Civil war

1861-1865

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1861 Fort sumtner

This was the war that started it all. The confederates won this battle then 4 states ceded. 

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1861 1st battle of Bull Run

This is the first battle of the civil war. The confederates charge the northers screaming like banshees and scare the daylight out of the northers. The northers then stampede civilians making a run for it. The confederates win. 

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1862 monitor vs Merrimack

It is one of the most important battles in the civil war. This was the first Battle to use boats. 

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1862 Battle of Antietam

The bloodiest day of the war, a troop from the union drops there plans and the north finds them but the union still wins 

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Jan 1,1863 Emancipation Proclamation

To state that all slaves are to be freed by president, after battle of Antietam. 

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1863 Battle at Chancellorsville

Jacksons got shot in the arm then dies a week later dies and the union wins this was Robert E. Lee’s biggest victory 

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1863 Battle at Vicksburg

The union gained control of Mississippi River north wins

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1863 Battle of Gettysburg

Turning point of the war. Lee invades north. North wins. Surrender. End of war.

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1865 Battle at Appamattox

Lee surrenders to Grant



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