Civil War Timeline

Events

Dred Scott Decision

March 6, 1857

Chief Justice Roger Taney gave

Abraham Lincoln's becomes President

November 6, 1860

Abraham Lincoln was the 16th President of the U.S.

Seccession of South Carolina

December 20, 1860

Confederacy is formed

February 4, 1861

Firing on Fort Sumter

April 12, 1861

Battle of Bull Run

July 21, 1861

Battle of Chattanooga

June 7, 1862 - June 8, 1862

Battle of Second Manassas

August 28, 1862 - August 30, 1862

Battle of Anietam

September 17, 1862

Emanicaption Proclamation

September 22, 1862 - January 1, 1863

Battle of Gettysburg

July 1, 1863 - July 3, 1863

The Fall of Richmond

April 2, 1865

Surrender at Appomattox

April 9, 1865

President Lincoln's Assassination

April 14, 1865