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The Civil War Timeline

Shows what special events went on in the Civil War and when they happened.
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Allyson Morgret

on 13 May 2010

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Transcript of The Civil War Timeline

The Civil War! Battle of Antietam (September 17, 1862).
This battle was the most violent battle fought, with nearly 26,000 casualties; injured and killed men. Emancipation Proclamation in effect (January 1, 1862).
This was the speech that President Abe Lincoln gave to free the slaves, and the Civil War was then and done. Battle of Chancellorsville (May 1-4, 1863).
In this battle, General Stonewall Jackson was severely injured. Death of General Stonewall Jackson
(May 10, 1863).
His death affected his troops very personally,
because he was one of the most well-know generals. Battle of Gettysburg
(July 1-3, 1863).
The battle of Gettysburg was a well-
known battle. It was the battle that set
off the Confederates after the Union's
victory. Southern Army Surrenders at Vicksburg,
Mississippi (July 4, 1863).
This was the last major
act in Vicksburg done
by the army so it was
an important event. Ulysses S. Grant: promoted to Lieutenant General/command of all Union armies (March 1, 1864).
He was a major part of the army, and he was one of the most known generals.
He was one of the best at his job, too. Battle of the Wilderness, Spotsylvania, and Cold Harbor
(May 4 - June 12, 1864).
These were the bloodiest bat-
tles in the Civil War, therefore some of the most casualties occured in these battles. Siege of Petersburg, Virginia (June 9, 1864).
This battle
was nick-
named "the
battle of old
men and
young boys,"
because many of the men were from the infantry and cavalry from either side; some were old while some were very young. William Sherman's end march to sea in Georgia (December 21, 1864). Robert E. Lee surrenders to Ulysses S. Grant at Appomattox, VA
(April 9, 1865).
This event
ended the
Civil War. His march to the sea lasted about 4 weeks,
resulted in the army killing livestock of the
southerners, killing crops, and many other
destructiveness went on.
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