Civil War Annotated Timeline

  • Fort Sumter

    Fort Sumter
    first shot of the civil war it took place in South Carolina and garrison was the souths leader The confederacy won this battle
  • First Battle of Bull Run

    First Battle of Bull Run
    The First Battle of Bull Run occured in Manassas Virginia. The Union General was Mcdowell. While the Confederate General was Beaurgard. The North underestimated the South, so the south took the victory.
  • Battle of Hampton Roads

    Battle of Hampton Roads
    The battle of Hampton Roads took place at Hampton Roads. There was no victor- it was a draw. The battle lasted one day. (march 8th-9th)
  • Battle of Shiloh

    Battle of Shiloh
    The Battle of Shiloh happend in Tennessee. The norths eneral was Albert Johnson. and the Souths general was ulyesses S. Grant. There was a deadly lightning that came across the battle field. The union Won.
  • Second Battle of Bull Run

    Second Battle of Bull Run
    It occured on August 29th and 30th. It also occured in Manassas Maryland. The Norths General was McCellen. The Souths General was Lee. The Confederates won this Bull Run also.
  • Battle of Antietam

    Battle of Antietam
    The battle of Antietam occured in Maryland. The confederate general was Lee. While the Unions general was McCellen. The Union took the victory of the Battle of Antietam.
  • Battle of Fredricksburg

    Battle of Fredricksburg
    This ocurred in Virgina. The norths leader was Burnside, while the Souths leader was Lee. The confederates ended up winning this battle.
  • Emancipation Proclimation

    Emancipation Proclimation
    Abraham lincoln delclared all slaves in the confederacie free
  • Battle of Chancellorsville

    Battle of Chancellorsville
    The Battle of Chancellorsville lasted two days. (May 2nd- May 4th) The Norths leaders were Hookers. And the Souths leader was Lee. The confederates won this battle,
  • Battle of Gettysburg

    Battle of Gettysburg
    The battle lasted from July 1st-July 3rd. Meade was the norths General while the Souths general was Lee. The Union came out victorious.
  • siege of vicksburg

    siege of vicksburg
    this battle took place in mississippi the north leader was grand and this battle was a union victory
  • Siege of Atlanta

    Siege of Atlanta
    this battle took placein georgia the norths leader was sherman and the souths leader was hood. it was a union victory
  • Ratification of the 13th Amendment

    Ratification of the 13th Amendment
    this admendment made all enslaved African american free and they had to become a citizen
  • Assassination of Abraham Lincoln

    Assassination of Abraham Lincoln
    Abraham Lincoln was assassinated at a play by John Wilkes Booth. Booth killed him in hopes of throwing the Union goverment into disharmony.
  • surrender at Appomattox Courthouse

    surrender at Appomattox Courthouse
    this is where lee surrendered to grant