Civil War

1861-1865

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1861 Fort Sumter

This is the battle that starts the Civil War.Four States join the confederacy.

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1861 Battle at Bull Run

1st battle of the civil war .they ran and they didn’t stop

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1862 Monitor vs merrimack

The first battle between two metal covered ships . The north (Monitor) is successful in hold off the south Merrimack

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1863 Emancipation Proclamation

Stricking a blow against slavery would make Britain and France less likely to aid the south

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1863 Battle of Chancellorsville

Jackson dies. The battle of chancellorville was a major battle.There were 30,500 casualties

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1863 Battle of Vicksburg

Gain control of Mississippi . Grant Vicksburg was of of the most brilliant of the war

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1863 Battle of Gettysburg

The battle of Gettysburg was fought on July 1-3 1863.the battle of Gettysburg was fought in and around Pennsylvania 

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1865 lee surrenders

Lee surrendered 



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