Civil War Annotated Timeline

  • Fort Sumter

    Fort Sumter
    April 30, 1861 at 4:30 am the guns started fireing for 34 hours the guns kept on firing for fort Sumter. Fort Sumter the first battle,was in Charlseton,South Carolina.Robert Anderson, the union comander and Beauregard on the confederate side. In this battle no one got hurt but it lead to the civil war which killed many. Anderson the union leader was forced to surrendor so the confederates won the first battle of the civil war.
  • Battle of Bull Run (1st)

    Battle of Bull Run (1st)
    On July 21, 1861 in manassas virginia a battle known as the first bull won was taking place. The union had Ivrin McDowell as there arm leader and on the other side Beauregard.Confederate victory on July 21, 1861 the first Bull Run.The First Bull run was a battle that led to army reconstruction.
  • Battle of Hampton Roads

    Battle of Hampton Roads
    The Battle of Hampton roads released a new way to battle. It was the first battle they fought with ironclads.The union leader John Wardon and the confederate had two Franklin Bunchanan/Caseby Jones. The battle was in Hampton, Virginia and the result of this battle were inconclusive.
  • Battle of Shiloh

    Battle of Shiloh
    At the Battle of Shiloh marked a victory for the union. With Grant as the leader no wonder they won but on the south side johnson.
    The Battle of Shiloh was from April six throuth the seventh 1862.That is where johnson got his nickname Stonewall Jackson.The battle took place in Shiloh , Tennesse.
  • Battle of Bull Run (2nd)

    Battle of Bull Run (2nd)
    There is another Bull Run in manassas virginia from August 29 through the 30,1862. It was a geat battle against Pope for the union and Jackson for the south.Again the confederates won the Bull Run. Virginia was now mostly controlled by the confederates.
  • Battle of Antietam

    Battle of Antietam
    In this battle led by Lee in the south and McCellan in the union possistion was led to the Emancipation Proclamation.The Battle of Anietam was in maryland in a town called Sharpsburg where the union beat the confederates. This was a very bloody battle and Lee lost one third or his fighting force. September 17, 1862 was the date of the Battle of Antitam.
  • Battle of Fredricksburg

    Battle of Fredricksburg
    The Battle of Fredricksburg was in Fredricksburg virginia on december 13,1862.The union was led by Burnside and for the south Lee.The Battle of Fredricksburg was a battle that stopped the advancement of the union in 1862. A confederate vicktory was the outcome of fredericksburg.
  • Emancipation Proclamation

    Emancipation Proclamation
    Emancipation Procalmation, a document that ment all the slaves in the confederate territory are free. The Emancipation proclamation did not help that much because the people he Lincoln intended to free lived in a area to distent from the union troops for his proclamation to count. Some people questioned why Lincoln only freed the slaves in the south? The answer was that freeing the slaves made the confederates weaker it was considered as a military action.
  • Battle of Chancellorsville

    Battle of Chancellorsville
    Chancellorsville a battle that lasted three days from may secound through the forth.Chancellorsville virginia the name of the battle and where it took place. The union had Hooker and the confederates had Lee.Lee was so excited at this battle he soundly beat an army that had out numbered him. At the end of this battle Andrew Jackson dies.
  • Battle of Gettysburg

    Battle of Gettysburg
    Gettysburg, a battle that was three days long from July first through the third. Was in Gettysbug Pennsylvania. Commanders of this battle are meade for the union and Lee for the south. The battle of Gettysburg was the turning point of the civil war.Gettysburg was a union victory and the south would never invade the north again.
  • Siege of Vicksburg

    Siege of Vicksburg
    Union got the Mississippi in the Seige of Vicksurg on July forteenth.The Vicksburg Siege started on July forteenth in mississippi. The great victory for the unon was all due to there great leader Ulysses s. Grant. For the lose it was all due to Lee but it wwas still a great battle
  • Siege of Atlanta

    Siege of Atlanta
    Atlanta, where a strong battle lasted from July 16 through September 2 1864. This long battle was lead by Sherman on the union side and hood on the southern side.The Battle of Atlanta Georgia was pretty harsh with Sherman distroying railroads and alot of other stuff in the south. That is probably why the union won this battle.
  • Ratification of the 13th Amendment

    Ratification of the 13th Amendment
    The thirteenth Amandment was passed on January 1865.Slavery has been abolished in the thirteenth amendment. Lincoln tryed in 1864 to try to get this law passed but it did not work. Lincoln begged the congress to try to abolish slavery one more time and it worked to bad Lincoln died before it actually happened. It was decided after 27 states wanted no slaves it became so slavery was now banned in america.
  • Surrender at Appomattox Courthouse

    Surrender at Appomattox Courthouse
    0 0 At the Appomattox courthouse the surrrender was being discusse between lee and grant. General grant decided to surrender with there weapons gone they retured home. This happened on april 9, 1865. Finally the war was over after four years of fighting.
  • Asssassination of Abraham Lincoln

    Asssassination of Abraham Lincoln
    President Lincoln was watching a play at Ford's Theater When John Wilkes booth sneeked up and shot Lincoln in the back of the head.John broke his leg but he still got away.Later that evening lincoln went across the street from the theater sadly our 16 president died on April 15, 1865. Lincoln never go to see the end of slavery.