Cival war

  • Battle of Fort Sumter

    Battle of Fort Sumter
    Started the American Cival War, seven southern states demanded that the army abandon its facilities.
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    Battle of Fort Sumter

  • Battle of Fort Sumter

    Battle of Fort Sumter
    Started the American Cival War, seven southern states demanded that the army abandon its facilities.
  • Monitor and Merrimack

    Monitor and Merrimack
    Ironclad ships clash, makeing wooden ships obsolete.
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    Monitor and Merrimack

  • Monitor and Merrimack

    Monitor and Merrimack
    Ironclad ships clash, makeing wooden ships obsolete.
  • Battle of Shiloh

    Battle of Shiloh
    Ulysses.S. Grant caught unprepared 13,000 US casualties and 10,000 CSA casualties. Lincoln is pressured to relive Grant of command he says "I cannot spare this man: he fights".
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    Battle at Shiloh

  • Battle of Shiloh

    Battle of Shiloh
    Ulysses.S. Grant caught unprepared 13,000 US casualties and 10,000 CSA casualties. Lincoln is pressured to relive Grant of command he says "I cannot spare this man: he fights".
  • First Battle of Chattanooga

    First Battle of Chattanooga
    Minor artillery battle
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    First Battle of Chattanooga

  • First Battle of Chattanooga

    First Battle of Chattanooga
    Minor artillery battle
  • Seven Days Battle

    Seven Days Battle
    Lee (using Johston's army) attacks MCcellen, driving MCcellen back toward Washington.
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    Seven Days Battle

  • Seven Days Battle

    Seven Days Battle
    Lee (using Johston's army) attacks MCcellen, driving MCcellen back toward Washington.
  • Second bull run campaign

    Second bull run campaign
    75,000 soldiers (USA) under John Pope devoted by Stonewall Jaksson and James Longstreet and there 55,000 Confedrates, Pope relive of command.
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    Second bull run campaign

  • Second bull run campaign

    Second bull run campaign
    75,000 soldiers (USA) under John Pope devoted by Stonewall Jaksson and James Longstreet and there 55,000 Confedrates, Pope relive of command.
  • Battle of Antietam

    Battle of Antietam
    Deadlist single day in American military history 26,000 men dead, wounded or missing by sundown, Union victory. Gunfire was so hevey evey corn stalk was cut to the ground "As closly as could have been done with a knife".
  • Battle of Fredericksburg

    Battle of Fredericksburg
    Union defeated by Confederates. It is well that war is so terrible- we sould grow to fond of it --- Robert Evee.
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    Battle of Fredericksburg

  • Battle of Fredericksburg

    Battle of Fredericksburg
    Union defeated by Confederates. It is well that war is so terrible- we sould grow to fond of it --- Robert Evee.
  • Emancipation Proclamation

    Emancipation Proclamation
    Lincon issued- freeing the slaves in all Confederate states. Lincon pushed for ex-slaves to join Union army. Burnside replaced as commander of the army by Joseph "fighting Joe" Hooker. Ulysses.S.Grant placed in charge of the army of the west, orederd to capture Vicksburg.
  • Battle of Chancellorsville

    Battle of Chancellorsville
    Lee decisively defeats Hooker with only half of the number of troops (130 to 60). I just lost confidence in Joe Hooker- Genral Joe Hooker.
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    Battle of Chancellorsville

  • Battle of Chancellorsville

    Battle of Chancellorsville
    Lee decisively defeats Hooker with only half of the number of troops (130 to 60). I just lost confidence in Joe Hooker- Genral Joe Hooker.
  • Siege of Vicksburg

    Siege of Vicksburg
    Grant caotures the city cutting Confederacy in half. Union now controls the Mississppi River.
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    Siege of Vicksburg

  • Battle of Gettysburg

    Battle of Gettysburg
    Three day battle results in a Union victory
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    Battle of Gettysburg

  • Battle of Gettysburg

    Battle of Gettysburg
    Three day battle results in a Union victory
  • Siege of Vicksburg

    Siege of Vicksburg
    Grant caotures the city cutting Confederacy in half. Union now controls the Mississppi River.
  • Battle of Chickamauga

