Civil War timeline

  • Battle of Fort Sumter

    Battle of Fort Sumter
    The battle of Fort Sumter was in South Carolina on April 12-13, 1861. This battle was the first battle and the begining of the Cicil War. The Confederates won this battle.
  • Battle of Bull Run (1st)

    Battle of Bull Run (1st)
    The battle was in Virginia. It was a confederates victory, leading to reorganization. The leaders were McDowell and Beauregard. McDowell fot the Union and Beauregard for the Confederates.
  • Battle of Shiloh

    Battle of Shiloh
    The Union won this battle, that was held in Tannesee. The confederates leader, Johnston, was killed at this battle. The Union won the Tennesee River. Grant was the leader of the Union at this time.
  • Battle of Hampton Roads

    Battle of Hampton Roads
    It was a battle from the 8-9 of May in 1862. It was taken place in Virginia. There was no victor, it was a draw.
  • Battle of Bull Run (2nd)

    Battle of Bull Run (2nd)
    IIt was in Virginia, The confederates won taking control of Virginia. The leaders were Pope and Lee. Pope fot the Union and Lee for the confederates. The battlle lasted from August 29-30, 1862.
  • Battle of Antietam

    Battle of Antietam
    This battle was in Mayland, and there was no winner. there was a military draw, leading to the Emancipation Proclamation. The Union leader of this war was McClellan, and the Confederates leader was Lee.
  • Battle of Fredericksburg

    Battle of Fredericksburg
    The Confederates wonn this battle in Virginia. The leaders were Burnside and Lee. Burnside for the Union and Lee for the Confederates.
  • Emancipation Proclamation

    Emancipation Proclamation
    It was an executive order made by Abraham Lincoln. It was on January 1, 1863. It gave freedom to 3.1 miilion slaves out of the 4 million in the Nation.
  • Battle of Chancellorsville

    Battle of Chancellorsville
    Confederates won, lasted from May 2-4, 1863. Was in Virginia, and the leaders were Hooker and Lee. Hooker waws the leader of the Union and Lee was the leader for the Confederates.
  • Siege of Vicksburg

    Siege of Vicksburg
    The Union won this battle taking control of the Mississippi river. It was held in Mississippi from May18- July 4, of 1863. the leaders were Grant and Pemberton. Grant was the leader of the Union and Pemberton was the leader of the Confederates.
  • Battle of Gettysburg

    Battle of Gettysburg
    The battle was in Pennsylvania. It was a Union win, led by Meade. The Confederates leader was Lee. It lasted from July 1-3, in 1863.
  • Siege of Atlanta

    Siege of Atlanta
    The battle was in Georgia form July 16- September 2, 1864. Sherman was the leader of the Union and Hood was the leader of the Confederates. The Union captures the " Heartof the South".
  • Ratification of the 13th Amendment

    Ratification of the 13th Amendment
    This made all enslaved African Americans free and citizens of the United States. This was on January 13, 1865.
  • Assassination of Abraham Licoln

    Assassination of Abraham Licoln
    Licoln was assisnated on the day of April 14, 1865. He was shot behind the ear rfrom a guy named John Wlikes Booth.
  • Surrender at Appomattox Courthouse

    Surrender at Appomattox Courthouse
    This surrender was huge for the Union. Lee, the leader of the confederates surrendered to Grant, the leader of the Union. This was on April 9, 1866.