Civil War Battles Annotated Timeline

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  • Fort Sumter

    Fort Sumter
    http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2011/04/110412-fort-sumter-civil-war-nation-150th-anniversary-first-battle/This battle took place in Charlston, South Carolina. It was a bloodless battle between two former bestfriends. The fort enventually caught on fire and the General Beaureguard offered help to the men inside. The only fatality from this battle was a mule.
  • Battle of Bull Run (1st)

    Battle of Bull Run (1st)
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/First_Battle_of_Bull_RunThis battle took place in manassas, Virgina. It was a confedorate victory, for they only lost 2000 men and the union lost 3000. The union comander was General McCdowell and the confederate was General Bureguard.
  • Battle of Hampton Roads

    Battle of Hampton Roads
    http://www.civilwarhome.com/ironclad.htmNear the town of Hampton Roads Virgina. this was an indecisive battle, although the Union suffered many more losses than the south, it still claimed to have won also
  • Battle of Shiloh

    Battle of Shiloh
    http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/tn003.htmThis battle took two days in the town of Shiloh Tennessee, the comanders were Ulysses S. Grant (Union) and General Beaureguard (Confederate).This battle was a Union victory, for they suffeded less casualties out of the 26,743 total.
  • Battle of Bull Run (2nd)

    Battle of Bull Run (2nd)
    http://www.civilwarhome.com/2manassa.htmThis was a three day battle that occured of the dates of august 28th, 29th, and 30th, on the same ground as the firsh bull run. It ended in another confederate victory. This battle was between General Robert E. Lee (Confederate) and General John Pope. (Union)
  • Battle of Antietam

    Battle of Antietam
    http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/md003.htmThis battle was two days long starting on the 16th and ending on the 18th. It was located in Sharpsburg, Maryland. It lead to the writeing of the Emancipation Proclamation. This bloody battle was between Generals Robert E. Lee (Confederate) and General McClellan (Union)
  • Battle of Fredricksburg

    Battle of Fredricksburg
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_FredericksburgThis battle spaned the length of 4 days in a Town called Fredricksburg,Virgina. Between the two commanders Robert E. Lee(Confederacy) and General Burnside (Union).
  • Emacipation Proclimation

    Emacipation Proclimation
    http://www.archives.gov/exhibits/featured_documents/emancipation_proclamation/The Emacipation Prociamtion was a long awaited document that had good intentions but did little for the cause. The idea was to free all the slaves under his power. That however didn't happen. for most confederate states were much to far away for enforcement from the union army.
  • Battle of Chancellorsville

    Battle of Chancellorsville
    http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/va032.htmThis battle was a long 7day battle from April 30th the May 6th. between the two leaders of Robert E. Lee (Confederate) and Joseph Hooker (Union). It occured in a small town called spotslvania county, Virgina. It was a Confederate victory.
  • Siege of Vickburge

    Siege of Vickburge
    http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/ms011.htmIn May and June of 1863, General Ulysses S. Grant’s armies moved in on Vicksburg, investing the city and entrapping a Confederate army under General John Pemberton. On July 4, Vicksburg surrendered after a long siege. This was the result of one of the smartest militairy stratagies of the war. With the loss of Pemberton’s army and this stronghold on the Mississippi, the Confederacy was effectively split in half.
  • Battle of Gettysburg

    Battle of Gettysburg
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_GettysburgThis was a three day battle that started on july 1st and ended july 3rd. It was a brutal battle between Robert E. Lee (Confederacy) and General Meade (Union) this battle resulted in 46,000 casualties and a union victory.
  • Siege of Atlanta

    Siege of Atlanta
    http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/ga017.htmThis battle took place in Fulton County, Georgia, where the confederate forces defended the city under the comand of John B. Hood. They were being attacked by a union force lead by James B. McPhearson. They Confederates held their ground until September 2, 1864 when absolutly all their supply lines had been captured.
  • Ratification of the 13th Amendment

    Ratification of the 13th Amendment
    http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/13th-amendment-ratifiedThe ratificartion of the 13th Amendment made slavery compleatly illegal. Passed on January 31 1865, this amendment made the abolitionists hoop and hollar with joy. It Made every slave in every corner of the county free and able to determine his or her own destiney!
  • Surrender at Appomatics Court House

    Surrender at Appomatics Court House
    http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/va097.htmOn April 9, 1865 after four years of Civil War, 630,000 deaths and over 1 million casualties, General Robert E. Lee surrendered the Confederate Army to General Ulysses S. Grant, in the town of Appomattox Court House , Virginia. The Surrender of the Army of Northern Virginia.
  • Assassination of Abraham Lincoln

    Assassination of Abraham Lincoln
    http://rogerjnorton.com/Lincoln75.htmlThe assassination of Abragam Lincoln was a tragic event that took place at a theater after lincoln signed the Emancipation proclamation. The bullet entered lincolns body bihind his left ear and stopped at his right eye. he was taken across the street to a boarding house where he died nine hours later.