The American Civil War
Battle of Fort Sumpter
Battle of Bull Run
The Battle of Bull Run was the first battle in Civil War. It was fought on July 21, 1861 in Manassas, Virginia. This battle was a turning point for the Civil War. The Norths Union Army quickly realized that they weren't going to win the war quickly and easily. The Union had 2,896 casualties and the Confederacy had 1,982.
Battle of Hampton Roads
Battle of Shiloh
Battle of Antietam
The Battle of Vicksburg
faced each other and almost 24,000 ended as casualties. General Grant described the war saying "it would have been possible to walk across the clearing in any direction stepping on dead bodies without a foot touching the ground." Pemberton’s Army loss and the Confederacy was effectively split in half. Grant's successes in the West boosted his reputation. He was later appointed as General and Chief of the Union Armies.
Sherman's March to the Sea
Savannah, along with those of the other Union commanders were
the beginning of the end for the Confederacy.