Civil War Timeline

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Lincoln Elected President

December 11, 1860

Civil War Starts

April 12, 1861

First Battle of Bull Run

July 21, 1861

Battle of Antietam

September 17, 1862

Gettysburg Battle

July 1, 1863

Gettysburg Address

November 19, 1863

Ulysses S. Grant Appointed Commander-In-Chief

March 9, 1864

Lincoln Re-elected

November 8, 1864

Appomattox Courthouse

April 9, 1865

Lincoln Assassinated

April 14, 1865

Confederates Surrender

May 26, 1865