Civil War Annotated Timelime- Michelle O'Donnell

  • Battle of Bull Run(1st)

    The Battle of Bull Run was in Virginia. the northern comander was McDowell,the souther comander was Beauregard. This was one of the few battles that the south won. It led to army reorganazation.
  • Battle of Shiloh

    The battle of Shiloh lasted until April 7,1862. It was fought in Tennesse.The leader for the north was Grant and the leader for the south was Johnston. The Union won and killed Johnston they also took control of Tennesse.
  • battle of hampton roads

    The battle of Hampton roads ended on May 9, 1862. The battle was part of the effort to break the blockaid. It was the first battle to use Ironclad warship
  • Battle of bull run(2nd)

    Battle of bull run lasted until August 30,1862, it took place in virginia. The northern leader was pope, southern leader was Jackson. The south won and reigned control of most of virginia.
  • Battle of Antietam

    The battle of antietam was located in Maryland. McClellan was The leader for the North and Lee was the leader for the South. It was a politicaal vicotory for the Union.The Battle of Antietam led to the Emancipation Proclamation
  • Battle of Fredricksburg

    Battle of Fredricksburg happened in virginia. The northern leader was Burnside. The souther leader was lee. The south stopes the finial advance of union in1 862.
  • emancipation proclamation

    The proclamation stated that all people held as slaves would be free. Although it did not abolish slavery it set the idea that african americans were people too and had the right to be free.
  • Fort sumter

    Fort sumter was the first battle i the civil war.It ended on April 14, 1863 The leader for the confederates was Beauregard,the union leader was Anderson.The battle ended with the surrender of Anderson.
  • Battle of chancellorsville

    The Battle of chancellorsvilleLasted until May4, 1863.It took place in Virgni. The comander for the north was Joseph Hooker and the south was Lee. The conederates won, the union was cut to peices and the south paid high prices for their victory.
  • battle of gettysburg

    The battle of Gettysburg ended on July 1863. It was in pennsylvania.
  • seig of vicksburg

    The seig of vicksburg lasted until september 2, 1864. It happened in Mississippi. The northern comander was Grant. The southern comander was Pickett. it was a major part because the anoconda plan was starting to take affect. The union got complete control of the mississippi river.
  • Seig of atlanta

    The seig of Atlanta happened in GeorgiaIt ended on july 16 1864.The leader for the north was William tucumse sherman and the leader for the south was Lee. This battle was important to lincolin.
  • ratification of the 13th amendment

    The 13th amendment was passed by congress on january 31,1865.It officialy ended slavery
  • surrender at Appomattox court house

    surrender at Appomattox court house
    Lee wanted to continue fighting but knew it was hopeless. Gant had generous terms of surrender, he wanted them to lay down their arms and returm home. He also gave food to the soilders. This was the end to the four year war.
  • Assonation of Abraham Lincoln

    President Lincoln was killed at ford theatre by John Wilkes Booth While watching "Our American Cousin".