The starting battle of the Civil War. The Confederacy tried to take over Ft.Sumter, which was owned by the Union. The Confederates shot the first cannon.
Battle of Antietam
September 17, 1862 - September 18, 1862
It was a battle that took place at Sharpsburg, Maryland. It could have ended the Civil War.
January 1, 1863
Proclaimed that all slaves were free when the Union won the war. Signed by President Abraham Lincoln.
Suege of Vicksburg
May 18, 1863 - July 4, 1863
Final major military action of the Vicksburg Caampaign
Battle of Gettysburg
July 1 1863 - July 3 1863
The war that had the largest number of casualties
November 19, 1863
A speech given by Abraham Lincoln, in honor of the soldiers who died in the Civil War at the dedication of the Soldier's National Cemetry.
Surender at Appomattox
April 9, 1865
One of the last battles of the Civil War. Lee surrendered his army to Grant, and the resulting court broughthe Civil War to an end.
Assasination of Abraham Lincoln
April 14, 1865 - April 15, 1865
Abraham Lincoln was assainated while attending a play. He was killed by a man named John Wilkes Booth, who was upset at the loss of the Confederacy and wanted to revive it by killing the three most important people of the United States.