United states Civil War

CW Timline

on May 21, 1856, a group of Border Ruffians entered the Free-State

1856

1857 constitutional convention was convened, which the "Lecompton Constitution"

1857

in 1858, where Border Ruffians killed five Free State men.

1858

In mid-1859, the Wyandotte Constitution was drafted

1859

The election of 1860 was one of the most unusual in American history.

1860

The war began when Confederate warships bombarded Union soldiers at Fort Sumter

1861

The issuance of Emancipation Proclamation in September 1862, African were free

1862

The Battle of Brandy Station was fought June 9, 1863

1863

The last full year of campaigning in the east begins with Federal forces in 1864

1864

surrender at Appomattox Courthouse

1865