civil war timeline

Events

Dred Scott Decision

March 6, 1857

Abraham Lincoln becomes president

November 6, 1860

Succession of South Carolina

December 20, 1860

Confederacy is formed

February 6, 1861

Firing on Fort sumter

April 12, 1861

Battle of Bull Run

July 12, 1861

Battle of Second Manassas

August 28, 1862

Battle of Antietam

September 17, 1862

Battle of Gettysburg

July 1, 1863

Battle of Chatanooga

November 23, 1863

The Fall of Richmond

April 2, 1865

Surrender at Appomattox

April 9, 1865

President Lincolns assassination

April 15, 1865