Civil War Timeline by; Barchers and Courtney

By missb
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    Union Blockade

    Union blocked the Ports from Texas to block Texas' trade with Europe.
  • Fort Sumter

    Fort Sumter
    This attack on Fort Sumter marked the beginning of the Civil War.
  • Battle of Bull Run

    Battle of Bull Run
    This battle drove most of the Union troops to Virgina.
  • Battle of Glorieta Pass

    Battle of Glorieta Pass
    Union met Sibley's forces. Union took control of the southwest.
  • Battle of Shiloh

    Battle of Shiloh
    Costly battle for the Confederacy that the Union won.
  • Battle of Antietam

    Battle of Antietam
    Important Union victory.
  • Battle of Palmito Ranch

    Battle of Palmito Ranch
    Last battle. Confederate victory, but the Union had already won the war.
  • Battle of Sabine Pass

    Battle of Sabine Pass
    First win in a long time for the Confederacy, restored confidence.
  • Battle/ Seige of Vicksburg

    Battle/ Seige of Vicksburg
    Split the Confederacy in two.
  • Red River Campaign

    Red River Campaign
    Union leaders wanted to invade Northeastern Texas from Louisiana along the Mississippi River.
  • Lee's Surrender

    Lee's Surrender
    Robert Lee surrenders to Union general Ulysses S. Grant.
  • Emancipation Proclamation

    Emancipation Proclamation
    Freed slaves in all states.