American civil war

Civil War timeline

  • Fort summer

    Fort summer
    The first action between United states and Confederate armies, this duel resulted in the surrender of the bastion of fort summer.
  • First Manassas- first bull run

    First Manassas- first bull run
    25 miles southwest of Washington took place the first battle in the civil war. It was between Ivrin McDowell against P.G.T Beauregard and Joe Johnston.
  • Battle of Shiloh

    Battle of Shiloh
    Ulysses S. Grant defeats Albert sidney Johnston in southwest tennesse confederate had 1,723 deaths and the union had 1,754 deaths.
  • seven days retreat

    seven days retreat
    Joe johnston was replaced as the commander of the army of northern virgina.
  • Battle of Antietam

    Battle of Antietam
    The army of Potomac defeated the army of northern virginia resulting in the bloodiest day in American history.
  • Gettysburg

    george meade won the largerst battle of the civil war. The union victory ended lee's belief that a victory would defeat the army of potomac.
  • Vicksburg Surrender

    Vicksburg Surrender
    Army of mississippi surrendered after a prolonged siege. Then Abarham lincoln found a way he could win the war.
  • chattanooga

    Lincoln dispatched three of his best generals Grant, William Sherman, and Joseph Hooker. Later grant broke out into the city and drove the conferdate army into georgia.