Civil War Timeline

Battles

First Battle of Bull Run

July 21, 1861

Peninsula Campaign

March 1862 - July 1862

Battle of the Monitor and Merrimac

March 1862

Battle of Shiloh

April 1862

Capture of New Orleans

May 1862

Second Battle of Bull Run

august 1862

Battle of Antietam

September 1862

Battle of Gettysburg

July 1863

Surrender of Vicksburg

July 1863

Wilderness Campaign

May 1864 - June 1864

Battle of Atlanta

July 1864

Sherman's March to the Sea

11/1864 - 12/1864

Fall of Mobile, Alabama

April 1865

Events

South Carolina secedes

December 1860

Confederate States of America established

February 1861

Lincoln's inauguration

March 1861

Emancipation Proclamation

January 1863

Gettysburg Address

November 1863

Lee surrenders at Appomattox

April 1865