Civial war battles and events-evan schultz

  • fort sumter

    April 12–13, 1861
    the south was scared that the noth was going to attack so the south attacked fort sumter in south cariolin witch sparcked the start of the civil war
  • battle of bull run #1

    July 21, 1861,Union army, commanded by General McDowell,fought Confederates under General Beauregard. southern victory.
  • Battle of Hampton Roads

    March 8–9, 1862, most important naval battle of the American Civil War in the Elizabeth River when the first Confederate ironclad steamed down the Elizabeth River into Hampton Roads to attack the woodensided U.S. blockading.
    superiority of iron over wood.
    union victory
  • battle of shiloh

    April 6-7, 1862
    the Union Major General Ulysses S. Grant and Major General Don Carlos Buell faought with Confederate: General Albert Sidney Johnston and General P.G.T. Beauregard in Shiloh, Tennessee.
    union victory
  • battle of bull run #2

    29-30 August 1862 Jackson attacked a Union column just east of Gainesville, at Brawner's Farm, resulting in a stalemate. On that same day, the wing of Lee's army commanded by Maj. Gen. James Longstreet broke through light Union resistance in the Battle of Thoroughfare Gap and approached the battlefield. On August 29, Pope launched a series of assaults against Jackson's position.
  • battle of antietam

    September 16-18, 1862, Gen. George B. McClellan and his Union Army of the Potomac confronted Robert E. Lee’s Army of Northern Virginia at Sharpsburg, Maryland. known as the bloodest morning.The Union claimed victory.
  • Battle of Fredericksburg

    December 11–15, 1862,
    Maj. Gen. Ambrose E. Burnside and Gen. Robert E. Lee fought in Fredericksburg, Virginia on December 11–15, 1862.
    Confederate victory
  • emancipation proclamation

    January 1, 1862
    it declared that all african amaricans that are slaves in the us free
    and it allowed black soldiers to fight for the Union
  • battle of chancellorsvill

    May 1-3, 1863 Gen. Joseph Hooker cavalry and three army corps faought Robert E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson in Chancellorsville, varginia.
    Confederate victory .
  • battle of gettysbug

    July 1 to July 3, 1863. General George G. Meade battled two divisions of Confederates headed back to Gettysburg. Lee rushed 25,000 men to the scene. The Union had less than 20,000 men.
    union victory.
  • siege of vicksburg

    May 18-July 4, 1863
    Union Major General Ulysses S. Grant
    Confederate Lieutenant General John C. Pemberton
    In May and June of 1863, Maj. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant’s armies converged on Vicksburg.Lt. Gen. John Pemberton surrendered after prolonged siege operations.
    union victory
  • siege of atlanta

    May 5, 1864 - August 31
    Union General William T. Sherman battled General Joseph E. Johnston in atlanta. Johnston was relieved of command on July 17. His replacement was Gen. John B. Hood.
    union victory
  • surrender at appomatox court house

    April 9, 1865
    ulysses s grant had confrderate general robert e Lee’s army was surrounded on three sides forceing Lee's army to surrendered to Grant on April 9.
    union victory
  • abraham lincoln asassination

    April 14, 1865, while attending a special performance of the comedy President Abraham Lincoln was shot at Ford's Theater by John Wilkes Booth.
  • ratifacation of the 13 amendment

    Dec 6, 1865
    officially ending the institution of slavery or involuntary servitude