First battle of the civil war.
First battle between two ironclad ships. It was a draw.
Bloodiest one day battle in American history.
Siege --> the north gained control of the Mississippi river and split the CSA (Anaconda plan).
Bloodiest battle in American history (as far as american deaths).
Was a series of many battles, all of which Sherman won. The battle of Atlanta was important (saved Lincoln the election of 1864) and he burned the city to the ground after he won that cause 100 million dollars in damages. He brought the war to the southern people.