Civil War

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    Civil War Events

  • Lincoln was Elected

    Lincoln was Elected
    Lincolns first time elected as president. He is the 16th president of the united states, and effected the US greatly.
  • Fort Sumter

    Fort Sumter
    It is the battle for fort sumter. This battle was fought near Charleston, because thats were it kind of split. It started the Civil War.
  • Lincoln Orders Blockade of South

    Lincoln Orders Blockade of South
    Created during the American Civil War, when the Union Navy maintained the Atlantic, and Gulf Coast. Made to transport goods and soldiers.
  • 1st Bull Run

    1st Bull Run
    It was the first major battle in the Civil War. They wanted it to put an early end to the rebelion.
  • Monitor vs. Virginia

    Monitor vs. Virginia
    It was fought for a little over two days. It's the most important naval battle of the Civil War.
  • Shiloh

    It was a important battle in the Western Theater. It lasted for about one day.
  • Seven Day Battles

    Seven Day Battles
    The seven day battles was a series of six major battles that took place over the seven days. The battles started with a Union attack in the minor Battle of Oak Grove.
  • The Battle of Antietam

    The Battle of Antietam
    first major battle in the American Civil War to take place on Union soil.
  • Emacipation issued

    Emacipation issued
    The Emancipation proclamation is a order givin by the united states that would free slaves.
  • The 2nd Bull Run

    The 2nd Bull Run
    The battle was much bigger in numbers than the 1st Battle of Bull Run, and on the same ground.
  • Emancipation issued

    Emancipation issued
    The emacipation proclamation was aproved freeing over 50,000 slaves.
  • Chancellorsville

    Lee's victory at Chancellorsville is widely considered to be his greatest of the entire war. It was also one of the bloodest battle in the war with 30,00 confederates sneaking up on them.
  • Gettysburg

    The battle was fought July 1–3, 1863, in and around the town of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. The battle with the largest number of deaths in the Civil War.
  • Vicksburg

    It was the final major military action in the Vicksburg Campaign of the War. Fought with supplies nearly gone, and after staying there for more than forty days the garrison finally surrendered on July 4.
  • Gettysburg Address

    Gettysburg Address
    delivered by Lincoln during the American Civil War, on the afternoon of November 19, 1863, at the dedication of the Soldiers' National Cemetery. It is one of the most well-known speeches in United States history.
  • Chattanooga

    Was a series of battles in October and November 1863, during the American Civil War.
  • Grant takes over

    Grant takes over
    Ulysses S. Grant took over. He ended up being the 18th president of the United States.
  • Sherman Captures Atlanta

    Sherman Captures Atlanta
    The Battle of Atlanta was a battle that was fought during the Civil War, just southeast of Atlanta, Georgia.
  • Battle of Atlanta

    Battle of Atlanta
    The Battle of Atlanta was a battle of the Atlanta Campaign fought during the Civil War. Was fought just southeast of Atlanta ,Georgia.
  • Lincoln was re-elected

    Lincoln was re-elected
    In the election of 1864, Abraham Lincoln was re-elected as president. The election was held during the Civil War. Lincoln ran aginst Democratic candidate George B. McClellan,
  • Shermans March to Sea

    Shermans March to Sea
    It began with Sherman's troops leaving the city of Atlanta, Georgia, on November 16, and it ended with the capture of the port of Savannah on December 21.
  • Savannah Falls

    Savannah Falls
    Sherman reaches savannah georgia. He left a 300 path all the way to Atlanta.
  • Union Army moves in and occupies Richmond, VA.

    Union Army moves in and occupies Richmond, VA.
    The Union soldiers capture the capital of Virginia which was the Confederates capital.
  • Robert E. Lee surredners

    Robert E. Lee surredners
    Confederate General Robert E. Lee surrenders his 28,000 troops to Union General Ulysses S. Grant, which then ended the Civil War.
  • Assasination of Abraham Lincoln

    Assasination of Abraham Lincoln
    The assassination of Presiden Lincoln took place on Good Friday April 14, 1865, as the Civil War was ending.The death was planned and done by the famous stage actor John Wilkes Booth.
  • 13th Admendment passed

    13th Admendment passed
    The 13th amendment to the US Constitution outlaws slavery, unless it was a punishment for a crime. It was passed by the senate.