Fort SumterThe Union leader was Major Robert Anderson. the Confederate leader was Brigadier General P.G.T. Beauregard. This battle was important because it was the start of the civil war.IN the end the Confederates one the battle
Fall of Richmond/Surrender at AppomattoxGrant continued the siege of Petersburg.
1st battle of Bull RunThis battle took place in Manassas Virginia.The Union General was General Irvin McDowell. The Confederate general was General PT Bearegard & Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson
Battle of ShilohUnion: General Ulysses S. Grant & William “Tecumseh” Sherman
Confederacy: General Beauregard
Union won this battle.
Fall of New OrleansUnion: Captain David ragut
Union won this battleThis battle was important because the Union got total control over the Mississippi river.
Shermans March to the SeaUnion wanted to break the morale of the South Sherman and his men became destroyersSherman’s March to the Seaburned cities and farmlands across Georgia to the Atlantic coastcontinued destruction through the Carolinasdestroyed anything useful to the SouthTook food, tore up railroad lines and fields, and killed livestock 1000s of enslaved people were freed
Battle of AntitamThis battle took place in Maryland.
Union: General McClellan
Confederacy: General Lee
Winner: Niether side
Union was able to prevent Lee from brininging the war into the Northern land.
Battle of FredericksburgUnion: General Ambrose Burnside
Confederacy: General Lee
This battle took place in Virginia.
The winner was: Confederacy
South won again
Battle of ChancellorsvilleWhere: Virginia
Union: General Joseph Hooker
Confederacy: General Lee & General Jackson
The Union ruined the Confederate plan of attacking Richmond
Battle of GettysbergWhere: Pennsylvania
Union: General Meade Confederacy: General Lee & General George Pickett
Tis war was important because it ended Confederate hope of help from Britain and France
The Vicksburg SiegeThis war took place in Mississippi.
The leaders were Union: General Ulysses S. Grant
Union won this battle. This battle was important because the Confederacy split in half.
Wilderness CampaignStarted the 6 bloodiest weeks of war. Both sides struggled with the conditions and had many casualties. Brush fires burned 200 women alive.
Farragut at Mobile BayThis war took place in Alabama. It was led by David Farragut.Confederates attacked with torpedoes & fired on the ships. Union took the last Southern port east of the Mississippi