with the Union's Army of the Potomac
  • Battleof Wilderness, Virginia

    The Battle of the Wilderness marked the first stage of a major Union offensive toward the Confederate capital of Richmond, ordered by the newly named Union General-in-Chief Ulysses S.
    took place in Orange County VA. nobody had wont but the confederates had lost more people
  • Battleof Spotsylvania

    the battle was in Spotsylvania County. the commanders were Lt. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant and Maj. Gen. George G. Meade [US]; Gen. Robert E. Lee [CS]. This two-week battle was a series of combats along the Spotsylvania front.
  • Battle of Cold Harbor

    On May 31, Sheridan’s cavalry seized the vital crossroads of Old Cold Harbor. Early on June 1, relying heavily on their new repeating carbines and shallow entrenchments, Sheridan’s troopers threw back an attack by Confederate infantry.-----Abandoning the well-defended approaches to Richmond, Grant sought to shift his army quickly south of the river to threaten Petersburg.