Southern Victories

  • Fort Sumter

    The fight at Fort Sumter was the first one in the American Civil War. Lincoln sent unarmed forces to meet at Fort Sumter. The Union surrendered on April 14th.
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    The American Civil War
  • First Battle of Bull Run

    Also known as the First Manassas. Union troops retreated, but the Conederate army was too weakened to pursue them.
  • Richmond, Virginia

    General McClellan (Union) advanced slowly toward Richmond and failed to act quickly. Thus, the Confederate forces could set up their defence. The two Southern Genrals perormed very brave acts and drove the "Yankees" to the James River.
  • Second Battle of Bull Run

  • Battle of Fredericksburg

    In this battle, the Conferderate Army was in a strong position. Thousands of Union soldiers fell on the hillside.
  • Chancellorsville

    Even though the Confederates won this battle, it proved to be very costly. There were many heavy casualties.