Ryan Black Civil War Timeline

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    Civil War

    Civil War
  • Abraham Lincoln's Inauguration

    Abraham Lincoln's Inauguration
    States already seceded from the union so it was a very big day for him because people wanted to her what he was gonna say
  • Southern Democrats Convention

    Southern Democrats Convention
    Southern Democrats hold a convention where they select John C. Breckenridge
  • William Gist warns southern states that SC is considering seceding

    William Gist warns southern states that SC is considering seceding
    William Henry gist warns southern states that south Carolina is considering to secede from the union
  • Charleston gets Threatened

    Charleston gets Threatened
    Robert Anderson reports back to Charleston that its being threaten as Fort Moultrie and Sumter
  • Georgia wants more southern states

    Georgia wants more southern states
    Georgia calls a convention for more southern states to form a independent union
  • South Carolina succeeds from the Union

    South Carolina succeeds from the Union
    South Carolina is the first and not the last to succeed
  • Pickens demands Buchanan

    Pickens demands Buchanan
    Pickens demands Buchanan to relinquish control of Fort Sumter and Moultrie
  • South Carolina Reps Leave

    South Carolina Reps Leave
    After seceding from the Union reps leave the U.S House
  • Anderson moves his troops to Ft.Sumter

    Anderson moves his troops to Ft.Sumter
    Before anything major happens this makes sure that they have control of Fort Sumter
  • Charleston gets Notified

    Charleston gets Notified
    The day before the new year people of Charleston get notified that there's troops coming
  • Mississippi secedes

    Mississippi secedes
    Mississippi is the second state to secede
  • Alabama secedes

    Alabama secedes
    Alabama is the 4th state to secede from the Union
  • Georgia secedes from the Union

    Georgia secedes from the Union
    Georgia is the 5th state to secede from the Union
  • Louisiana secedes

    Louisiana secedes
    Louisiana is the 6th state to secede
  • Texas secedes from the Union

    Texas secedes from the Union
    Texas is the 7th state to secede from the Union
  • Abraham Lincoln becomes president

    Abraham Lincoln becomes president
    Abraham Lincoln officially becomes the 16th president of the United States of America
  • Arkansas secedes

    Arkansas secedes
    Arkansas is the 9th stats to secede
  • North Carolina secedes

    North Carolina secedes
    North Carolina is the 10th state to Secede
  • Tennessee secedes from the Union

    Tennessee secedes from the Union
    Tennessee is the 11th and last state to secede from the Unon
  • Battle of Bull Run

    Battle of Bull Run
    It was the 1st battle of the civil war where it was just 25 miles of Washington D.C and how the union was disorganized
  • Battle of Fort Donelson

    Battle of Fort Donelson
    General Ulysses S. Grant demands the unconditional surrender of the garrison from an old friend, Simon Bolivar Buckner
  • Battle of Ham

    Battle of Ham
    The battle of Hampton was the duel of iron clouds
  • Battle of Siloh

    Battle of Siloh
    the battle of Siloh had a total of 3,477 causalities
  • Second Battle of Bull Run

    Second Battle of Bull Run
    This was the second battle of bull run where the union loses 13,830 and the confederacy loses 1,723
  • The end of Battle of Chancellorsville

    The end of Battle of Chancellorsville
    the battle of Chancellorsville was a huge battle of the american civil war
  • Johnston gets Replaced

    Johnston gets Replaced
    Jefferson Davis replaces wounded Army of Northern Virginia commander Joseph E. Johnston with Robert E. Lee
  • Battle of Malvern Hills

    Battle of Malvern Hills
    Lee attacked McClellan whose men made heroic stand to try and break the union line
  • Bloodiest Day (Antietam)

    Bloodiest Day (Antietam)
    Lee tries to keep his success going by trying to move to the enemy's capital but it turned out to be the Bloodiest Day in The Civil War with 26,000 causalities and 500 in less then 10 minutes
  • Battle of Harper's Ferry

    Battle of Harper's Ferry
    This battle was apart of the Maryland Campaign and where stonewall Jackson took 12,000 prisoners
  • Battle of Stones River

    Battle of Stones River
    The battle stove was at the Middle of Tennessee where which is the 6th costliest battle
  • President Lincoln issues the Emancipation Proclamation

    President Lincoln issues the Emancipation Proclamation
    On this date President Lincoln issues the emancipation proclamation which freed slaves
  • Enrollment act

    Enrollment act
    the enrollment act was legislation passed by the United States during the civil war for fresh man power
  • Stonewall Jackson Dies

    Stonewall Jackson Dies
    on this date stonewall Jackson a well known died to pneumonia due to getting shot by his own army
  • Battle of New Market

    Battle of New Market
    The battle took place during the valley campaign
  • The Gettysburg Campaign

    The Gettysburg Campaign
    the Gettysburg campaign was an invasion of Pennsylvania by the the main confederate forces
  • Battle of Gettysburg

    Battle of Gettysburg
    a battle fought in the town of Gettysburg and the battle lasted 3 days
  • End of Vicksburg

    End of Vicksburg
    The siege of stared on this date and ended on July 4th 1863
  • Battle of Chickamauga

    Battle of Chickamauga
    Took place on this date September 18th then ended on the 20th
  • Abraham delivers the Gettysburg address

