This officially began the Civil War because the formation of the Confederacy led to fighting between them and the Union
This was the first official act of aggression of the Civil War.
This battle gave the Union General Ulysses S. Grant the nickname, "Unconditional Surrender" Grant and this finished the capture of western Tennessee.
This was the bloodiest one day battle in the U.S.'s History. This battle left Lee in a perilous position.
This was the South's most costliest battle. By the end 10,000 Confederate soldiers were left dead.
The battle of Vicksburg finally granted Grant military fame. This victory made attacks to the North virtually impossible.
This was the most decisive battle in the war. Led to Pickett's Charge which left thousands dead.
Chattanooga was an important rail center in Tennessee. The battle of Chickamauga allowed the Union army to lay siege to the city of Chattanooga.
Freed all the Slaves that were not in the union. Gave incentive for the slaves to aid the Union troops occupying the Southern states.
Appomattox Court House, Virgina. Ended the War.