The Civil War

  • Fort Sumner

    Fort Sumner
    Union: Major Robert Anderson
    Confederacy: General Pgt Geaurguard
    This battle started the Civil War and and caused the Union to surrender their fort.
  • The Battle of Bull Run

    The Battle of Bull Run
    Union: Irvin McDowel
    Confederacy: General PT Beauregard and Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson
    Where: Manassas, Virgina
    This battle changed the view of the war for both the Confederacy and the Union. Because the battle was a Confederacy win Southeren spirets were boosted while the Northerners realized that the waar might last longer than they anticipated.
  • The Battle of Shilou

    The Battle of Shilou
    Union: General US Grant and Williams "Tecumseh" Sherman.
    Confederacy: General Beaurgard
    Where: The Mississippi River
    The Battle of Shilou was a Union victory.This battle was important because the Union continued to move further toward the control of the Mississippi River.
  • The Fall of New Oreleans

    The Fall of New Oreleans
    Where: Louisiana-Mississippi River
    Union: Catain David Farragut
    The Union victory ensured their control over the Mississippi River.
  • The Battle of Antietam

    The Battle of Antietam
    Union: General McClellan
    Confederacy: Genreal Lee
    Where: Maryland
    The Battle of Antietam was the bloodiest battle in history and ended with a draw between the Union and Confederacy. This battle prevented the Confederacy from moving North and caused the Emancipation Proclamation.
  • The Battle of Fredricksburg

    The Battle of Fredricksburg
    Union: General Ambrose Burnside
    Confederacy: General Lee
    This Confederacy victory gave the Southern people a hope of winning the war.
  • The Battle of Chanslorville

    The Battle of Chanslorville
    Union: General Joseph Hooker
    Confederacy: General Lee & General Jackson

    Where: Virgina
    This Confederacy victory destroyed the Union's plan of attacking Richmond.
  • The Battle of Gettysburg

    The Battle of Gettysburg
    Union: General Meade Confederacy: General Lee & General George Pickett
    Where: Pennsylvania
    The Battle of Gettysburg was the bloodiet battle of the Civil War and lasted four days and resulted in numerous casualties. This battle is known as "the day the South died" because of their numerous casualties and lost confidence.
  • The Vicksburg Siege

    The Vicksburg Siege
    Union: General Ulysses S. Grant
    Confederacy: Everyone!
    Where: Mississippi
    This Union victory caused the Confederacy to loose half of the Mississippi River in the South.
  • The Wilderness Campaign

    The Wilderness Campaign
    In the dense forests between Washington D.cand Richmond Virgina the bloodiest weeks of the war took place.there were 50,000 Union deaths and Brushfire burned 200 men alive.
  • Farragut at Mobile Bay

    Farragut at Mobile Bay
    Union officer David Farragut led an attack of 18 ships into Mobile Bay in Alabama and took the last Southern port east of the Mississippi.
  • Farragut at Mobile Bay

    Farragut at Mobile Bay
    Union officer David Farragut led an attacc of 18 ships into Mobie Bay Alabama and took the last Southern port east of the Mississippi.
  • Sherman's March to Sea

    Sherman's March to Sea
    During Sherman's march to sea sherman and his men became destroyers when they marched through the south destorying Southern land and freeing enslaved African Americans.
  • The Fall of Richmond and the Surrender at Appatomox

    The Fall of Richmond and the Surrender at Appatomox
    As the Union moved towards Richmond Virgina, in a panic Jefferson Davis started to destroy Richmond by setting weapons, documents, and tructures on fire. After what was later called "The Fall of Richmond" in a the small town of Appamattox Court House the Confederate and Union generals met with each other and the Confederacy surrendered to the Union.