Civil War Timeline- Eaton and Carranco

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  • Start of Civil War (Ft. Sumter)

    Start of Civil War (Ft. Sumter)
    The attack on Ft. Sumter was the offical start of the Civial War when Confederate troops fired at Ft. Sumter.
  • Battle of Bull Run

    Battle of Bull Run
    The Union and Confederate forces clash beginning the first major battle of the Civil War.
  • Union Blockade

    Union Blockade
    The Union put ships all around the Confederate states so that the Confederate could not trade, import, or outport.
  • Battle of Glorieta Pass

    Battle of Glorieta Pass
    The Union forces were able to gain control of the Soutwest except Texas for the remainder of the war.
  • Battle of Shiloh

    Battle of Shiloh
    Confederate forcs suprised Grant's troops with the first day a success, but the second day they were ultimetly defeated.
  • Battle of Antietem

    Battle of Antietem
    Confederate forces were caught by Union forces. As the battle began the battle became the most bloody fight of the Civil War.
  • Battle of Galveston

    Battle of Galveston
    Confederate forces under Maj. Gen. John B. Mangrudar attacked Union forces in the town Galveston, Texas.
  • Emacipation Promoclomation

    Emacipation Promoclomation
    This declared all slaves in areas still in the rebellion were, in eyes of the federal government, free.
  • Seige/ Battle of Vicksberg

    Seige/ Battle of Vicksberg
    The siege began May 22 and six weeks with battling General John Pemberton surrendered.
  • Battle of Gettysberg

    Battle of Gettysberg
    This went on through June too and the Union won the battle, but failed to follow Lee's troops back to Virginia.
  • Battle of Sabine Pass

    Battle of Sabine Pass
    This was a Union expedition through the Confederate-controlled Texas starting the Battle of Sabine Pass.
  • Red River Campaign

    Red River Campaign
    This campaign continued until May 22. The goal of the Union was to destroy Confederate forces controlled by General Taylor.
  • Lee's Surender

    Lee's Surender
    Surrounded by Union forces, Lee's men were weak, exhausted, and not able to fight. Lee knew the only thing he could do was to surrender.
  • Battle of Palmito Ranch

    Battle of Palmito Ranch
    This battle was the last major battle of the Civil War and was known as the post-Civil War encounter.