Civil War Annotated Timeline

Timeline created by Krystal7
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  • Fort Sumter

    Fort Sumter
    The battle ended April 14, 1861. The battle took place in South Carolina. The souths leader was Beauregard. The norths leader was Garrison.The confederates won. One Union artillerist was killed and three were wounded.
  • 1st Bull Run Battle

    1st Bull Run Battle
    This battle took place in Virginia. The leader of the north is McDowell. The souths leader was Beaurgard. The battle was won by the confederates, lead army to recorgnization.
  • Battle of Hampton Roads

    Battle of Hampton Roads
    Also known as the Battle of the Ironclads.It eaned on March 9, 1862. This battle was Inconclusive. The leader for the north was Worden. The souths leader was Buchanan.
  • Battle of Shiloh

    Battle of Shiloh
    This two day battle took place in Tennessee. It ended on April 7, 1862. the leader of the north was sherman. The leader of the south was Johnston. The union won the battle.Johnston killed the union and took concrol of ten rivers.
  • 2nd Bull Run Battle

    2nd Bull Run Battle
    This two day war took place in Virginia.The leader for the north was Pope. The leader for the south was Jackson. The confederates won and they regained parts of Virginia.
  • Battle of Antietam

    Battle of Antietam
    This war only lasted one day. The battle took place in maryland. The leader of the north was mcClellan. The leader of the south was lee. No one won this battel it was a military draw this led to the Emancipation Proclamation.
  • Battle of fredericksburg

    Battle of fredericksburg
    This battle was one day long. The battle took place in Virginia. The norths lead was Burnside. The souths leader was lee. The confederate won and they stopped the union advance.
  • Emancioation Proclamation

    Emancioation Proclamation
    Abraham Lincoln believed that slaves should be emancipated, advocating a program in which they would be freed gradually.
  • Battle of Chancellorsville

    Battle of Chancellorsville
    This battle was 3 days long, it ended on the 4th of may. It took place in Virginia. The norths leader was hooker. The souths leader was Lee. Confederates won but jackson was killed. The 2nd Bloodest battle in the war.
  • Battle of Vicksburg

    Battle of Vicksburg
    This was a long battle it lasted till July 4th, 1863. It took place in mississippi. The leader of the north was Grant. Ther leader of the south was Pemberton
  • Gettysburg Battle

    Gettysburg Battle
    This battle took place in pennsylvania. Meade was the not leader and lee was the south leader.It ended on July 3 1863. The union won there were about 43,000 casualtes.After that south never invaded north again.
  • Battle of Atlanta

    Battle of Atlanta
    This battle took place in Georgia. The norths leader was sherman and the souths leader was Hood. The Unoin won. They captured the heart of the south. It ended on Sept. the 2nd.
  • Surrender at Appomattox Courthouse

    Surrender at Appomattox Courthouse
    The norths leader was Grant. The souths leader was Lee. Lee surrendered at Appomattox Court House in Virginia. This put an end to the civil war.
  • Assassination of Lincoln

    Assassination of Lincoln
    while attending a special performance "Our American Cousin," President Abraham Lincoln was shot. John Wilkes Booth shot Lincoln in the head. The next morning after he had been shot he died.
  • Ratification of the 13th Amendment

    "Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, shall exist within the United States, or any place subject to their jurisdiction." This words were the biggest change in the civil war.