Civil War annotated timline

  • Fort Sumter

    Fort Sumter
    Major Robert Anderson of the union general Beauregard for the confreaderates. The confeaderates attacked fort sumter. the union did noit have the supplies to fight, they surrendered on april 13
  • 1st bull run manassas

    1st bull run manassas
    the battle was fought in manassas Virginia. the leader for the union was gernaeral ivin Mcdowell. For the confeaderates it was general joseph johnston. the confeaderates won this battle.
  • Battle of hampton roads

    Battle of hampton roads
    The Confederate ironclad Virginia steamed into Hampton Roads where she sank Cumberland and ran Congress aground. On March 9, the Union ironclad Monitor having fearlesly arrived to do battle, initiated the first engagement of ironclads in history. The two ships fought each other to a standstill, but Virginia retired.
  • Shiloh

    Hiloh was fought in Tennesee. the union general albert s johnson. The confeaderate general was Grant.The battle ended April 7, 1962
  • 2nd battle of bull run

    2nd battle of bull run
    The south under general jackson pushed general popes army back and trapped them when pope could defeat the jackson was in persuit. confeadrate win. ended august 30, 1862
  • Battle of Antietam

    Battle of Antietam
    The union general George McMlellen forced the confeaderate army under general Lee back across the potomac river. Lincoln used this battle to help the Emansapation Proclaimation.
  • Battle of Fredricksburg

    Battle of Fredricksburg
    The confeaderates General is Robert Lee. The Union General was Burnside. As burnside made bridges to get across the river lees army shot at them. a large amount of men we killed. union victory.
  • Emancipation proclamtion

    Emancipation proclamtion
    Showed that all slaves to be let free. Although many people in the country didnt obey the law. after the proclamtion the war became a fight for freedom.
  • Battle of Chancellersville

    Battle of Chancellersville
    union general Joseph Hooker. The Cofeaderates general is Robert E. Lee and General Jackson. This battle was lee greatest victory. Also The south lost "stone wall" Jackson.
  • Siege of vicksburg

    Siege of vicksburg
    Grant on the union crossed the mississippi river to get the confeadertats. The confeaderates formed lines surrounding the city if vicksburg. grant besiged the city and after fourty days with little supplies and no re-enforcement the confeadertates surrendered.
  • Battle of Gettysburg

    Battle of Gettysburg
    union leader goerge mead. general Lee had his army advancing on cemetery hill. The union forces made a fish hook defense and made lee retreat. mead pasted the oppertunity to finish the army off and was fired .
  • siege of Atlanta

    siege of Atlanta
    general joseph on a retreat flanked the confrederate forces and defreat them.
  • Surrender at Appomattox Courthouse

    Surrender at Appomattox Courthouse
    Lee's final stand at Appomattox Courthouse. He thought that the union only had calverly but when i figured out it was backed up by 2 corps of the union he surrendered.
  • Assassination of Abraham Lincoln

    Assassination of Abraham Lincoln
    On april 14, 1865 Abraham lincoln was attending "Our American Cousin" at Ford Theater. John wilkies Booth aimed his pistol into the presidential box and fired. President Lincoln slumped forward and died.
  • Ratification of the 13 admendment

    Ratification of the 13 admendment
    The 13th admendment Abolished slavery in the united states.