Civil War 1861–1865 Summary

  • Last updated on November 11, 2022

Civil War

Weapons, Tactics, and Strategies

Conscription

Censorship During the War

Justice During the War

U.S. Supreme Court During the War

Native American Combatants in the War

Women in the War

Campaigns, Battles, and Other Events

October, 1859: Harpers Ferry

April, 1861: Battle of Fort Sumter

July, 1861: First Battle of Bull Run

February, 1862: Battle of Fort Donelson

March, 1862: Monitor vs. Virginia

April, 1862: Battle of Shiloh

June-July, 1862: Seven Days’ Battles

August, 1862: Second Battle of Bull Run

September, 1862: Battle of Antietam

October, 1862: Battle of Corinth

December, 1862: Battle of Fredericksburg

May, 1863: Battle of Chancellorsville

July, 1863: Battles of Gettysburg and Vicksburg

September, 1863: Battle of Chickamauga

November, 1863: Battle of Chattanooga

May, 1864: Battle of the Wilderness

May, 1864: Battle of Spotsylvania Court House

June, 1864: Battle of Cold Harbor

June, 1864-April, 1865: Siege of Petersburg

November, 1864-April, 1865: Sherman’s March to the Sea

December, 1864: Battle of Savannah

December, 1864: Battle of Nashville

April, 1865: Surrender at Appomattox

Further Reading

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