Civil war

Civil War Annotated Timeline

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  • Battle of Bull Run (2nd)

    Battle of Bull Run (2nd)
  • Fort Sumter

    Fort Sumter
    Civil War
    The start of the civil war. On April 10, 1861, Beauregard, demanded the surrender of the Union garrison of Fort Sumter in Charleston Harbor. Anderson refused.
  • Battle of Bull Run (1st)

    Battle of Bull Run (1st)
    Cicil War
    It was the first major battle of the Civil War, it was fought in Virginia. On July 16, 1861, the untried Union army under Irvin McDowell marched from Washington against the equally green Confederate army. On the 21, McDowell crossed at Sudley Ford and attacked.Fighting raged throughout the day as Confederate forces were driven back to Henry Hill.
  • Battle of Hapton Roads

    Battle of Hapton Roads
    Civil War
    On March 8, 1862, the Confederate ironclad Virginia steamed into Hampton Roads where it sank Cumberland. The two ships fought each other to a standstill, but Virginia retired.
  • Battle of Shiloh

    Battle of Shiloh
    Civil War
    It was on April 6-7, 1862. Johnston originally planned to attack Grant on April 4, but dit ended up on the 6th. Attacking the Union troops on the morning of the 6th, the Confederates surprised them, routing many. Johnston had been mortally wounded earlier and his second in command, Gen. P.G.T. Beauregard, took over. Fighting continued until after dark. Federals out numbered.
  • Battle of Antietam

    Battle of Antietam
    Civil War
    On September 16, 1862, General McClellan and his UnionArmy of the Potomac marched comfronted Robert E. Lee. The day was concidered the bloodiest day in American history. The battle lasted until September 18.
  • Emancipation Proclamation

    Emancipation Proclamation
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    "That on the first day of January, in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and sixty-three, all persons held as slaves within any State or designated part of a State, the people whereof shall then be in rebellion against the United States, shall be then, thenceforward, and forever free;" freed the slaves.
  • Battle of Fredricksburg

    Battle of Fredricksburg
    Civil War
    The battle was fought December 11-15, 1862, at Fredricksburg, Virginia. Union and Confederate troops fought in the streets of Fredericksburg, the Civil War’s first urban combat. And with nearly 200,000 combatants, no other Civil War battle featured a larger concentration of soldiers.
  • Battle of Chancellorsville

    Battle of Chancellorsville
    Civil War
    The battle started april 30- May 6. In Chancellorsville, Virginia. The battle was win by the Confedrate army, was considerd the best battle for Lee.
  • Siege of Vicksburg

    Siege of Vicksburg
    Civil War
    The battle lasted May 18, 1863 through June 4, 1863. Ulysses S. Grant’s armies converged on Vicksburg, attacking the city and trapping a Confederate army under John Pemberton. On July 4, Vicksburg surrendered.
  • Battle of Gettysburg

    Battle of Gettysburg
    Civil War
    The was was December 1-3, 1863 at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. On July 1, Confederate forces converged on the town from west and north, driving Union defenders back through the streets to Cemetery Hill. During the night, reinforcements arrived for both sides. On July 4, Lee began withdrawing his army toward Williamsport on the Potomac River, and ending the Battle of Gettysburg.
  • Siege of Atlanta

    Siege of Atlanta
    Civil war
    The union was going to attack but the confederated were ready
  • Surrender at Appomattox Courthouse

    Surrender at Appomattox Courthouse
    Civil War
    Early on April 9, the remnants of John Brown Gordon’s corps and Fitzhugh Lee’s cavalry formed line of battle at Appomattox Court House. Gen. Robert E. Lee determined to make one last attempt to escape and reach his supplies at Lynchburg. In the morning the Confederates advanced, initially gaining ground against Sheridan’s cavalry. Grant forced Lee to Surrender. This ending the Civil War.
  • Assassination of Abraham Lincoln

    Assassination of Abraham Lincoln
    Maryland State ArchivesThe 16th president of the United States of America, Abraham Lincoln was assassinated on April 14, 1865. Abraham was in Fords Threater in Washington D.C while watching Our American Cousin. He was shot in the head by John Wilkes Booth.
  • 13th Amendment

    13th Amendment
    Cicil War
    Section 1. Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, shall exist within the United States, or any place subject to their jurisdiction. Section 2.
    Congress shall have power to enforce this article by appropriate legislation