Civil war time line

Civil War

November 1860

November 1860

Abraham Lincoln was elected president.

December 20, 1860

December 20, 1860

South Carolina joins Confederate States.

February 1861

February 1861

The made Jefferson Davis "President".

February 1861

February 1861

The southern states make up the Confederate States of America.

April 12, 1861

April 12, 1861

The Civil war broke out. The Confederates attacked Fort Sumter.

July 21, 1861

July 21, 1861

The Confederates just won the battle of Bull Run.

June 1,1862

June 1,1862

The Confederates make Robert E. Lee general.

January 1, 1863

January 1, 1863

Slaves are free by a document called the Emancipation Proclamation.

May 4,1863

May 4,1863

General Lee won at Chancellorvill, Virgina.

July 4, 1863

July 4, 1863

The Unoin army won at Gettysburg and Vicksburg.

April 9, 1865

April 9, 1865

General Lee surendered at Appomatox court house.

April 15, 1865

April 15, 1865

President Lincoln was Shot by John Wilkes Booth.