The Civil War
Fort SumnerUnion: 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 RunUnion: 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 ShilouUnion: 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 OreleansWhere: Louisiana-Mississippi River
Union: Catain David Farragut
The Union victory ensured their control over the Mississippi River.
The Battle of AntietamUnion: General McClellan
Confederacy: Genreal Lee
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 FredricksburgUnion: General Ambrose Burnside
Confederacy: General Lee
This Confederacy victory gave the Southern people a hope of winning the war.
The Battle of ChanslorvilleUnion: General Joseph Hooker
Confederacy: General Lee & General Jackson
This Confederacy victory destroyed the Union's plan of attacking Richmond.
The Battle of GettysburgLeaders/People:
Union: General Meade Confederacy: General Lee & General George Pickett
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 SiegeUnion: General Ulysses S. Grant
This Union victory caused the Confederacy to loose half of the Mississippi River in the South.
The Wilderness CampaignIn 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 BayUnion 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 BayUnion 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 SeaDuring 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 AppatomoxAs 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.