Civil war battles

1861-1865

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1861 fort Sumter

This is the battle that started the civil war. Confederates won this battle and four states joined the confederate 

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1861 1st battle of bull run

First battle of the civil war. The confederates charged the union screaming like bashes scaring the daylights out of the union who made a run for it stampeding civilians.

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1862 monitor vs Merrimack

This the fist battle between two metal ships. The monitor (north) held back the Merrimack (south)

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1862 Battle Antiana

This was the bloodiest day of the entire war 

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1863 Amancipation proclomation

To state that all slaves are free

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1863 Battle of Chancellorville

General Stonewall Jackson dies due to amputation infection from his own troops

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1863 Battle of Vicksburg

Vicksburg surrender to union. Union gains control of Mississippi River.

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1865 Battle of Gettysburg

Lee surrenders and loses to the union



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