Civil war

Civil War Battles

  • Fort Sumter

    Fort Sumter
    This was the battle which started the war. The confederates demanded that fort Sumter would be surrendered but the union denied them an easy victory.
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    the time's and dates ----The start and finish of the Civil War
  • Bull Run

    Bull Run
    The first major battle of the Virginia armies.
  • Shiloh

    The overpowering Confederate offensive drove the unprepared Federal forces from their camps and threatened to overwhelm Ulysses S. Grant’s entire command.
  • Harpers Ferry

    Harpers Ferry
    The union Forces were ambushed by lee's and Miles armies. Union commander Col. was defeated in this battle
  • Antietam

    The bloodiest battle in a single day of American military history, ended in a draw.
  • Chancellorsville

    Lee's victory at Chancellorsville is widely considered to be his greatest of the entire war.
  • Vicksburg

    This was one of the most brilliant military campaigns of the war.
  • Gettysburg

    Lee attacked the Union center on Cemetery Ridge and was hit with heavy losses in what is known as Pickett’s Charge. This was Lee's second invasion of the North and it had failed.
  • Petersburg

    Meade’s Army crossed the James River on transports and a 2,200-foot long pontoon bridge at Windmill Point. The Union Gen. was James St. Clair Morton,
  • Nashville

    In a last desperate attempt to force Maj. Gen. William T. Sherman’s army out of Georgia, Gen. John Bell Hood led the army of Tennessee north toward Nashville.
  • Battle of Appomattox Station

    Battle of Appomattox Station
    Maj. Gen. George A. Custer’s division of Union cavalry captured a supply train and twenty-five guns. He then captured 3 trains’ loads of Lee's troop’s provisions and burned the trains.