This is the battle that supposedly started the war. The confederate army seized this fort and took it no deaths occured but this made North strike back.
1st battle of bull run
This was an important war because this changed the veiw of the war on both sides. For the North they realized this war was going to be longer and harder then they thought. For the South they thought it was going to be easy and quick.
U: General ervin mcdowell
S: PT Beauregard and stone wall Jackson
Battle of Shiloh
This war was important because it was the Norths plan to capture the mississipppi so that way the could lose imports from France and be trapped so they'll lose supplies quickly.
U: general grant and Sherman
S: PT Beauregard
Fall of New Orleans
This is important because of this war the North got all of the Mississippi river and cut off all supplies from other countries.
N: David Farragaut
S: no one
Battle of Antietam
This was the bloodiest battle in U.S history 6,000 were killed and 17,000 were wounded.
Battle of Fredericksburg
This battle was important because the South stopped the union from getting to richmond which was the souths capitol.
Battle of Chancellorsville
This battle was important because it ruined the plans of the North of attacking Richmond.
U: Joseph Hooker
S: Lee and Jackson
Battle of Gettysburg
This battle was important because the South wanted to prove to Britain and France that the South was strong so sense they lost this ended all hopes of support.
S: Lee and Pickett
Siege of Vicksburg
This battle is important because this was the last port in the Mississippi and the South lost it.
U: Ulysses s Grant
Sherman’s March to the Sea
This event was important because he freed 1000s of slaves and burned farms and took useful suplies.
S: No one
Farragut at Mobile Bay
Took 18 ships to the bay of mobile bay in Alabama. The invasion worked.
U: David Farragaut
S: Confederate defenses
Fall of Richmond
Union marched into Richmond looking to destroy everything that included their documents etc.
S: No one
Surrender at Appomattox
This was important because the South finnaly surrendured and this means the North has won and all slaves will be freed.
This battle was important because it was the bloodist 6 weeks of war.
since the south surrendured the North was the victor of the long war.