Civil War Annotated Timeline-Eric Wiegand

  • fort sumter

    fort sumter
    fort sumter sparked the start of the civil war. it was not an actual battle just an attack on the north.
  • 1st bull run

    in mansas, Virginia, on july, 21 1861, the confederates won one of the first battles of the civil war
  • battle of hampton roads

    Hampton Roads, Virginia, this battle was the most important naval battle, indecisive both claim victorys
  • battle of shiloh

    battle of shiloh
    the battle of shiloh took place in pittsburg, pennsylvania, on april,6 1862 through april, 7. union won, one of the bloodiest battles ever fought in the u.s
  • 2nd bull run

    The second battle of bull run took palce in Virginia, the souths leader was Lee and the norths was Mclellen. The Confederates won this battle but at a heavy price. They lost many soilders but the city of Richmond was saved. The last of the fighting ended on August 30 1862
  • emancipation

    The Emancipation proclamation was issued after antietam. It proclaimed the freedome of many many many slaves.
  • fredricksburg

    it took place in virginia burnside against lee the confederates won
  • battle of gettysburg

    battle of gettysburg
    The battle of Gettysburg took place in Pennslyvania. Norths General Meade and the Souths General Lee fought for three days, ending on July 3, 1863
  • siege of atlanta

    siege of atlanta
    William Tecumseh Sherman helped the 1864 election and got Abraham Lincoln re-elected. He took Atlanta in September 1864 which also greatly helped the Anaconda Plan succeed.
  • 13th amendment

    13th amendment
    allowed slaves to now be free.
  • assasination of abraham lincon

    assasination of abraham lincon
  • surender at apomatex court house

    surender at apomatex court house
    this surrender was huge for the Union. Lee, the leader of the confederates surrendered to Grant,the leader of the Union. this was on April 9, 1866.
  • chanslerville

    t happened in virginia the leaders were hooker and was a confederate win. hooker outnumbered 2:1