Civil War Timeline Bhat Mazmanyan

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    Union Blockade

    This Blockade choked the South and did not let them get many goods. This constantly troubled the South until the War was over,
  • Battle of Ft. Sumter

    Battle of Ft. Sumter
    A battle where Confederate soldiers attacked the Union in Virginia. This battle was the start of the Civil War.
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    Civil War Timeline

    This Timeline shows the events that took place during the civil war.
  • Battle of Bull Run

    Battle of Bull Run
    Union forces were heading south, and the confederacy stopped them from entering, and the Union could not capture Richmond.
  • Battle at Glorieta Pass

    Battle at Glorieta Pass
    This was also an important battle because Confederate troops were trying to control the Southwest by getting Santa Fe and New Mexico. However they clashed with the Union troops, and they were pushed back. The Union now controlled the Southwest, and they would continue to for the rest of the war. March 26-28
  • Battle of Shiloh

    Battle of Shiloh
    This battle was very important because whoever won this battle would win control of the Mississippi River. Grant's troops won, and the Confederacy was about to get split in half.
  • Battle of Antietam

    Battle of Antietam
    In this battle, the Confederate troops were pushing north and they clashed with Grant's army. The Union won, and the Confederate troops were held back from entering the Union land.
  • Battle of Galveston

    Battle of Galveston
    This battle was very important because this was when the Cottonclads and Ironclads had fouht. Also, whoever won would have control of Galveston, which is a key point. Whoever had Galveston would have many goods, and might as well control the entire Texas, However, the Confederacy won, and kept Galveston.
  • The Emancipation Proclamation

    The Emancipation Proclamation
    President Abraham Lincolins declaration of freedom for slaves in the rebelling areas. it set free the thousands of slaves in the Confederacy.
  • Battle of Gettysburg

    Battle of Gettysburg
    In this battle, Confederate troops were once again stopped from progressing. This battle turned the tables since it was such an expensive batlle. After this battle, Lee was on the defensive for the rest of the war. He wouldn't last long. This battle started on the 2nd, but ended on the 4th.
  • Battle of Vicksburg

    Battle of Vicksburg
    This battle was very important because this was a battle where Union won and successfully cut the Confederacy in half. Now, the supplies could not reach the battles in the East of the river.
  • Battle of Sabine Pass

    Battle of Sabine Pass
    This battle was also very important because Union forces were trying to enter Texas again. If they got in, Texas would be in Jeopardy. However the Confederacy defended nicely, and the Davis Guards protected the Texas coast and kept Texas in Confederate hands.
  • Red River Campaign

    Red River Campaign
    This was an important campaign, because the Union was once again trying to enter Texas. This time, they were using the north rivers. They had gathered about 30000 soldiers and had ships ready, The confederacy didn't seem to have a chance, but through a slim miracle, they defended Texas again. This lasted a few months, but ended in May,
  • Lee's Surrender

    Lee's Surrender
    This was when Lee surrendered to the Union troops at Appomattox Courthouse. This was to be the last battle of the Civil war. The Confederacy had surrendered.
  • Battle at Palmito Ranch

    Battle at Palmito Ranch
    General E. Kirby Smith urged the confederacy to continue the war. they attacked and defeated the unoin troops, capturing 100 union soldiers. The Union and Confederacy made a truce. The Battle at Palmito Ranch was the last battle of the Civil War.