civil war timeline

Events

Missouri Compromise (1820)

March 3, 1820

Dred Scott Decision

March 6, 1857

Abraham Lincoln becomes Presitent

November 6, 1860

Succession of South Carolina

December 20, 1860

Confederacy is formed

February 1861

Firing Fort Sumpter

April 12, 1861 - April 14, 1861

Battle of Bull Run

July 21, 1861

Battle of Second Manassas

August 28, 1862 - August 30, 1862

Battle of Antietam

September 17, 1862

Emancipation Proclamation

September 22, 1862

Battle of Getysburg

July 1, 1863 - July 3, 1863

Battle of Chatanooga

November 23, 1863 - November 25, 1863

The Fall of Richmond

April 3, 1865

Surrender at Appomattox

April 9, 1865

President Lincoln's assassination

April 14, 1865