This battle started the civil war. The confederacy won and four states joined the confederacy
1861 1st Battle of Bull Run
This was the first battle of the civil war. The confederacy soldiers charged the Northerners screaming at them like banshees and scaring the Union soldiers away who stampede civilians along the way. The confederates win.
1862 Monitor vs Merrimack
This the first battle between two metal covered ships. The north (Monitor) is successful in hold off the south (Merrimack)
1863 Emancipation Proclamation
On September 22, soon after the Union victory at Antietam, he issued a preliminary Emancipation Proclamation, declaring that as of January 1, 1863, all slaves in the rebellious states “shall be then, thenceforward, ...
1863 Battle at Chancellorsville
The Battle of Chancellorsville was a major battle of the American Civil War (1861–1865), and the principal engagement of the Chancellorsville Campaign. It was fought from April 30 to May 6, 1863, in Spotsylvania ...
1863 Battle of Vicksburg gain control of Miss River
When Vicksburg fell to Union troops on July 4, 1863, the Confederacy lost its last chance to control the Mississippi River. Control of the Mississippi River during the American Civil War was an economic and psychological factor for both the North and the South.
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. The battle involved the largest number of ...
1865 Lee Surrender
The Battle of Appomattox Court House, fought on the morning of April 9, 1865, was one of the last battles of the American Civil War (1861-1865)The signing of the surrender documents occurred in the parlor of the house owned by Wilmer McLean on the afternoon of April 9.