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  • Major battles of
    The civil war
    By: Ashley Settles
  • Fort Sumter
    The Battle at Fort Sumter was the first time the South indicated they were willing to fight for federal property. While there were no casualties it was a definite threat to the North who surrendered Fort Sumter. Both sides began to see that the conflict would not be solved without bloodshed.
    Location: Charleston, South Carolina
    Victory: Union army
    Date: April 12–13, 1861
    Total Casualties: none
  • First Battle of Bull Run
    Also known as First Manassas
    Location: Manassas, Virginia
    Victory: Confederates
    Date: July 21, 1861
    Total Casualties: 4,878
    The First battle of bull run was caused when the Union army went offensive and attacked the confederates. Despite General-in-Chief Winfield Scotts argument that his troops were not adequately trained, public pressure was finally getting to him. On July 21st, 1861, he commanded General Irvin McDowell to attack the confederates leading to a Confederate victory. The Civil War had begun!
  • Battle of Shiloh
    The battle of shiloh was the first major battle of the Civil War. Up to this time, it became the bloodiest day and the bloodiest two days in American history. While there was a Union victory, both sides realized how bloody the war was going to be.
    Also known as theBattle of Pittsburg Landing
    Location: Pittsburg Landing, Tennessee
    Victory: Union army
    Date: April 6-7, 1862
    Total Casualties: 23,746
  • Battle of Antietam
    More Americans died on September 17, 1862, than on any other day in the nation's military history. McClellan’s performance was looked down upon by many and many blamed him for such a big confederate loss. He was eventually moved from command. The victory gave Lincoln confidence and soon after he established the emancipation proclamation.
    Location: Antietam Creek, Maryland
    Victory: Union army
    Date: September 17, 1862
    Total Casualties: 3,650
  • Siege of Vicksburg
    The Union attacked Vicksburg in attempts to gain control of ports it had along the Mississippi River. Not only did the Union army pull off a victory, the Confederates also surrendered the city to the Union.
    Location: Vicksburg, Mississippi
    Victory: Union army
    Date: May 19-July 4, 1863
    Total Casualties: 35,825
  • Battle of
    Gettysburg
    Led by George Meade, the Battle of Gettysburg was the largest and most costly battle in American history. It is now known as the turning point of the Civil War for the Union Army. Despite the numerous casualties, the Union was finally able to see a close end to the war.
    Location: Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
    Victory: Union army
    Date: July 1-3, 1863
    Total Casualties: 51,112
  • Bibliography
    http://library.thinkquest.org/3055/graphics/battles/bullrun.html
    http://blueandgraytrail.com/event/Important_Battles_of_the_Civil_War
    http://www.historycentral.com/CivilWar/
    http://www.civilwarhome.com/Battles.htm
    http://www.teacheroz.com/Civil_War_Battles.htm
    http://www.sonofthesouth.net/leefoundation/battle-fort-sumter.htm
    http://americancivilwar.com/getty.html