Civil War Battles 1861–1865
1861 Fort Sumter

This the battle that started the civil war .Confederates won this battle and more states joined the confederates.

1861 1st Battle of The Bull Run

This is the first battle of the civil war. The confederates charged the union screaming like banshees and scaring the daylights out of the Union who made a run for it and stomped civilians along the way . Confederates won

1862 Monitor vs. Merrimack

This is the first battle between two metal covered ships.The north is successful in hold off the south.

1862 The battle of Antietam

The union learns confederates plans after confederate soldiers drop their their plans wrapped around cigars.Union later attacks the confederates and it was known as the bloodiest battle  of the Civil War .The union won and confederates retreated.

1863 Emancipation Proclamation

Lincoln emancipated all slaves on the summer of 1862. Or freed them

1863 Battle of Chancellorville

Lee won another victory and by accident a confederate soldier shot Jackson in the arm. His arm was amputated and a week later died

1863 Battle of Vicksburg

Ulysses Grant surrendered at Vicksburg After the union victories confederates still wanted to fight and after 2 more horrible years the war was finally over!!!!

1863 Battle of Gettysburg

The two forces ran into each other on accident at Gettysburg and after three days the confederacy the Confederacy surrendered and retreated to Virginia.

Lee Surrender

Lee and his troops surrndered at Appomattox court house but Lee did something good for the Union and fed them gave them horses for crops and the Confederates were later freed

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