Major Battles of the Civil War

Events

Battle of Fort Sumter

April 12, 1861

First Battle of Bull Run/First Battle of Manassas

July 21, 1861

Siege of Yorktown

April 5, 1862

Battle of Shiloh

April 6, 1862 - April 7, 1862

Capture of New Orleans

April 25, 1862

Second Battle of Bull Run/Second Battle of Manassas

August 28, 1862 - August 30, 1862

Battle of Antietam

September 17, 1862

Battle of Fredericksburg

December 13, 1862

Battle of Chancellorsville

April 30, 1863 - May 1, 1863

Siege of Vicksburg

May 18, 1863 - July 4, 1863

Battle of Gettysburg

July 1, 1863 - July 3, 1863

Battle of Chattanooga

November 23, 1863 - November 25, 1863

Battle of Atlanta

July 22, 1864

Sherman’s March to the Sea

November, 1864 - December, 1864

Surrender at Appomattox Court House

April 9, 1865