Civil War

By ajunejo
  • Fort Sumter

    Fort Sumter
    This was important becasue it started the Civil War. General P.G.T. Beauregard ws in charge of the Confederate forces and Major Robert Anderson for the North. The South won the battle and took over Fort Sumter.
  • 1st Battle of Bull Run

    1st Battle of Bull Run
    This battle was important beacuse it was the first major land battle in the Civil War. General Irvin McDowell was for the Union and General Pierre G for the South. The South won this battle. .
  • Battle of Shiloh

    Battle of Shiloh
    Union General Ulysses S. Grant and Confederate General Albert Sidney Johnston fought against each other near the Church of Shiloh. The Union won the Battle of Shiloh. It gave the North acess to the Missisissipi and seige on Vicksburg. Also over 10,000 people died in this battle.
  • Fall of New Orleans

    Fall of New Orleans
    The Union captured New Orleans and this was important because they could cut off the Southern port. General Ulysses S. Grant helped do this, and Confederate General Mansfield Lovell fled.
  • Antietam

    It was important because it was the bloodiest day in American history. Nor Confed
  • Battle of Fredericksburg

    Battle of Fredericksburg
    It was a battle between Robert E. Lee for the south and General Burnside for the north. It gave the Confederates a advantage since they won.
  • Battle of Chancellorsville

    Battle of Chancellorsville
    Union general Joseph Hooker was not able to defeat the Southern general Robert E. Lee . This battle was important because it was Lee's greatest victory yet.
  • Battle of Gettysburg

    Battle of Gettysburg
    George G. Meade and Robert E. Lee fought against each other. The North won. It had the most deaths in the civil war. It also defeated the confederates hope to take over the North.
  • Siege of Vicksburg

    Siege of Vicksburg
    General Grant fought for the North and General Johnston for the South. General Grant won though. The siege of Vicksburg was important because it was a major turning point ans split the Confederacy in half. It was also the south's last major defense on the Missississpi River.
  • Wilderness Campaign

    Wilderness Campaign
    Grant for the North and Hood for the south were the main forces. These were the bloodiest six weeks in the Civil War. Afterwards Grant started moving toward Richmond.
  • Farragut at Mobile Bay

    Farragut at Mobile Bay
    David Farragut, the highest ranking Union officer attacked 18 ships. He was the winner in the end. It was important because he captured the last major port on the Gulf of Mexico.
  • Sherman’s March to the Sea

    Sherman’s March to the Sea
    Genral Sherman detsroyed anything useful to the South and freed 1000s of slaves. This helped brake the South's morale and spirit, so they would give up.
  • Fall of Richmond

    Fall of Richmond
    General Grant and Lee fought against each other. Lee finally surrendered. The North had won and the Civil War was finally over.