Civil War Battles

1861-1865

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1861 Fort Sumter

This was the battle that started the Civil War. The Confederacy won and four states joined the Confederacy.

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1861 1st Battle of Bull Run

1st battle of the Civil War. Confederates scared the daylights out of the northerners by running and screaming at them. The nourtherners ran away and stampeded over civilians. 

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1862 Monitor vs Merrimack

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

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1862 Battle of Antietam

Confederates drop the plans on attacking the Union. Union soldiers fins the plans and attack the south. The bloodiest day of the war. Union wins after the Conderates retreat. 



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