Civil war

John Garibaldi

  • Birth

    Genoa, Italy WikipediaJohn Garibaldi is born in Genoa Italy
  • Civil War Begins

    Civil War Begins
    Civil War SummaryFort Sumter is attacked. This is considered the beggining of the American Civil War.
  • Stonewall Brigade is formed.

    Stonewall Brigade is formed.
    How Jackson got the name StonewallThe stonewall Brigade is formed at Harpers Ferry which was led by none other than Thomas Johnathan "stonewall Jackson" himself. But it was originally called Virginia's First Brigade until he earned the name "Stonewall" at the first battle of bull run where he stood against the union forces like a Stone wall thus the name "Stonewall" Jackson
  • Enlistment

    John GaribaldiJohn Garibaldi enlists in the military. He soon goes up in the ranks and ends up as a 3rd Sergeant.
  • The seven days battle

    The seven days battle
    Seven Days BattleThis was a series of 6 battles fought from June 25th to July 1st. General Lee was commanding these battles and the Stonewall Brigade, which inckudes John Garibaldi's regiment, helped them out.
  • First Manassas

    First Manassas
    First Battle of RunThe first battle of bull run. Here the 27th Regiment Virginia infantry fought and earned the name "the Bloody 27th" for all their losses. Many of the Regiments soldiers suffered wounds and deaths. However, this ended up a Confederate victory,
  • Ohio & Chesapeake canal

    Ohio & Chesapeake canal
    Ohio & Chesapeake Canal historyJohn Garibaldi and his regiment attempt to break the dam of the Ohio and Chesapeake canal in an attempt to dry out the canal to prevent trade and supllying the Yankees
  • Small Battle

    Small Battle
    Bath, MaineJohn Garibaldi and his regiment had marching order to bathThe Confederates expected fight with Yankees, and when the Yankees attacked the Confederates put up very little of a fight. The volunteers did not fire a single shot. The confederates were completely defeated and retreated. As they left they destroyed 2-3 bridges and tore up railoroad tracks.
  • Finding supllies

    Finding supllies
    What civil war soldiers had. John Garibaldi and his troop find some supplies that the Yankees left behind. This includes five hundred barrels of crackers, a
    large quantity of flour, clothing, and . This really helped out John's regiment
  • Capture

    Fort DelawareJohn Garibaldi was captured at Kernstown Virgina and sent to Fort Delaware. There he spent 4 months in captivity until he was then exchanged back on August 5th, 1862. This was the Stonewall Brigades only true loss.
  • Battle of Cedar Mountain

    Battle of Cedar Mountain
    Battle of Cedar MountainThe Union tried to push the confederates back and to stop them from reaching another area where Union forces were advancing. After being pushed back into the fields, The confederate forces pushes through todefeat the Union forces.
  • Second Battle of Bull Run

    Second Battle of Bull Run
    Second Battle of Bull RunJohn's Brigade captures a Union supply depot at Manassas Junction. This causes the Union forces to fall back and the Confederacy follows them. Then Jackson's Forces took up a defensive position on Stony Ridge.
  • Battle of Antietam

    Battle of Antietam
    Battle of AntietamThis was known as the bloodiest battle on American soil. There were almost 30,000 Casualties. The Union couldn't break through Lee's forces, but they did stop them from reaching maryland.
  • Pneumonia takes Jackson

    Pneumonia takes Jackson
    Stonewall JacksonPneumonia claims the life of Thomas Johnathan "Stonewall" Jackson. People say he was like another Robert E. Lee
  • Small Battle

    Small Battle
    Battle of FredericksburgIn a small unnamed battle. John Garibaldi and his regiment fight against the North near Frederick county
  • Crossing the Potamac River

    Crossing the Potamac River
    Reenactment of the beggining of the Maryland CampaignJohn crossed the river to get to Harrisburg but insstead they went to Gettysburg and fought.
  • Gettysburg

    Battle of GettysburgJohn Garibaldi and his regiment fight the Union at Gettysburg, Pennyslvania. After 3 days of fighting, they fell back to hold a new position. But they were not attacked so they moved on. They ended up 13 miles from the Potomac.
  • Snow ball fight

    Snow ball fight
    Brother VS BrotherA bunch of Regiments got together and had a huge snowball fight. While some saw this as playful and silly, those who participated thought it to be great fun and really raised their spirits. The texas Infantry launched an attack on there neighboring states and eventually took them over forming one huge snowball brigade. After awhile they had defeated the whole Confederacy
  • Battle of the Wilderness

    Battle of the Wilderness
    Battle of the WildernessThis is General Grant's first battle in his Overland campaign against General Lee. This was a very bloody battle and the Stonewall Brigade fought valiantly, losing many men. On May 7th Grant disengaged. Shortly after this happends, the nect bloody battle will commence, the battle of Spotslvania.
  • Second Capture

    Second Capture
    Fort DelawareJohn Garibaldi was captured for a second time at the Spotslyvania courthouse where he returned to Fort Delaware and was then exchanged on October 30th, 1864.
  • Battle of Spotsylvania

    Battle of Spotsylvania
    Battle of SpotsylvaniaThis was a battle that General Lee commanded. It was General Grants second battle in his Overland campaign. Shortly after this the Stonewall Brigade disbanded.
  • Lee surrenders, war is over

    Lee surrenders, war is over
    Civil War TimelineThere is some debate on when the war ended but i believe it ended when Lee surrenders because he was the finest general the South had left. So even he admitted defeat, the rest of the south wasn't too far behind.
  • John Garibaldi's death

    John Garibaldi's death
    Tombstone RededicationJohn Garibaldi dies at the age of 83. He is now buried in Stonewall Jackson Cemetery in Lexington, Virginia.