Civil War Era

Events

Copperheads

1860

Fort Sumter

1861

Homestead Act

1862

Monitor and Merrimack (The Battle of Hampton Roads)

Mar 8 1862 - Mar 9 1862

Battle of Antietam

September 17, 1862

Emancipation Proclamation

1863

Battle of Gettysburg

1863

Shermans March to the Sea

November 1864 - December 1864

Sand Creek Massacre

November 29, 1864

13th Amendment

1865

Cowboy Era- 1866-1886

1865

Battle of Appomattox

1865