The election was held on this date. It was served as the immediate impetus outbreak for the American civil war.
December 20, 1860
Formally withdrawing from a government/country/federation. South Carolina was the first state.
Abraham Lincoln's first inaugural address
March 4 1861
This speech was addressed to the people of the south. The message that was meant to be spread to succinctly state Lincoln's intended policies and desires toward that section.
First battle of bull run
July 21 1861
this was also known as the "first Manassas" . Was fought in Prince William Country, Virginia near the town Manassas. This was the first major land battle of the American civil war.
Battle of cheat mountain
September 12, 1861 - September 15, 1861
It was the first battle in the civil war in witch Robert E Lee led troops into combat.
Battle of Ironclades
March 8 1862 - March 9 1862
This was the most important navel battle of the American Civil War. It fought over a few days. This took place in Hampton roads.
The battle of Shiloh
April 6 1862 - April 7 1862
Was a major battle in the western theatre. Fought in southwestern Tennessee.
Battle of Antietam
September 17 1862
Was the first major battle in the American Civil War to take place on Union Soil. Also known as Battle of Sharpsburg.
January 1, 1863
Was an order issued to all segments of the Executive Branch to the United States.
Battle of Gettysburg
July 1 1863 - July 3 1863
This was the battle with the largest number of casualties in the American Civil War. This was often described as the wars turning point.
New York riots
July 13, 1863 - July 16, 1863
The riots were the largest civil insurrection in the American history. This took place in New York City
54th of Massachusetts attacks Fort Wagner
July 18 1863
At 8:15am union artillery opened fire from the south. Soon after that a fired was joined from eleven of Dahlgren's ships
November 19 1863
This is a speech given by President Abraham Lincoln. This speech was known as best in American history. This speech was delivered at the Dedication of the Soldiers National Cemetery in Gettysburg Pennsylvania
Grant named General-in-chief
March 2 1864
This looked at the important events related to the American civil war. It was fought between April 1861 and April 1865
Sherman's March to the Sea
November 15 1864 - December 21 1864
Sherman's March to the Sea is the name the was given to the Savannah Campaign. The campaign began with Sherman's troops leaving the captured city of Atlanta Georgia.
Lincoln's second inaugural address
March 4 1865
He delivered his second address as a president of the United States. At the time within days and slavery was near to end. Lincoln did not speak of any happiness, but of sadness.
Battle of Appomattox court house
April 9 1865
This was the final engagement of the confederate states army general Robert E. Lee's army of Northern Virginia before it surrendered to the Union Army under Lt. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant. One of the last battles of the American Civil War.
Assassination of Abraham Lincoln
United States President Abraham Lincoln was assassinated on Good Friday.