Civil War Anotated Timeline Baylee Hoffman

Timeline created by baylee.hoffman
In History
  • Fort Sumter

    Fort Sumter
    Was fought in Charleston south Carolina. Marked the beggining of the civil war; confederate victory.
  • 1st Battle of Bull Run

    1st Battle of Bull Run
    Located in Virginia
    The Union leader was Pierre Buearaguard and the Confederacy leader was Irvin McDowell. The Confederacy won and it led to an army reorganization.
  • Battle of Shiloh

    Battle of Shiloh
    The batlle occured on April 6th, 1862 in Tennessee. THe Union leader was Grant and the Confederacy leader was Jhonston. The Union won. Johnston died and the Union now had control of the Tennessee River. This battle was one of the bloodiest in the Civil War.
  • 2nd Battle of Bull Run

    2nd Battle of Bull Run
    Start of the battle. Took place in Virginia with Pope as the Northern leader and Lee as the Southern leader. The Confederacy won and they regained control of most of Virginia. Thomas J. Jackson earned the name Stonewall Jackson.
  • End of the 2nd Bull Run

    End of the 2nd Bull Run
    2nd Bull Run battle ended.
  • Antietam

    This battle was fought on the 17th of september in 1862 in Maryland. The Union leader was McClellan and the Confederacy leader was Lee. There was no clear winner to this battle. Many saw it as a political win for the Union. It led to the Emancipation Proclamation. This battle was the bloodiest day in American History.
  • Battle of Fredricksburg

    Battle of Fredricksburg
    Was fought in Virginia on December 13th, 1862. The North's leader was Burnside and the south's leader was Lee. THe Confederacy won and it stopped the final Union advance of 1862.
  • Emancipation Proclamation

    Emancipation Proclamation
    Issued by Abraham Linclon. Freed all slaves in the Confederate territory. Changed the North's goal of the war which was to keep the Union together to freedom.
  • Beggining of the Battle of Chancellorsville

    Beggining of the Battle of Chancellorsville
    Was fought in Virginia with Hooker leading the Union and Lee leading the Confederacy. It was Lee's "perfect battle" Stonewall Jackson was killed during this battle. It was the last major confederate victory.
  • End of the Battle of Chancellorsville

    End of the Battle of Chancellorsville
    end of the battle
  • Siege of Vicksburg

    Siege of Vicksburg
    Beggining of the battle. Ulysses S. Grant was leading the North and Pemberton was leading the South. It occured in Missississppi.The Union won, a major part of the Anacinda Plan. Gave the Union complete control of the Mississppi River.
  • Battle of Gettysburg

    Battle of Gettysburg
    Start of the battle began on July 1st 1863 in Pennsylvania. The Northern leader was George Meade and the Southern leader was Robert Lee. The Union victory was a turning point in the civil war because the South would never invade the North again.
  • Battle of Gettysburg ends.

    Battle of Gettysburg ends.
    End of the battle.
  • End of the Siege of Vicksburg

    End of the Siege of Vicksburg
    End of the battle.
  • Siege of Atlanta

    Siege of Atlanta
    Ocured in Georgia with Sherman leading the North and Lee leading the South. The union capture the city and launched the march of the sea.
  • Thirteenth ammendment Ratified

    Thirteenth ammendment Ratified
    Lincol wants once again for slavery to be abolished- banned slavery and involuntary servitide from the U.S. By the end of ther year 27 states including eight in the South had passed it.
  • Surrender at Appomattox Courthouse

    Surrender at Appomattox Courthouse
    Ended the war in a small town in Virginia. Lee surrendered to Grant.
  • The Assassination of Abraham Lincoln

    The Assassination of Abraham Lincoln
    Him and his wife had gone to a play at Ford's theater in Washington D.C. John Wlikes Booth shot Lincoln in the back of the head and then lept over the railing of the balcony where Lincoln was and escaped.