Major events of the Civil War 1861-1865

Timeline created by hyoung2
In History
  • Abraham Lincoln is elected President of the US

    Abraham Lincoln is elected President of the US
  • Confederate forms Army

  • Ft. Sumter attacked

  • First battle of Bull Run

    First battle of Bull Run
    Confederacy Wins battle
  • Grant Captures Ft. Henry and Ft. Donelson

    Confederacy Win
  • Confederacy sinks 2 wodden Union Ships

    this forever changes the way boats will be made.
  • Union captures New Orleans

    Union takes the pivotal seport of New Orleans from the Confederacy
  • Bull Run 2

    Confederacy win the second battle at Bull Run
  • Harper's Ferry attack

    Harper's Ferry attack
  • Battle of Antietam

    Battle of Antietam
    The war's bloddiest battle yet
  • Battle of Fredericksburg

    Battle of Fredericksburg
  • Emancipation Proclamation

    Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation to free slaves from the South
  • Battle of Chancellorsville

    Battle of Chancellorsville
    Confederacy Win
  • Battle of Gettysburg

    Union Win
  • Vicksburg surrender

    Vicksburg surrender
    Union Win
  • Gen. Sherman captures Atlanta

    Gen. Sherman captures Atlanta
  • Civil war Ends

    Civil war Ends
    Lee surrenders at Battle of Appomattox Court House
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    Southern states secede

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    Seven day battle

    occurs near Richmond, VA
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    March to the Sea

    Sherman leads a "march to the sea" destorying hundred of miles in Gerogia