Civil War Battles

  • Battle of Fort Sumter

    Battle of Fort Sumter
    Commanders: Confederate Brig. Gen. Beauregard, Union Major Robert Anderson.
    Location: Charleston Harbor, South Carolina
    Casualties: 0
    Signifigance: the Confederates won, First battle of the Civil War.
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  • First Battle of Bull Run

    Commanders:Brig. Gen. Joseph E. Johnston,Thomas J. Jackson
    Estimated Casualties: 4,700
    Signifigance of the Battle:First major land battle of the Civil War
  • Grants army captures Fort Henry and Ft. Donelson

    Brigadier General Ulysses S. Grant,
    Brigadier General Simon P. Buckner
    Location:Stewart County, Tennessee
    Estimated Casualties:17,398
    Signifigance of the Battle:they were heavily fortified and were great battles for the North
  • Monitor battles the Virginia

    Location:Hampton Roads, Virginia
    Estimated Casualties:0
    Signifigance of the Battle:Invention of the Ironclad ship.
  • Shiloh

    Maj. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant
    Maj. Gen. Don Carlos Buell [US]
    Gen. Albert Sidney Johnston
    Gen. P.G.T. Beauregard [CS]
    Location:Shiloh, TN
    Estimated Casualties:23,746
    Signifigance of the Battle:union victory
  • New Orleans falls to Union Forces

    David G. Farragut
    Major General Mansfield Lovell
    Location:New Orleans, Louisianna
    Estimated Casualties:968
    Signifigance of the Battle:confederates captured two forts
  • Seven Day's Battle

    Commanders:George B. McClellan,Robert E. Lee
    Location:Henrico County, Virginia
    Estimated Casualties:36,059
  • McLellans Pininsular Campaign

    The peninsula campaign was devised so that the army could bypass the confederate capitol Richmond. They went around the capitol by going to the peninsula between the James and York Rivers.
  • Second Battle of Bull Run

    Commanders:John Pope,Robert E. Lee
    Location:Prince William County, Virginia
    Estimated Casualties:18,300
  • Battle of Antietam

    Commanders:George B. McClellan Robert E. Lee
    Location:Sharpsburg, Maryland
    Estimated Casualties:22,717
    Signifigance of the Battle:Bloodiest battle of the civil war.
  • Battle of Fredsricksburg

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  • Emancipation Proclomation

    The Emancipation Proclomation freeded a majority of the slaves and was issued by President Lincoln on Janujary 1st 1863
  • Chancellorsville

    Commanders:Joseph Hooker,Robert E. Lee
    Location:Chancellorsville, Virginia
    Estimated Casualties:30,500
    Signifigance of the Battle:second bloodiest battle of the civil war
  • Fall of Vicksburg

    Commanders:Ulysses S. Grant,John C. Pemberton
    Estimated Casualties:8,037
    Signifigance of the Battle:cut off confederate forces in the Trans-Mississippi Department.
  • Gettysburg

    Commanders:George G. Meade,Robert E. Lee
    Location:Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
    Estimated Casualties:45,286
    Signifigance of the Battle:The battle with the hishest number of casualties ever to be recorded in the civil war.
  • Battle of Chickamauga

    Commanders:William S. Rosecrans,Braxton Bragg
    Location:Catoosa County and Walker County, Georgia
    Estimated Casualties:34,624
    Signifigance of the Battle:most significant union lose in the war
  • Gettys Burg Address

    The Gettys Burg Address was given by Abraham Lincoln at the site of the battle of Gettysburg. it was a three and a half minute speech wich is still known all over today.
  • Grant seizes Petersburg and Richmond

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  • Fall of Atlanta

    William T. Sherman
    James B. McPherson
    John Bell Hood
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  • Sherman begins March to Sea

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  • Surrender at Apommatox

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  • Battle of Palmito (Texas)

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