Major Civil War Events

By JacobP8
  • Fort Sumter

    Fort Sumter
    General Beauregard, the confederate leader, demanded the union surrender. But Major Anderson, the union leader, refused. Fort Sumter openede fire. Major Anderson surrendered the following day. Victor was Confederacy.
  • 1st Battle of Bull Run

    1st Battle of Bull Run
    The Battle of Bull Run began in Virginia
    Victor was Confederate
  • Battle of Hampton Roads

    Battle of Hampton Roads
    The Battle of Hampton Roads was the first war that involved with war ships(ironclads).
  • Battle of Shiloh

    Battle of Shiloh
    This battle was fought in Tennessee
    Victor was Union
  • 2nd Battle of Bull Run

    2nd Battle of Bull Run
    This battle was fought in Virginia
    Victor was Con federate
  • Battle of Antietam

    Battle of Antietam
    The Battle of Antietam was amilitary draw
  • Battle of Fredricksburg

    Battle of Fredricksburg
    This battle was foght Virginia
    Victor was Confederate
  • Emancipation Proclamtion

    Emancipation Proclamtion
    The Emancipation Proclamation was a document that issued all slaves will be free. But the Proclamation only worked for that states that seceded from the union. It didnt end all slavery the South had thought Lincoln had made this for
  • Battle of Chancellorsville

    Battle of Chancellorsville
    The Battle of Chancellorsville was fought in Virginia
    Victor was Confederate
  • Siege of Vicksburg

    Siege of Vicksburg
    The seige of Vicksburg lasted from May 19 until July 4. The Union Comander was Grant and the Confederate comander was Pemberton.
  • Battle of Gettysburg

    Battle of Gettysburg
    This battle was fought in Pensylvania
    Victor was Union
  • Siege of Atlanta

    Siege of Atlanta
    Siege of Atlanta lasted from May 5 until August 31.General William Sherman,the union comander, had under 100,000 troops at his comand agianst General Joesph E. Johnston with only under 65,000. Johnston retreated. After all it was a union victory.
  • Surrender at Appomattox Courthouse

    Surrender at Appomattox Courthouse
    After four years on April 9th, 1865 Robert E. Lee surrendered the Confederate army to Ulysses S. Grant. After the four years of fighting against each other there had been approximately 630,000 deaths and over 1 million casualties.Because of this surrender other battles had been surrendered by the Confederacy. General U.S. Grant had wrote a letter that the constitution would allow them to return home and walk away with respect and dignity
  • Assassination of Abraham Lincoln

    Assassination of Abraham Lincoln
    Abe Lincolns assassins name was John Wilkes Booth
  • Ratification of the 13th Amendment

    Ratification of the 13th Amendment
    This amendment offically ended slavery threw out the union. This ratified amendment came eight months after the civl war. Lincoln liked the idea of this amendment being put out to end slavery.