Civil War Battles

  • Battle of New Orleans

    Location: Louisiana
    Leaders: Union Flag-Officer David G. Farragut, Maj. Gen. Benjamin Franklin Butler
    Casualties: British- 2,300, American- 13
    Winner: Union
    Effects: last armed engagement between the United States and Britain.
  • Bull Run

    Location: Virginia
    Leaders: Brig. Gen. Irvin McDowell
    Casualties: Union- 480, Confederate- 390
    Winner: Confederate
    Effects: McDowell was replaced by Major General George B McClellan
  • Monitor Battles at the Virginia

    Location: Hampton Roads, Virginia
    Leaders: John Ericsson
    Casualties: 433 total
    Winner: Union
    Effects: The ships ushered a new era in naval warfare
  • Vicksburg

    Location: Warren County
    Leaders: Ulysses S. Grant, John C Pemberton
    Casualties: 1,800
    Winner: Union
    Effects: The confederacy became divided from east to west
  • Gettysburg

    Location: Adams County
    Leaders: Maj. Gen. George G. Meade, Gen. Robert E. Lee
    Casualties: 51,000
    Winner: Union
    Effects: Turned the tide of the Civil War in the Union’s favor.
  • Grants march to Richmond

    Location: Richmond
    Leaders: Ulysses S. Grant and Robert E. Lee
    Casualties: 1200
    Winner: Union
    Effects: They headed over to Petersburg
  • Sherman's march to sea

    Location: Tennessee
    Leaders: Ulysses S. Grant, General William Tecumseh Sherman
    Casualties: 13,000
    Winner: Union
    Effects: The South lost hope