Civil War Timeline

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The Start of the Civil War April; 12, 1861

April 12, 1861

Battle of Fredricksburg, December 11-15, 1862

December 11, 1862

President Lincoln Signs the Emancipation Proclamation; January 1, 1863

January 1, 1863

Battle of Chancellorsville; Robert E. Lee beats Fighting Joe; May 1-5 1863

May 1, 1863

Stonewall Jackson Dies of wounds from Chancellorsville; May 10,1863

May 10, 1863

The Battle of Brandy Station, The Largest Cavalry Battle; June 9,1863

June 9,1863

The Battle of Gettysburg; July 1-3, 1863

July 1, 1863

Vicksburg is surrendered to Ulysses S. Grant; July 4,1863

July 4, 1863

Lee withdraws back to Virginia and Meade Follows; July 4-13, 1863

July 4, 1863

David Wills suggested the Soldiers' National Cemetery; July 24,1863

July 24, 1863

The Battle of Chickamauga; September 19, 1863

September 19, 1863

The Soldiers' National Cemetery is opened; November 18,1863

November 18, 1863

The Battle of Chattanooga; November 23-25, 1863

November 23, 1863

The end of the Civil War; April 9, 1865

April 9, 1865

President Abe Lincoln is Shot and killed; April 14,1865

April 14,1865