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Civil War Timeline- Bassett and Adrins

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  • Start of War-(Ft.Sumter)

    Start of War-(Ft.Sumter)
    Confederates attack Ft.Sumter. The first shot of this battle started the civil war.
  • Battle of BullRun

    Battle of BullRun
    Confederate forces stopped the Union advance to Richmond (Union Capital) in this battle.
  • Battle of Glorieta Pass

    Battle of Glorieta Pass
    The Union forces kept control of the South West for the resto of the war, even with their small army.
  • Battle of Shiloh

    Battle of Shiloh
    Union general, Ulysses S. Grant gained the upper hand and took control of the Mississippi River Valley in this battle
  • The Union Blockade

    The Union Blockade
    The Union blockaded the Texas and Louisiana ports because they wanted to prevent supplies from coming in to help the Confederates.
  • Battle of Antietem

    Battle of Antietem
    It was an important Union Victory. Union army clashed with the confederates.
  • Battle of Galveston

    Battle of Galveston
    Confederate troops recaptured Galveston from the Union because if the Union controlled it, northern forces could get into Texas.
  • Emancipation Proclamation

    Emancipation Proclamation
    The Emancipation Proclamation was written in 1863. It stated that slaves were free in those areas rebelling against the United States. The Proclamation went into effect two years later in Texas in 1865.
  • Battle of Gettysburg

    Battle of Gettysburg
    The battle of Gettysburg was a turning point. The Union was on defense for the rest of the war because of this battle. Battle for three days.
  • Siege/Battle of Vicksburg

    Siege/Battle of Vicksburg
    Vicksburg surrendered under attack from the Union. The siege lasted of six weeks. The confederates split in two.
  • Battle of Sabine Pass

    Battle of Sabine Pass
    This battle helped restore Southern confidence because the Union had won two other battles before.
  • Red River Campaign

    Red River Campaign
    Union tropps wanted to invade northeastern Texas by going down this river,but the confederates stopped them.
  • Lee's Surrender

    Lee's Surrender
    General Ulysses S. Grant army greatly outnumbered Lee's army. Union forces surrounded Lee's army near th town of Appomattox courthouse, Virginia. With few options left, Lee surrendered.
  • Battle of Palmito Ranch

    Battle of Palmito Ranch
    Last battle of war. Confederate troops beat the Union, but the South still lost the war.