Civil War Battles

1861-1865

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1861 1st battle of Bull

 first battle of the civil war confederates scared the daylights out of the northerners by running and screaming at them ...the northers ran away and stampede over civilians 

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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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1862 monitor vs Merrimack

This the first battle between 2 metal covered 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.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

Abraham Lincoln had decides to emancipate- or free all enslaved African Americans in the south

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1863 Battle of Chancellorville

Jackson got shot by his own soldier in the arm and got  amputated ...

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1863 Battle of Vicksburg

The union gained control of the Mississippi River 🇺🇸

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1863 Battle of Gettysburg

Turning point of WAR  Lee invades north north wins 

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1865 surrender at Appomattox

Lee surrenders and the civil war ends



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