Civil War Annotated Timeline

  • Fort Sumter

    Confederate victory
  • Battle of Bull Run 1st

    Battle of Bull Run 1st
    Manassas, Virginia. First battle, General McDowell underestimates confederate, General Jackson, runs union off total loss of 5,000 men 3,000 were union soilders.
  • Battle of Hampton Roads

    Battle of Hampton Roads
    Hampton Roads, Virginia. Worden vs. Jones.
  • Battle of Shiloh

    Shiloh, Tennessee in Hardin County, Tennessee. Union victory, loss of 13,000 men 23.000 deaths on both sides
  • Bull Run 2nd

    Bull Run 2nd
    Manassas, Virginia. Lee fights off Union, John Pope, Confederate victory
  • Battle of Antietam

    Battle of Antietam
    Sharpsburg, Maryland. General McClellan forces General Lee, the confederate army back to the Potmac River
  • Battle of Fredricksburg

    Battle of Fredricksburg
    Fredericksburg, Virginia. Burnside unsucessful attack to move the confederate army, Lee fights him off.
  • Battle of Chancellorsville

    Battle of Chancellorsville
    Chancellorsville, Virginia. Lee's greatest victory fights off Joseph Hooker.
  • Battle of Gettysburg

    Battle of Gettysburg
    Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Lee fails to set an attack on the North, Meade fights him off.
  • Assassination of Abraham Lincoln

    Assassination of Abraham Lincoln
    John Wilkes Booth murders Abraham Lincoln at Ford's Theater in Washington D.C.
  • Emancipation Proclamation