Fort Sumter, SCCitation_FortSumter
Description: was the bombardment and surrender of Fort Sumter, near Charleston, South Carolina, that started the American Civil War
First Battle Of Bull RunCitation_FirstBullRun
Description: It was the first major land battle of the American Civil War.
Battle Of ShilohCitation_Shiloh
Description: major battle in the Western Theater of the American Civil War, The Union attacked the Confederates in Tennessee. It lasted 2 days, the first day the Confederates won, the second day the Union was victorious. The Battle of Fallen Timbers was fought the day after the Battle of Shiloh was over.
Union: Ulysses Grant, Buell, Sherman, McClernand
Confederate: Johnston, Beauregard, Polk, Bragg, Hardee
Second Battle Of Bull RunCitation_SecondBullRun
Description: Jackson wanted to battle Popes army, and ordered an attack, and Pope retreated his army to prevent the same disaster as the First Battle of Bull Run had.
Battle Of AntietamCitation_Antietam
Description: was the first major battle in the American Civil War to take place on Union soil. It was the bloodiest single-day battle in American history, with 22,717 dead, wounded and missing on both sides.
Battle of VicksburgCitation_Vicksburg
Description: the final major military action in the Vicksburg Campaign of the American Civil War.
Winner: Descisive Union Victory
Battle Of GettysburgCitation_Gettysburg
Description: It was the battle with the largest number of casualties in the American Civil War and is often described as the war's turning point.
Winner: Union Victory
Battle Of Wilderness, VirginaCitation_Wilderness
Description: the first battle of Lt. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant's 1864 Virginia Overland Campaign against Gen. Robert E. Lee and the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia.
Won: It could be considered as a draw, but it was also a tactical win for the Confederate Army, and a strategic win for the Union army.
Leaders: Ulysses Grant, and Robert E. Lee
Battle Of SpotsylvaniaCitation_Spotsylvania
Description: second major battle in Lt. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant's 1864 Overland Campaign, it was the costliest battle of the campaign. Also known as The Bloody Angle.
Leaders: Grant & Lee
Winner: It was Inconclusive. Neither one won.
Battle Of Cold HarborCitation_ColdHarbor
Description: It was one of the final battles of Union Lt. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant's Overland Campaign, and is remembered as one of American history's bloodiest, most lopsided battles. Thousands of Union soldiers were killed or wounded in a hopeless frontal assault against the fortified positions of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee's army.
Leaders: Grant and Lee
Shermans March To The SeaCitation_MarchSea
Description: Savannah Campaign conducted through Georgia from November 15 to December 21, 1864 by Maj. Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman of the Union Army in the American Civil War.
Winner: No fight, Union... if any.
Description: the final engagement of Confederate States Army General Robert E. Lee's Army of Northern Virginia before it surrendered to the Union Army under Lt. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant, and one of the last battles of the American Civil War.
Winner: Union Victory