Civil war 1861-1865


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1861 first battle of bull run

1st battle of the civil war, the south wins by running like a bunch of screaming banshees and scares the daylight out of the north. The north then stampedes the civilians

1861 fort Sumter

This battle started the civil war. The confederacy won and four states joined the confederacy.

1862 Monitor vs Merrimack

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

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.

1863 Emancipation proclamation

Stricking a blow against slavery would make Britain 🇬🇧 and France 🇫🇷 less likely to aid the south.

1863 Battle of Chancellorsville

Lee wins the battle,Stonewall Jackson is wounded on his left by one of his own accidentally.jackson has his arm amputated and then looses his life from and infection.

1863 Battle of Vicksburg

Gain control of Mississippi River

1863 Battle of Gettysburg

General George Pickett made an attack and it was Romberg as the picket charge only half of confederate soldiers come back.

1865 surrender at Appomattox

The confederate soldiers surrender to union and the union treated the confederate generously 

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