Civil war

1861-1865

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1861 fort sumner

This is the battle that starts the civil war. Four states join the confederacy 

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1861 1st battle at the bull run

1st battle of civil war. The union ran away like banshees when they heard the southwest rebel yell

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1862 monitor vs Merrimack

The south did not intend to let the blockage go unchallenged. Southers salvaged the Merrimack a union warship that northern forces had abandoned when confederate forces seized the naval shipyard in Norfolk, Virginia. 

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Battle of Vicksburg

In may and June 1863 Ulysses grant  army’s converted on Vicksburg investing city and entrapping a confederate army.

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Battle of Vicksburg

In may and June 1863 Ulysses grant  army’s converted on Vicksburg investing city and entrapping a confederate army.

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1863 emancipation proclamations

Lincoln was kneels aware of the shift in public opioin. He also knew that striking a blow against slavery would make briatan and France less likely to aid the south. 

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1862 battle of Antietam

Following these southern victories, confederate president jeferson Davis ordered lee to launch an offensive into Maryland, northeast 

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Battle of Gettysburg

Battle of Gettysburg was fought July 1-3 1863 in and around the town of Gettysburg.



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