Civil War Time Line Dylan D

  • Lincol become president

    Lincoln Is elected president of the united states
  • Confederate states formed

    Jefferson Davis is also president
  • Fort Sumter Attacked

  • Lincoln calls for 75,000 ment

  • Virginia Secedes

    Virginia secedes from the Union, followed within five weeks by Arkansas, Tennessee, and North Carolina, thus forming an eleven state Confederacy with a population of 9 million, including nearly 4 million slaves. The Union will soon have 21 states and a population of over 20 million.
  • Lincoln Issues proclamation of blackade of southern ports

  • Lee resigns from the union

  • First bull run

  • McClellan becomes commander of the Union

  • Ulysses S. Grant captures fort Henry

  • Lincolns son dies

  • The Ironclad Merrimac snks

  • Battle of Shiloh Starts

  • Battle of Seven Pines

  • The Seven Days Battles Start

  • The seven days battles end

  • Second battle of bull run starts

  • Second battle of bull run ends

  • Battle of Antietam

  • Emancipation

  • Burnside becomes the new Commander

  • Union looses at Fredericksburg

  • Hooker becomes general

  • Grant becomes commander of the army of the west

  • Draft starts

  • Battle at chancellorsville starts

  • Battle at chancellorsville day 2

  • Battle at chancellorsville day 3

  • Lee surrenders

  • Lincoln Shot