Civil War Battles

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  • Fort Sumter

    Fort Sumter
    It was a Confederate Victory, Robert Anderson and Beauregard were the generals. The significance of this battle was that it started Civil War
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  • 1sBattle of Bull Run

    1sBattle of Bull Run
    This battle was a Confederate Vicotry, the leaders of the battle were McDowell, Johnston, and Beauregard. Bull Run wa the largest and bloodiest battle in American history up to that point. It made the Unionists realize that it would be a long war.
  • Battle of Shiloh

    Battle of Shiloh
    This battle was a Union Victory. Ulysses Grant and Beauregard were the generals leading the battle. It was significant because it was the first Union victory.
  • Fall of New Orleans

    Fall of New Orleans
    It was a Union victory and lasted from April 25th to May 1st. Farragut, Butler, and Lovell were the generals of the battle. It was significant beause the Union had to get the Mississippi River in order to carry out their plans
  • Antietam

    Union strategy victory but teqnically tie. George B. McClellan and Robert E Lee were the generals in the battle. It was significant becasue helped Union hopes and Lincoln was so inspired that he announced the emancipation proclamation
  • Battle of Fredericksburg

    Battle of Fredericksburg
    This battle was a confederate victory with Ambrose Burnside and Robert E Lee were the generals. It was significant because it was the most one-sided win and the Union had very heavy losses.
  • Battle of Chancellorsville

    Battle of Chancellorsville
    Lasted from april 30th to May 6th, the Confederates won. the leaders in battle were Joseph Hooker, Robert E Lee, and Stonewall Jackson. It was significant because the Union was very disheartened and the South lost Jackson
  • Battle of Gettysburg

    Battle of Gettysburg
    This battle was Union Victory and George Meade, John Reynolds, and Robert E Lee were the generals in battle. this battle was significant because it greatly lifted the Union spirit.
  • Siege of Vicksburg

    Siege of Vicksburg
    From May 18th to July 4th, the Unions Vicksburg. The battle leaders were Ulysses Grant and John Pemberton. This battle was very significant in that many believe that it was the turning point of the war.
  • Wilderness Campaign

    Wilderness Campaign
    Through may 4th to June 24th, the Union, Ulysses Grant and george Meade, defeated Robert E Lee. It was significant in that the battle was very necessary for the Union to win.
  • Farragut at Mobile Bay

    Farragut at Mobile Bay
    The Union victory gave them the final step to blockade the entire region. The Union leaders were Farragut of the navy and Granger of the Army, who won against the Confederate navy led by Buchanan. Started august 2nd.
  • Richard L. Page

    Richard L. Page
    The Union victory of Granger over Richard Page helped hut down Mobil. Through aougust 9th to the 23rd.
  • Sherman’s March to the Sea

    Sherman’s March to the Sea
    The Union general Sherman walked his army to the ocean while destroying farms and towns. This helped make the South not be able to continue the war.
  • Fall of Richmond / Surrender at Appomattox

    Fall of Richmond / Surrender at Appomattox
    The Union general Ulysses Grant won over Robert E Lee and ended the Civil War.