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 Fist Battle at Bull Run

It was the 1st battle of the Civil War. The union ran away scared when they heard the south yelling when they ran towards them. 

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1862 The Monitor vs. Merrimack

This is 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

The battles outcome remains the deadliest one day battle in America’s military history.

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1863 Emoncipation Proclamation

Abraham Lincoln signed the emoncipation proclamation to state that all slaves are free


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1863 Battle of Chancellorsville

Jackson dies of his amputation two weeks later.

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1863 Battle of Vicksburg

Ulysses Grant took over the Mississippi River.

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1863 Battle of Gettysburg

Turning point of war, Lee invaded north. North wins.

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1865

Lee surrenderd because he would’ve felt shamed



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