Civil War Battles


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1861 Fort Sumter

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

1861 The 1st Battle of Bull Run

This was the first battle of the civil war. The confederacy soldiers changed The Northerners screaming at them like banshees and scared the Union soldiers away who stampede civilians along the way. The confederates win.

1862 The Monitor vs. the Merrimack

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

1862 Battle of Antietam

Fought Lee and McClellans army’s.The bloodiest single-day Battle in American History.

January 1, 1863 Emancipation Proclamation

States that all slaves are to be freed.

1863 Battle of Chancellorville

Lee struck at Chancellorville boldly dividing his troops for an assault on the Union forces, Lee won another victory.

1863 Battle of Vicksburg

Final major military action in the American Civil War.

1863 Battle of Gettysburg

Turning point Lee invades North and North wins.

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