Civil war

Civil War

  • Fort Sumner

    Fort Sumner
    The fight had been 40 hrs until they had lost to south. Whenever the fight had ended one-fifth of the fort was on fire. The Southern commander told all the Union troops to leave and the Southern troops took over the fort.
  • Anaconda Plan

    Anaconda Plan
    Applied strategy for the seceding states in the Civil War. The idea was by Winfield Scott, he was a gerneral chief. The plan was to blockade the Southern ports, they traveled the Mississippi River to cut the South.
  • Battle of Bull Run

    Battle of Bull Run
    There was 2,900 who had died in this fight. This battle was the first Civil War battle. Manassas was where the battle was faught. It was near Bull Run Creek, It was 30 miles south of Washington, D. C. There had been Congressmen that had watched the battle. The North was defeated.
  • Shiloh

    23,746 people died in the battle. Grant captured many forts in TN his armies had moved south toward Mississippi. The Confederate army met Grant at Shiloh, TN. Grant was surprised by Robert. At first he was losing. Later more Northern troops had came and Grant defeated the Southerners.
  • Emancipation Proclamation

    Emancipation Proclamation
    The Emancipation Proclamation was issued by Lincoln, it was basically a date for the freedom of more than 3 million black slaves in the US. The Civil War was a fight against slavery. Lincoln told his cabinet that he would be issueing an emancipation proclamation it would exempt the border states, that had slaveholders but was loyal to the Union. The cabinet talked him into not making that happen until after a Union victory.
  • Battle of Antietam

    Battle of  Antietam
    The Battle of Antietam had 23,100 people die. Lee was in command he told the other Confederate forces that his plan was to keep the fight to there enemy. Lee crossed the Potomac River into Maryland, The union blocked from Washington, D. C. by Union troops that ended up a battle at Sharpsburg. Robert Lee knew it was a bad position to receive supplies and withdrew his troops over the Potomac to Virginia.
  • Fredricksburg

    Lincoln had replaced General McClellan for Ambrose Burnside. Burnside's men were slaughtered at Fredricksburg. Around Fredericksburg, Virginia, between General Robert E. Lee's Confederate Army of Northern Virginia and the Union Army of the Potomac, commanded by Gen. Ambrose Burnside. The Union army's frontal assaults on December 13 against entrenched Confederate defenders behind the city remembered as one of the most one-sided battles of the American Civil War
  • The Battle of Chancellorsville

    The Battle of Chancellorsville
    was a major battle of the American Civil War, and the Chancellorsville Campaign. It was fought from April 30 to May 6, 1863, in Spotsylvania County, Virginia, near the village of Chancellorsville. Sedgwick’s VI Corps and Gibbon’s division remained against the Confederates at Fredericksburg. In the meantime, Lee left a covering force under Maj. Gen. Jubal Early in Fredericksburg and marched with the rest of the army to confront the Federals
  • Vicksburg

    On July 4 Vicksburg surrendered. In Vicksburg, Mississippi a strong fort overlooked the river. Grant surrounded the fort and began a siege. This gave the North control of the Mississippi River. There was Casulities of 35,835 in this battle.
  • Gettysburg

    There was 51,000 Casulities from the battle. Robert Lee invaded Pennsylvania in the month of June 1863. He was hoping to have threaten Washington and Philadelphia, To gain recognition and independence for the Southern Confederacy. At Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, Lee's Army of Northern Virginia met the Army of the Potomac. It was under the command of General George G, Meade. This famous battle lasted three days. The Southerners were turned back and again retreated into Virginia.
  • Sherman's March

    Sherman's March
    The partnership of William Tecumseh Sherman (known as "Cump") Sherman's march to the sea was the beginning of the end for South Carolina. In 1864 The campaign began with Sherman's troops leaving the captured city of Atlanta, Georgia. General Grant who had helped bring both out of early obscurity, until Grant commanded all Union armies and Sherman led all federal forces into the West.
  • Appomattox

    The commanders of this battle was General Ulysses S. Grant U.S General Robert E. Lee CS. The Estimated Casualties of this battle was 700 total. 27,805 Confederate soldiers. On April 9, Lee’s cavalry formed line of battle at Appomattox Court House. General Robert E. Lee was determined to make one last attempt to escape the closing Union pincers and reach his supplies at Lynchburg. The arrival of the Union stopped Lee and his army. Lee surrendered to Grant on April 9.