Civil War Timeline

Timeline created by danteoglesby
  • The First Battle of Bullrun

    This was the first major land battle of the civil war takeing place in Fairfax County and Prince William County, Virginia with the union being lead by Irvin McDowell and the confederat being lead by Joseph E. Johnston and P.G.T. Beauregard. But in the end the confederate army won the battle
  • First Battle of Lexington

    This battle was between the uion army and the pro-confederate missouri state guard fought at Lexington, Missouri with the union forces being lead by Col. James A. Mulligan and the missouri state guard being lead by Maj. Gen. Sterling Price and the victory going to the mussouri state guard.
  • Battle of Dranesville

    A battle fought in Fairfax County, Virginia between the union lead by Edward O.C. Ord and the confederate lead by J.E.B. Stuart but the union had the overall advantage so they cane out with the victory,
  • Battle of New Orleans

    This battle was fought in New Orleans and St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana withe the union lead by David G. Farragut and Benjamin Butler and the confederate lead by Mansfield Lovell. The union came out with the win and also took control over New Orleans
  • Battle of Hill's Plantation

    The battle was fought in Woodruff County, Arkansas the the union being lead by Charles E. Hovey and William P. Benton and the confederate lead by Thomas C. Hindman and William Parsons with the union coming out on top.
  • Battle of Hartsville

    The battle was fought in Hartsville, Tennessee with the union lead by Absalom B. Moore who was taken priosoner after the victory of the confederate lead by John Hunt Morgan
  • Battle of Brentwood

    The battle was fought in Williamson County, Tennessee. The union lead by Edward Bloodgood and the winning confederate lead by Nathan Bedford Forrest
  • Second Battle of Fredericksburg

    The battle was fought in Fredericksburg, Virginia with the uion lead by John Sedgwick and the confederate lead by Jubal A. Early but as a end result the union won the battle
  • Battle of Apache Pass

    The battle was fought in modern day Cochise County, Arizona btween the United States lead by Thomas L. Roberts who was take prisoner and the apache lead by Mangas Coloradas and
    Cochise over the land the apache tribe occupied
  • Battle of Yellow Tavern

    A battle between the union lead by Philip Sheridan and the confederate lead by J.E.B. Stuart(died in battle) and Fitzhugh Lee in Henrico County, Virginia and the battle was won by the union
  • Battle of Piedmont

    This battle was fought in Augusta County, Virginia with the union lead by David Hunter and the confederate lead by William E. Jones(died in battle) that resulted in a victory for the union
  • Battle of Nashville

    This battle was fought in Davidson County, Tennessee between the union lead by George H. Thomas and the confederate lead by John Bell Hood but in the end the union won the battle
  • Second Battle of Fort Fisher

    This battle took place in New Hanover County, North Carolina between the union lead by Alfred H. Terry and David D. Porter and the confederacy lead by Braxton, Bragg W.H.C. Whiting(died in battle),William Lamb and Alfred H. Colquitt but even with all those leaders the union won because of the experience of the unions commanders
  • Battle of Sayler's Creek

    This battle took place at Amelia, Prince Edward & Nottoway Counties, Virginia between the union lead by Philip H. Sheridan and the confederate lead by Richard S. Ewell and Richard H. Anderson leading to a victoy for the union then making Ulysses S. Grant realize his armie was not going to last.
  • Battle of Appomattox Courthouse

    The final battle between Ulysses S. Grant for the union and Robert E. Lee for the confederacy and this battle took place at Appomattox Court House, Virginia and the ending result of this battle was the surrender of the confedrate army of north virginia