Ultimate Civil War Timeline

  • Battle of Fort Sumter

    -34 hour struggle at Fort Sumter
    - First shot fired
    - Confederacy won the battle
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    Most Important Battles of The Civil War

    Bloodiest battles of all time
  • Manassas/Bull Run

  • Battle of Antietam

    -One of the major civil war battles
    -23,100 casualties
    -Union win
  • Battle of Gettysburg

  • Battle of Atlanta

    -Sherman's troops captured Atlanta after a forty-day siege of the city.
    -Later Sherman burned much of the city on November 15 before leaving to begin his march to the sea.
    12,140 deaths
  • Battle of Petersburg and Richmond

    -Union army attacked many times but could not break through
    -After nine months General Lee was forced to retreat toward Lynchburg giving up both Petersburg and Richmond
    -7,750 deaths
    - Confederate win