Battles Of The Civil War -By:Angel Hardy

  • Fort Sumter, SC

    Description: was the bombardment and surrender of Fort Sumter, near Charleston, South Carolina, that started the American Civil War
    Winner: Confederates
  • First Battle Of Bull Run

    Description: It was the first major land battle of the American Civil War.
    Winner: Confederates
  • Battle Of 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 Run

    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.
    Winner: Confederates
  • Battle Of 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.
    Winner: Stalemate
  • Battle of Vicksburg

    Description: the final major military action in the Vicksburg Campaign of the American Civil War.
    Winner: Descisive Union Victory
  • Battle Of 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, Virgina

    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 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 Harbor

    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
    Winner: Confederation
  • Shermans March To The Sea

    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.
  • Appomatox Courthouse

    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