Timeline of the Civil War

  • Lincoln's Election

  • Period: to

    Civil War Timespan

  • South Carolina secedes

  • Mississippi secedes

  • Florida secedes

  • Alabama secedes

  • Georgia secedes

  • Louisiana secedes

  • Texas secedes

  • Formation of the CSA

  • Lincoln's Inaguration

  • Fort Sumter

  • Virginia secedes

  • Arkansas secedes

  • Tennessee secedes

  • North Carolina secedes

  • First Bull Run

  • Battle of Shiloh

  • Period: to

    Capture of Atlanta

  • Battle of Antietam

  • Period: to

    Battle of Fredericksburg

  • Emancipation Proclamation

  • Period: to

    Battle of Chancellorsville

  • Death of Stonewall Jackson

  • Period: to

    Siege of Vicksburg

  • Period: to

    Battle of Gettysburg

  • Battle of Atlanta

  • Re-election of Lincoln

  • Confederacy surrenders

  • Lincoln's Assassination

  • Capture of Jefferson Davis