Civil war uniforms

Civil War

  • fort sumter

    fort sumter
    located in charleston, south carolina. is most famous because the first shots of the civil war were fired there.
  • battle of cold harbor

    battle of cold harbor
    consisted of two american civil war engagements. they took place ten miles northeast of richmond, virginia. the first battle was callled the battle of gaines mill. that battle was lost in 1862.
  • first battle of bull run

    first battle of bull run
    began with about 35000 troops that marched from washington, dc to strike a force of 20000 along side a small river known as bull run. the victory gave many confederates in the south the surge of confidence and shocked many in the north.
  • battle of bull run 2

    battle of bull run 2
    battle between the union and confederate armies. commanded by stonewall jackson.
  • battle of shiloh

    battle of shiloh
    was onne of the early engagements of the american civil war. both sides suffered heavy losses. the level of violence shocked the north and the south.
  • battle of antietam

    battle of antietam
    was a face off between robert e. lee and george mclellan. battle was in sharpsburg, maryland.
  • battle of vicksburg

    battle of vicksburg
    On this day, Union General Ulysses S. Grant surrounds Vicksburg, the last Confederate stronghold on the Mississippi River, in one of the most brilliant campaigns of the war
  • battle of gettysburg

    battle of gettysburg
    was a 2 day fight. is considered the most engagement of the amercian civil war. commanded by general george g. meade.
  • battle of wilderness, virginia

    battle of wilderness, virginia
    marked the first stage of a major union offense towards richmond.was led by Ulysses. S. Grant. the battle lasted two days.grant refused to retreat so he sent his troops and they ended up being successful.
  • battle of spotsylvania

    battle of spotsylvania
    it was an epic campaign between ulysses s. grant and robert e. lees army of northern virginia. ended with a confederate atta within the union forces.
  • shermans march to the sea

    shermans march to the sea
    From November 15 until December 21, 1864, Union General William T. Sherman led some 60,000 soldiers on a 285-mile march from Atlanta to Savannah, Georgia. The purpose of this “March to the Sea” was to frighten Georgia’s civilian population into abandoning the Confederate cause
  • Appomattox courthouse

    Appomattox courthouse
    On April 9, 1865, Confederate General Robert E. Lee (1807-70) surrendered his approximately 28,000 troops to Union General Ulysses S. Grant (1822-85) in the front parlor of Wilmer McLean's home in Appomattox Court House, Virginia, effectively ending the American Civil War (1861-65).