Civil War Annotated Timeline.

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  • Fort Sumter

    Fort Sumter
    The battle took place inSouth Carolina. On april 12, the confederates fired on Fort Sumter. The battle went on for 34 hours. Confederates fired shells which made Anderson surrender. No one was killed. But the attack of Fort Sumter was the begginging of the Civil War.
  • Battle of Bull Run (1st)

    Battle of Bull Run (1st)
    This battle took place in Virignia. The confederate leader for the army was Beauregard. The union leader of the army was McDowell. The confederate win, thrilled the south and shocked the north. The battle also brought army recognition the the attention of the north.
  • Battle of Hampton Roads

    Battle of Hampton Roads
    This battle took place for two days, march 8th - 9th. The battle was on the grounds of Virigina.
  • Battle of Shiloh

    Battle of Shiloh
    This battle took place in Tennessee. It lasted for two days. the 6th through the 7th. The confereate army leader for this battle was Johnston. The union army leader was Grant. The union won.In their victory the killed Johnston and gained the control of the Tennesse River. Grant also led the end of the battle.
  • Battle of Bull Run (2nd)

    Battle of Bull Run (2nd)
    The battle accured on the day of August 29 through the 30th. It took place in Virginia. The union leader was Pope. The leader of the confederate army was Jackson. The confederates won. This battle is also know for where Jackson got his nickname, Stonewall Jackson.
  • Battle of Antietam

    Battle of Antietam
    This battle took place in Maryland. The union leader was McClellan. The conferate leader was Lee. The union was the victor. This battle is also known as the bloodiest day in America.
  • Battle of Fredericksburg

    Battle of Fredericksburg
    This battle took place in the state of Virigina. The union leader was Burnside. The confederate leader was Lee. The confederate side won. There were 12,600 union casualties. They did this to stop the union advancement.
  • Emancipation Proclamation

    Emancipation Proclamation
    The emancipation proclamation was written by Abraham Lincoln. It declared "all persons held as slaves within any State or designated part of a State, the people whereof shall then be in rebellion against the United States, shall be then, thenceforward, and forever free." The purpose was to stop the exspansion of slavery.
  • Battle of Chancellorsville

    Battle of Chancellorsville
    The battle lasted for two days, through the second and fourth of May. It took place in Virigina. The union leader was Hooker. The confederate leader was Rober E. Lee.The confederates won the battle. This is aslo where Stonewall Jackson, a prized general was shot. This battle is also famous for being Lee's perfect battle. It is aslo the second bloodist battle.
  • Siege of Vicksburg

    Siege of Vicksburg
    This battle lasted a while, from May 18th to July 4th. It took place in Mississippi. The Union leader was grant. The confederate leader was Pemberton. The union won. In their victory they won controll of the Mississippi River.
  • Battle of Gettysburg

    Battle of Gettysburg
    This battle lasted for a few days, from July the 1st to july the 3rd. The battle was in Pensilvannia. The leader of the union army was Meade. The confederate leader was Lee. The union won. It was a leading factor in the Gettysburg Address. It would also be called the turning point in the war.
  • Siege of Atlanta

    Siege of Atlanta
    The battle lasted for a while. I went on from July the 16th to September 2nd. It took place in Georgia. The union leader was Sherman. The confederate leader was Hood. It was a union victory, where they gained Atlanta. Which is also know as capturring the heart of the south.
  • Surrender at Appomattox Courthhouse

    Surrender at Appomattox Courthhouse
    This is the end of the civil war. Lee surreneders to Grant. Therefor the union wins the war by surrender. This took place inat the Appomattox Courthouse in Virgina.
  • Assassination of Abraham Lincoln

    Assassination of Abraham Lincoln
    Abraham Lincoln was the 16th president. He was shot and killed by John Wilks Booth. This shooting took place at Ford's Theatre in Washington, D.C. He was the first president to get assassinated.
  • Ratification of the 13th Amendment

    Ratification of the 13th Amendment
    The thirteenth amendemnt was ratified to abolis salvery.On December 18, Secretary of State William H. Seward, in a proclamation, declared it to have been adopted.