Civil war battles

1861-1865

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1861 fort Sumter

This was the battle that started the civil war. The confederacy won and four states joined the confederacy 

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1st 1861 battle of bull

1st battle of the civil war. Confederates scared the living daylights out of the northers by running and screaming at them the northerns ran away and stampeded over civilians 

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1862 monitor vs mernmack

This the first battle between two metal cover ships the north (monitor) is successful in hold off the south (Merrimack)

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1862 battle of Antietam

Confederates drop the  plans on attacking the union soldiers find the plans and attack the south. The bloodiest day  of the war. Union wins after the confederates retreat 


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1863 emancipation proclamation

The on January 1 president Lincoln issued the emancipation proclamation 

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Battle at Chancellorsville

Lee divide his troops and won the battle 



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