Civil war

Civil War Battles

  • Ft. Sumter

    Ft. Sumter
    occured in South Carolina and was won by the Confederates
  • Battle of Bull Run

    Battle of Bull Run
    First battle of the Civil War won by the confederacy
    it took place in Manassas, Virginia and the leaders were Union: General Irvin McDowell and Confederacy: General Beauregard and general Jackson this was important becauseit was the first battle and the North changed its view on the war.
  • Battle of Shiloh

    Battle of Shiloh
    Happened in Mississippi and the Union took the win
    the Leaders on the Union were General Grant and Sherman
    In the Confederacey General Beauregard
    it was important because it was a strategic win toward Union control of Mississippi River
  • Fall of New Orleans

    Fall of New Orleans
    It all took place on the Mississippi River. the leaders were
    Union: Captain David Farragut.
    the Union won and this is important because Union gained control of the Mississippi.
  • Battle of Antietem

    Battle of Antietem
    Took place in Maryland, and the leaders were Union: General McClellan Confederacy: General Lee
    this was important because it was a cause for the Emancipation Procclamation. NO one won
  • Battle of Fredricksburg

    Battle of Fredricksburg
    Took place in Maryland, Confederacy won
    the leaders were Union: General Burnside Confederacy: General Lee. This battle is important because it continues the South's winning streak.
  • Battle of Chancellorsville

    Battle of Chancellorsville
    took place in VIrginia won by confederacy. this battle was important because it ruined The Union's plans to take Richmond Virginia. The leaders were Union: General Hooker
    Confederacy General Lee and Jackson.
  • Battle of Gettysburg

    Battle of Gettysburg
    occured in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. the leaders were Union: General Meade Confederacy: General Lee and General Pickett
    This was important because the Union Won and it was a turning point for them.
  • Siege of Vicksburg

    Siege of Vicksburg
    occured in Mississippi, the Leaders were Union: General Grant
    Confederacy: Everyone the winners were the Union this was a big turning point the Confederacy got split in half,
  • Wilderness Campaign

    Wilderness Campaign
    Occured in D.C, in the wilderness a brutal 6 week battle Grant was the Union General and many dissaproved of him due to the many soldiers lost while he was in charge.
  • Farragut at Mobile Bay

    Farragut at Mobile Bay
    Occured in Mobile Bay in Alabama. THe Leader was General David Farragut for the Union. the Union won this was important because it showed how strong of a leader Farragut was.
  • Sherman's March to the Sea

    Sherman's March to the Sea
    THe leader of this 'March' was William Tecumseh Sherman of the Union. the Union won as they broke the South's Spirits.
  • Surrender at Appamattox/Fall of RIchmond

    Surrender at Appamattox/Fall of RIchmond
    The Fall of RIchmond was led by Jefferson Davis documents were burned and he destroyed Richmond on April 2,1865.
    THe surrender at Appamattox occured on April 9, 1865. the Leaders that help end the war were General Grant from the Union and General Lee from the confederacy. This was Important Because the was is ending!