Civil War Timeline April 12th 1861-April 14th 1865


The Attack on Fort Sumter

April 12th 1861

The First Battle of Bull Run (Manssas)

July 21st 1861

The Monitor vs. The Merrimack

March 9th 1862

The Battle of Shiloh

April 6th 1862

2nd Battle of Bull Run

August 28th, 1862 - August 30th, 1862

The Battle of Antietam

September 17th 1862

Battle of Fredricksburg

December 11th, 1862

The Emancipation Proclamation

January 1st 1863

Battle of Chancellorsville

April 30th, 1863

Battle of Gettysburg

July 1st 1863 - July 3rd 1863

Fall of Vicksburg

July 4th 1863

The Capture of Atlanta

September 2nd, 1864

Abraham Lincoln is elected for his 2nd term

March 4th 1865

The South's Surrender at Appomatox

April 9th 1865

President Lincoln is assassinated

April 14th 1865