Civil War

  • Battle of Fort Sumter

    Battle of Fort Sumter
    The Battle of Fort Sumter was the bombardment and surrender of Fort Sumter, near Charleston, South Carolina, that started the American Civil War
  • Union Blockade

    Union Blockade
    The Union Blockade, or the Blockade of the South, took place between 1861 and 1865, during the American Civil War, when the Union Navy maintained a strong effort on the Atlantic and Gulf Coast of the Confederate States of America designed to prevent the passage of trade goods, supplies, and arms to and from the Confederacy.
  • First Battle if Bull Run

    First Battle if Bull Run
    First Battle of Bull Run, was fought on July 21, 1861, in Prince William County, Virginia, near the city of Manassas. It was the first major land battle of the American Civil War.
  • Ulysses Grant takes over union army

    Ulysses Grant takes over union army
    President Lincoln appointed him as a brigadier general in the United States Volunteers. On September 1, he was selected by Western Department Commander, Maj. Gen. John C. Frémont, to command the District of Southeast Missouri. He soon established his headquarters at Cairo, Illinois, where the Ohio River joins the Mississippi. His command was soon reorganized and renamed the District of Cairo.
  • Monitor vs. Virginia battle

    Monitor vs. Virginia battle
    This was a naval battle, and was when the first ironclads were used.
  • Shiloh

    The Battle of Shiloh was a major battle in the Western Theater of the American Civil War, in southwestern Tennessee. A Union army under Maj. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant.
  • Antiem

    The Battle of Antietam near Sharpsburg, Maryland, and Antietam Creek, as part of the Maryland Campaign, was the first major battle in the American Civil War to take place on Union soil. It was the bloodiest single-day battle in American history, with about 23,000 death on both sides.
  • 2nd Bull Run

    2nd Bull Run
    The Second Battle of Bull Run was part of the American Civil War. It was the culmination of an offensive campaign started by Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lees Army of Northern Virginia against Union Maj. Gen. John Pope's Army of Virginia, and a much larger battle than the First Battle of Bull Run fought on the same ground.
  • Emancipation Proclamation

    Emancipation Proclamation
    The Emancipation Proclamation was a petition to stop slavery and give blacks rights.
  • Emancipation Take Effect

    Emancipation Take Effect
    The Emancipation Proclamation freed the blacks.
  • Chancellorsville

    The Battle of Chancellorsville was a major battle of the American Civil War, and the principal engagement of the Chancellorsville Campaign.
  • Seven Days Battles

    Seven Days Battles
    The Seven Days Battles was a series of six major battles over the seven days from June 25 to July 1, 1862, near Richmond, Virginia during the American Civil War. Confederate General Robert E. Lee drove the invading Union Army of the Potomac, commanded by Maj. Gen. George B. McClellan, away from Richmond and into a retreat down the Virginia Peninsula. The series of battles is sometimes known as the Seven Days Campaign, but it was actually the start of the Peninsula Campaign.
  • Battle of Gettysburg

    Battle of Gettysburg
    The Battle of Gettysburg was fought July 1–3, 1863, in and around the town of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. The battle with the largest number of casualties in the American Civil War, it is often described as the war's turning point. Union Maj. Gen. George Gordon Meade's Army of the Potomac defeated attacks by Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee's Army of Northern Virginia, ending Lee's invasion of the North
  • Vicksburg

    The Siege of Vicksburg was the final major military action in the Vicksburg Campaign of the American Civil War. In a series of maneuvers, Union Maj. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant and his Army of the Tennessee crossed the Mississippi River and drove the Confederate army of Lt. Gen. John C. Pemberton into the defensive lines surrounding the fortress city of Vicksburg, Mississippi.
  • Chattanooga

    The Chattanooga Campaign was a series of maneuvers and battles in October and November 1863, during the American Civil War
  • Atlanta

    The city of Atlanta, Georgia, was an important rail and commercial center during the American Civil War. Even though it was small in people, the city became a critical point of contention during the Atlanta Campaign in 1864 when a powerful Union army approached.
  • Lincoln re-elected

    Lincoln re-elected
    In the United States Presidential election of 1864, Abraham Lincoln was re-elected as president. The election was held during the Civil War.
  • March to Sea

    March to Sea
    Sherman's March to the Sea was in Georgia from November 15, 1864 to December 21, 1864 by Maj. Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman of the Union Army in the American Civil War. The campaign began with Sherman's troops leaving the captured city of Atlanta, Georgia, on November 16 and ended with the capture of the port of Savannah on December 21
  • Savanah Falls

    Savanah Falls
    Sherman goes to Savanah falls, which spans all the way to atlant.
  • 13th ammendmant passed.

    13th ammendmant passed.
    The 13th amendmant was to stop slavery for good. It was important because without it there could have possibly been slavery today.
  • Occupy Richmond

    Occupy Richmond
    Occupy Richmond helped the slaves by supplying them with food, health, medical care, and education.
  • Robert Lee Surrenders

    Robert Lee Surrenders
    Robert Lee and his 28,000 soldiers surrender, the war iss officially over!
  • Abraham Lincoln assassinated.

    Abraham Lincoln assassinated.
    Maybe you just should have found some other way to entertain yourself on friday abe. On Friday april 14th at a play on good friday abraham was killed by John wilks booth.