    Battle of Chickamauga
    Decsive Confederate victory leaves Union troops trapped in Chattanooga under siege.
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    Battle of Chickamauga

  • Battle of Chickamauga

    Battle of Chickamauga
    Decsive Confederate victory leaves Union troops trapped in Chattanooga under siege.
  • Battle of Cold Harbor

    Battle of Cold Harbor
    Grant assaults a hevily fortified Confedrate position they are surounded at all points. Many Union soliders predict the result. One dead solider from Massatuces wrote in his jornal, June 3 1964, Cold Harbor Virgina, i was killed. This was Grants "pickets conrel" movement he wrote in his memeries.
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    Battle of Cold Harbor

  • Siege of Petersburg

    Siege of Petersburg
    Grants forces surround Lee at Petersburg. Union forces bombard the town for nine months using Mortars (huge cannons) that bombed 200 shells over 2 miles. By March Lee's only option is to attack Grant, he attacks the Union center four hours later, the attack is broken. A few day later, Grants forces break though Lee's lines. The CSA retrets, the Union captures the town and eventually the southern capital Richmond, VA
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    Siege of Petersburg

  • Battle of Cold Harbor

    Battle of Cold Harbor
    Grant assaults a hevily fortified Confedrate position they are surounded at all points. Many Union soliders predict the result. One dead solider from Massatuces wrote in his jornal, June 3 1964, Cold Harbor Virgina, i was killed. This was Grants "pickets conrel" movement he wrote in his memeries.
  • Sherman's March to the Sea

    Sherman's March to the Sea
    Sherman's forces battle John.B.Hood (CSA) at Alanta. Sherman captures Alanta in September. "Alanta is ours, and fairly won" Sherman telegraphs to Lincon. Shernan said "I can make Georgia howl". Sherman reaches Savanah Georgia, he left behind a 300 mile path of destructian, 60 miles wide, from Alanta to Savanah. He telographs Lincon ofering Savanah as a Christmas present.
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    Sherman's March to the Sea

  • Battle of Nashville

    Battle of Nashville
    Hoods Confedrate Division is crushed by Geroge.H.Thomas. Hoods armyof tennessee is no longer a capable fighting force.
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    Battle of Nashville

  • Battle of Nashville

    Battle of Nashville
    Hoods Confedrate Division is crushed by Geroge.H.Thomas. Hoods armyof tennessee is no longer a capable fighting force.
  • Sherman's March to the Sea

    Sherman's March to the Sea
    Sherman's forces battle John.B.Hood (CSA) at Alanta. Sherman captures Alanta in September. "Alanta is ours, and fairly won" Sherman telegraphs to Lincon. Shernan said "I can make Georgia howl". Sherman reaches Savanah Georgia, he left behind a 300 mile path of destructian, 60 miles wide, from Alanta to Savanah. He telographs Lincon ofering Savanah as a Christmas present.
  • Siege of Petersburg

    Siege of Petersburg
    Grants forces surround Lee at Petersburg. Union forces bombard the town for nine months using Mortars (huge cannons) that bombed 200 shells over 2 miles. By March Lee's only option is to attack Grant, he attacks the Union center four hours later, the attack is broken. A few day later, Grants forces break though Lee's lines. The CSA retrets, the Union captures the town and eventually the southern capital Richmond, VA
  • Battle of Appomattox Court House

    Battle of Appomattox Court House
    Lee surrenders to Grant at Appomattox Courthouse, VA. Grant alowes the Confedrate officers to keep thier sidearms and permits and the soliders ti keep thier horses and mules.
  • Assassination of Abraham Lincoln

    Assassination of Abraham Lincoln
    Lincoln goes and attends a play our American Cousin with his wife Mary. During the third act at 10:13pm, he is shot by John wilkesbooth. Lincoln died at 7:22 the next morning.
  • States ratified 13th Amendment

    States ratified 13th Amendment
    Slavery is aboilshed.
  • Teacher Comments (4/2/2012)

    Other than missing the surrender of the remaining Confederate troops in 1865 (spring), you have a very nice timeline here, Heather. Well done!