Civil War-Hawkins & Reyes

By missb
  • Battle of Fort Sumter

    Battle of Fort Sumter
    Confederates attack fort sumter, South Carolina to start the civil war. Pres. Lincoln called for 75000 volenteers.
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  • Battle of Bullrun

    Battle of Bullrun
    Union marched south to capture richmond. Confederate troops stopped them.
  • Battle of Glotieta Pass

    Battle of Glotieta Pass
    Union troops met with Sibley's forces. In this battle there were very little supplies. Sibley retreated bac kto Texas and the Union kept control of the southwest
  • Battle of Shiloh

    Battle of Shiloh
    In the battle of shiloh, Ulysses S. Grant gained upperhand in the very close battle between the two sides.
  • Battle of Gettysburg

    Battle of Gettysburg
    In the battle of gettysburg it was a turning point in the war for Robert E. Lee to turn to a defensive
  • Union Blockade

    Union Blockade
    The union set up ships along the Texas coast to block Texas ports
  • Battle of Antietam

    Battle of Antietam
    Very important union victory, it raised hope for the north.
  • Battle of Galveston

    Battle of Galveston
    The Unionb has captured Galveston and the Confederacy is getting it back. Confederats attacked with cottonclads commanded by Colonel Tom Green. The confederats regained Galveston capturing several soldiers.
  • Siege of Vicksburg

    Siege of Vicksburg
    Grant began a six week siege supported by a fleet of ironclads Confederacy had a hard time getting supplies and split in two
  • Battle of Sabine Pass

    Battle of Sabine Pass
    Union was not execting to leave without Galveston. The Union left through New Orleans and planned to attack through Sabine Pass. The Union attacked on gunboats to take out the cannons. The confederates fired quickly and won the battle.
  • Red River Campaign

    Red River Campaign
    The union planned to attack on the red river when the water was deep enough. General Banks commanded 27,000 men on ironckads. The confederacy had only 9,000 men but forced Banks to retreat
  • Lees Surrender

    Lees Surrender
    At Appomattox Courthouse, Virgina Lee had very few chances but to surrender.
  • Battle at Palmito Ranch

    Battle at Palmito Ranch
    After Lees surrender some Confederates stayed with General E. Kirby Smith. Union forces clashed with them at Palmito Ranch near Brownsville. Confederates won but had to arrange a truce soon after
  • Emancipation Proclamation

    Emancipation Proclamation
    Abraham Lincoln addressed this freeing all slaves