Civil War Timeline -Garcia

By missb
  • First Battle of Bull Run

    Throughout July of 1861 Confederate troops held off Union troops from Virginia.
  • Battle of Glorieta Pass

    All of the Union soliders wagons were burned with their clothing and provisions.
  • Battle of Shiloh

    It was a costly battle for both sides
  • Battle of Gettysburg

    It was a turning point - Lee was on the defensive for the rest of the war.
  • Battle of Antietam

    General Robert E. Lee's army clashed with a Union force in Maryland
  • Battle of Galveston

    Galveston was vital to th Confederacy
  • Emancipation Proclamation

    It stated that slaves were free in those areas rebelling against the United States
  • Union Blockade

    They used it to cut off southern seaports and prevent the Confederacy from importing war supplies
  • Seige of Vicksburg

    When the town surrendered the Confederacy was split in two
  • battle of Sabine Pass

    It helped restore southern confidence. The rest of the Union ships turned back but not before the guards captured more than 300Union soliders
  • Red River Campaign

    Taybrin intercepted Banks at Sabine cross roads near Mansfield, Louisiana
  • Lee's Surrender

    Union forces surrounded Lee's army near the town of Appomattox Courthouse, Virginia - with few options left Lee met with Grant on April 9 and agreed to the Union's terms of surrender
  • Battle of Palmito Ranch

    The last land battle of the Civil War was a Confederate victory but the South had already lost the war