Outcome Significant Point
1 Fort Sumter April, 1861
Confederacy demanded that the Union surrender
the fort, since the fort was now Confederate
Lincoln was requested to send troops and supplies.
The Union refused to give up the fort, so the
Confederacy opened fire on them.
This was the battle that led to the Civil War.
No casualties during the battle.
2 Skirmish at
Union Victory Col. George A. Porterfield's was in charge of
virginia. he didn't have experienced officers.
He was attacked by a union General, George B. Mc
Clellan was going to attack him. The union General
attacked him, but he had already gone away. This
was the first victory for the North.
3 Battle of Big
General Butler attacked the rebels at Big Bethel. He
sent two columns to diliver an attack on the rebels
However the rebels were alarmed and the fired
back. Later on General Butler's
4 First Battle of
Poorly prepared Union army led by Irving
McDowell marched against and fired on
Confederate forces were at first driven back, but
reinforcements came up behind Jackson and broke
the Union flank, driving the Union army back.
Thomas Jackson earned his nickname, “Stonewall".
5 Battle of Fort
Union Victory a union General, General Ulysses Grant got an
approval from General Hallec, in order to take over
A General of the Confederate Army, Gen.
Tilghman was Brave and Courageous.
His goals were to secure Fort Henry and Fort
Donelson. Although he wasn't a quitter, he was
Finally he surrended Fort Henry to the unioun
6 Capture of
Union Victory The Union Army, led by Capt. Stephen C. Rowan's
went into Elizabeth city with his gun boats.
They fired at and subdued Confederate Capt.
William F. Lynch forces there. The CSS Clack
was extremely damaged from the attack.
7 Shiloh April, 1862
Union Victory 2 day battle; Ulysses Grant marched toward
Corinth, MS; General Albert S. Johnston gathered
troops to halt his advance.
Grant stopped and gathered reinforcements;
then Johnston attacked,surprising the Union. It was
a very bloody battle.
Grant’s troops won, but both sides suffered many
8 Second Battle of
9 Harpers Ferry September,
10Battle of Antietam September,
12Battle of Stones
The victory of the battle rose
up the Union's moral.
14Vicksburg May-July, 1863
The Union army laid siege on
Confederate army in
forced some of the city people
to live in caves to avoid being
virtually split in
half the Confederate army;
known as one of the most
brilliant campaigns in the war
15Gettysburg July, 1863
Robert E. Lee’s troops attacked the
Union army in Gettysburg,
but on the third day they were driven
massive three day battle;
Pickett’s Charge cut the Union line,
the Confederates were driven back;
Lee’s wounded was a trail of fourteen
miles; turn-around for the Union
General Thomas Ewing of the Union,
was trying to stop William C.
Quantrill and his guerrilla.
He got into Kansas City and began to
arrest people that he felt were helping
Quantril and his guerrilla.
He kept the in a prison cell in Kansas,
however the prison collapsed and
some people were killed,
and some of them were injured.
When Quantrill heard this, he was
outraged, and he set out to
Lawrence, Kansas, to destroy and kill
people there as an answer.
The Confederates didn't gain
any profit from the battle
because the Union army
just went and retreated back
to Chattanooga and had time
Confederate soldiers were
under General Braxton
Union soldiers were under
General Rosecrans and
19Battle of Cold
Grant ordered attack on the
Harbor line and he
commented that the attack
was the only regret he had.
Union General James
Morton died as one the