Civil War- Union, Green; Confederate, Pink

Civil War

Civil War Begins

April 12, 1861

Union Surrenders at Fort Sumter

April 14, 1861

North Carolina Succeeds

May 20, 1861

General McDowell is replaced

July 18, 1861

First Battle of Bullrun

July 21, 1861

Moniter Vs. Merrimack

March 9, 1862

Union wins Battle of Shiloh

April 8, 1862 - April 9, 1862

Robert E. Lee Assumes Command

June 1, 1862

Second Battle of Bullrun

August 30, 1862

Battle of Antietam

September 17, 1862

Emancipation Proclamation

January 1, 1863

Stonewall Jackson Dies

May 10, 1863

Battle of Gettysburg

July 1, 1863 - July 4, 1863

Battle of Vicksburg

July 4, 1863

Battle of Chickamauga

September 19, 1863

Ulysses S. Grant takes charge

March 9, 1864

Battle of the Wilderness

May 4, 1864 - May 5, 1864

Battle of Spotsylvania

May 8, 1864 - May 12, 1864

Sherman Burns Atlanta

September 2, 1864

Battle of Nashville

December 15, 1864

13th Amendment Ends Slavery

January 31, 1865

Lincoln is Sworn in for a Second Term

March 4, 1865

Richmond Captured

April 2, 1865

Siege of Petersburg Ends

April 2, 1865

Lee Surrenders, War Ends

April 6, 1865