Civil War & Lee Timeline

Civil War Timeline

Dredd Scott Decision---Dredd isn't free

March 6 1857

500,000 Free Africans live in the United States

1860

Lincoln is elected

November 6, 1860

Civil War Begins

April 12 1861

Confederate soldiers attack Fort Sumter

April 14 1861

Lee choses to fight for the confederacy

April 19, 1861

Battle of Bullrun was 1st major land battle

July 21 1861

Battle of Shiloh

April 8 1862 - April 9 1862

Africans can enlist in the army

July 17 1862

Battle of Antietam

September 17 1862

Lee leads battle of Fredricksburg

December 11 1862 - December 15 1862

Battle of Gettysburg

July 1 1863

Vicksburg battle under Grant's lead

July 4 1863

Lincoln gives Gettysburg address

November 19 1863

Savannah Georgia fell to union troops

December 21 1864

4 million slaves are free

1865

13th amendment passed

January 31 1865

Lee surrenders

April 9 1865

Lincoln is assasinated

April 17 1865