The Battles of the Civil War

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  • Fort Sumter

    Fort Sumter
    This Battle Sparked the start of the civil war
    North Leader: Major Anderson
    South Leader: General Beauregard
    The Confederacy won
  • The First Battle of Bull Run

    The First Battle of Bull Run
    South Leader: Gen. Beauregard and Stonewall Jackson
    North Leader: Gen. McDowell
    The Confederates won
    The North thought the war was going to be longer, but the South thought they would win faster
  • Battle of Shiloh

    Battle of Shiloh
    North Leader: Ulysses S. Grant and Tecumseh
    South Leader: Gen. Beauregard
    The Union won
    A very bloody war
  • The Fall of New Orleans

    The Fall of New Orleans
    General Farragut led the Union navy
    This was a naval battle
    The Union won
    This completed the Union control of the Mississippi River
  • The Battle of Antietam

    The Battle of Antietam
    North Leader: General McClellan
    South Leader: General Lee
    Nobody won
    This was one of the bloodiest battle in US history
  • Battles of Fredericksburg

    Battles of Fredericksburg
    North Leader: General Burnside
    South Leader: General Lee
    The Confederates won
    Lee made the Union retreat
  • The Battle of Chancellorsville

    The Battle of Chancellorsville
    North Leader: General Hooker
    South Leader: General Lee and Stonewall Jackson
    The Confederates won
    Confederates shot Stonewall Jackson and he had his arm amputated. He died a week later
  • The Battle of Gettysburg

    The Battle of Gettysburg
    North Leader: General Meade
    South: General Lee and Pickett
    The Union won
    The bloodiest battle in the Civil War
  • The Vicksburg Siege

    The Vicksburg Siege
    North Leader:Grant
    South Leader: Everyone
    The Union won
    The Confederacy was split in half
    It lasted 47 days
  • The Wilderness Campaign

    The Wilderness Campaign
    North Leader; General Grant
    Grant moved toward Richmond
    Brushfires burned about 200 men alive
    50,000 Union deaths in 30 days
  • Farragut at Mobile Bay

    Farragut at Mobile Bay
    David Farragut was the highest ranking Union officer
    He led 18 ships into Mobile Bay in Alabama
    He was very sick
    Confederates attacked with torpedoes
    The Union invasion worked
  • Sherman's March to the Sea

    Sherman's March to the Sea
    General Sherman
    The Union wanted to break the morale of the Rebels
    Sherman and his men became destroyers. They use total war and destroyed everything useful to the South
  • Fall of Richmond

    Fall of Richmond
    Grant and his troops attacked Richmond, VA, the capital of the Confederates. Jefferson Davis started to destroy Richmond so the Union would have nothing valuable when they captured it. Davis then fleed from Richmond.
  • The Surrender at Appomattox

    The Surrender at Appomattox
    North Leader: Grant
    South Leader: Lee
    Lee kept fighting until he was surrounded and captured
    Grant met with Lee in Virginia to sign the treaty
    The war was officialy over and the Union won!
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