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1861 Fort Sumter

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

1861 1st battle of bull run

This battle was the first battle of civil war.The confederate soldiers charged the northerners screaming at them like banshees and scaring the union soldiers away who stamped civilians along the way.The confederates win.

1862 Monitor vs Merrimack

This is the first battle between two metal cover ships.The north(Monitor)is sussesful in hold off the south (Merrimack)

1862 Battle of Antietam

The Battle of Antietam also known as the Battle of Sharpsburg, particularly in the Southern United States, was fought on September 17, 1862, between Confederate General Robert E. Lee's Army of Northern Virginia and Union General George B. McClellan's Army of the Potomac, near Sharpsburg, Maryland and Antietam Creek as part of the Maryland Campaign. It was the first field army–level engagement in the Eastern Theater of the American Civil War to take place on Union soil and is the bloodiest single-day battle in American history, with a combined tally of 22,717 dead, wounded, or missing.

Jan 1,1863 Emancipation proclamation

President Lincoln issued the emancipation proclamation to a nation divided by war.The proclamation stated that all enslaved people in the states controlled by the confederacy were free.

1863 Battle at Chancellorsville Jackson dies

The Battle of Chancellorsville was a major battle of the American Civil War, and the principal engagement of the Chancellorsville Campaign.

1863 Battle of Vicksburg gain of miss.river

When Vicksburg fell to Union troops on July 4, 1863, the Confederacy lost its last chance to control the Mississippi River. ... Vicksburg was “the key,” as U. S. President Abraham Lincoln termed it, to the Union gaining control of the river.

1863 Battle of Gettysburg

The Battle of Gettysburg was fought July 1–3, 1863, in and around the town of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, by Union and Confederate forces during the American Civil War.

1865 Lee surrenders

Robert E. Lee surrenders his 28,000 troops to Union General Ulysses S. Grant, effectively ending the American Civil War. Forced to abandon the Confederate capital of Richmond, blocked from joining the surviving Confederate force in North Carolina, and harassed constantly by Union cavalry, Lee had no other option.

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