    Abraham delivers the Gettysburg address
    Abraham Lincoln address the most costliest war with 46,286 casualties from both side and how he talks about how the nation is engaged in a great civil war testing the nation
  • Battle of Missionary Ridge

    Battle of Missionary Ridge
    the battle of missionary ridge was fought at Chattanooga TN
  • Start of the meridian campaign

    Start of the meridian campaign
    William Tecumseh Sherman took meridian Mississippi and destroyed as that was what he did when he captured a town
  • Battle of Fort Pillow

    Battle of Fort Pillow
    The battle ended with the result of the Fort Pillow Massacre
  • Battle of Resaca

    Battle of Resaca
    the battle was apart of the Atlantic campaign
  • Siege of Petersburg

    Siege of Petersburg
    The siege was a series of battles around petersburg
  • End of Battle of Cold Harbor

    End of Battle of Cold Harbor
    started on may.31,1864 and ended on June 12,1864
  • The battle of mobile bay

    The battle of mobile bay
    this battle was a union fleet commanded by David G. Farragut
  • Election of 1864

    Election of 1864
    Abraham ran once again and where only the north voted in favor for him
  • Battle of Fair Garden

    Battle of Fair Garden
    minor battle of the American Civil War between the army of Ohio and the department of east Tennessee
  • Battle of Nashville

    Battle of Nashville
    It was a two day battle in the Franklin-Nashville campaign
  • Sherman reaches Savannah

    Sherman reaches Savannah
    Sherman leaves a 300 mile long path of 60 miles of destruction across then telegraphing Lincoln offering Savannah as a Christmas Present
  • The Thirteenth Amendment

    The Thirteenth Amendment
    The 13th amendment abolished slavery
  • Battle of Averasborough

    Battle of Averasborough
    the battle took place in Harnett and Cumberland countries
  • Battle of Bentonville

    Battle of Bentonville
    this took place in Bentonville,North Carolina near the town of Four Oaks
  • Battle of Fort Stedman

    Battle of Fort Stedman
    also known know as the battle of Hare's Hill was fought March 25,1865
  • Battle of Five Forks

    Battle of Five Forks
    Fought on April 1,1865 southwest of Petersburg
  • Lee surenders

    Lee surenders
    Robert E. Lee surrenders on April 9,1865
  • Lincoln is Buried

    Lincoln is Buried
    Lincoln is laid to rest in Oak Ridge Cemetery outside Springfield Illinois
  • Abraham Lincoln Assinated

    Abraham Lincoln Assinated
    just 5 days after lee surrenders, Lincoln and his wife went to Fords Theater where John Wilkes Booth shoots Lincoln in the back of the head
  • John Wilkes Booth caught

    John Wilkes Booth caught
    He is caught shortly after killing Abraham Lincoln
  • Second battle of Fort Fisher

    Second battle of Fort Fisher
    the second battle was a 2 day battle it was a successful assault for the Union
  • The first Daylight Robery

    The first Daylight Robery
    the first took place February 13th 1866 by the James gang, the gang made out with 58,000 dollars
  • The Calaveras Skull

    The Calaveras Skull
    The skull was found in California that proved humans in North America
  • Civil rights act of 1866

    Civil rights act of 1866
    It told that all citizens by the law of United States congress
  • the Nickel

    the Nickel
    The US approves the nickel a 5 -cent coin
  • Red Cloud War Opens

    Red Cloud War Opens
    It was an armed conflict that lasted 2 years
  • Great Fire of Portland,Maine

    Great Fire of Portland,Maine
    This was the the first Independence day after the Civil War
  • Metric Act of 1866

    Metric Act of 1866
    It becomes law and the Untied States uses this system
  • Ulysses S. Grant General of the Army

    Ulysses S. Grant General of the Army
    the u.s congress passes legislation authorizing the rank of general of the army and Ulysses S. Grant was the first to obtain this rank
  • House of Reps Election

    House of Reps Election
    it was a election between Schuyler and Samuel Marshall
  • College of Wooster

    College of Wooster
    Its a private liberal arts college, its most known for its emphasis on mentored undergraduate research
  • Nebraska

    Nebraska
    Nebraska was admitted as the 37th state of the United States
  • 1st Reconstruction act passed by the us congress

    1st Reconstruction act passed by the us congress
    the 1st reconstruction act under the conditions which the outhern sate would be readmitted
  • Department of Education

    Department of Education
    United states creates the Department of Education
  • Peonage Abolition Act of 1867

    Peonage Abolition Act of 1867
    Passed by Congress on March 2,1867 that abolished Peonage in the New Mexico Territory
  • Congress passes the 2nd Reconstruction Act

    Congress passes the 2nd Reconstruction Act
    Congress passes the 2nd Reconstruction act even though the president vetoed it
  • Purchase of Alaska

    Purchase of Alaska
    The United States reached a agreement for 7.2 million from Russia
  • Kidder Fight

    Kidder Fight
    refers to a skirmish near what is now Goodland, Kansas involving a detachment of ten enlisted men and an Indian scout of the United States 2nd Cavalry
  • Howard U

    Howard U
    Howard University was creates in 1867 and it was a full black university
  • United States Takes Control on Midway Island

    United States Takes Control on Midway Island
    The land was reported and claimed in 1859 to the United States
  • Angola Horror

    Angola Horror
    The Angola Horror train wreck totaled 48 lives