Civil war Timeline

  • Abraham LInclon Is Elected as President

    Abraham Linclon in his two terms abolishes salvery, and ends a war
  • Battle at Fort Sumter

    It was the start of the war and the fort held many supplies
  • Lincoln Blockades the South

    Lincoln Blockades the South
    Because then they couldn't trade cotton with Europe. Because cotton was a big part of their income, cutting off trade took away a lot of their income, therefor they have less money to buy weapons and such with, weakening them.
  • Union Army moves in and occupies Richmond, VA

    It was important because the Union was nearing the Confederates capital, almost ending the war.
  • 1st Battle of Bull Run (or Manassas)

    1st Battle of Bull Run (or Manassas)
    This was one of the first major battles that had large armies opposing each other and it gave the North a major wake-up call. It told them that this would be a long and bloody war.
  • Monitor vs Virginia battle

    This is the first battle to have ships that had iron plating armor
  • Battle of Shiloh

    This battle was a major Union victory
  • Battle of Chattotoga

    This battle was another major win for the Union and it also let them attack further down south
  • 7 Days Campaign

    7 Days Campaign
    Lasted until July 1, 1862. It was the 7 day battle between Robert E. Lee and George McClellan
  • 2nd Battle of Bull Run (or Mannasses)

    was another battle fought at Bull Run
  • Emancipation Proclamation issued

    Emancipation Proclamation issued
    Linclon issues the Emancipation Proclamation, which immediately freed 50,000 slaves
  • Emancipation Ploclamation takes place

    The Emancipation Proclamation takes affect and frees all slaves
  • Emancipation Proclamation is issued

    The Emancipation Proclamation is issued to free slaves
  • Battle at Chancellorsville

    Another Union major battle won
  • Battle of Gettysburg

    Battle of Gettysburg
    3 day battle between the Union and Conferacy, for the town Gettysburg
  • Siege of Vicksburg

    The Union now has control over the mighty Mssissippi
  • Ulysses S. Grant takes over the Union Army

    Ulysses S. Grant takes over the Union Army
    Lincoln appoints Ulysses S. Grant commander of all Union armies, ending his long search for a decent general to command northern forces. General William T. Sherman now only commands the West.
  • Grant takes over the Union Army

    Grant as a 4-star general takes over the entire Union Army, which later proves to be an excellent choice
  • Sherman captures Atlanta

    Sherman caputers and destroys Atlanta
  • Abraham Lincoln re-elected

    Abraham Lincoln re-elected
    It was the term were Lincoln ended the war and was assassinated
  • Abraham Linclon is Re-elected

    This is the term where Linclon abolishes slavery, ends a war, and is shot
  • Sherman begin to march at sea

    This is where Sherman and his troops leave the captured city of Atlanta and head off to sea
  • 13th Admendment is passed

    After much bloodshed and suffering, people come to their senses and pass the 13th admendment, which frees slaves
  • Robert E. Lee Surrenders

    Robert E. Lee. surrendersd to Ulysess S. Grant and this ends the war for the most part
  • Abraham Linclon is shot and killed

    Our country's president is killed and now he can no longer push greater things on us