Civil War Battles

Atlanta

North had General William T. Sherman south had John B. Hood. It took place in Atlanta Georgia, July 22, 1864. The north won the battle. This battle led to Sherman’s March. The Union brought about 34,000 troops. The Confederates brought about 40,000 troops.


Sonofthesouth.net,. 'Sherman's March'. N.p., 2015. Web. 13 Mar. 2015.

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Antietam

North General was George McClellan South was Robert E. Lee. It was in Sharpsburg Maryland, Sept. 17 1862. The North Won the Battle. The Union brought about 87,000 troops. The Confederates brought about 45,000 troops.


Grand Pixels, www.grandpixels.com. 'Antietam Gallery | Civil War Reflections'. Vdutton.com. N.p., 2015. Web. 13 Mar. 2015.

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Appomattox Court House

North had General Ulysses S. Grant South had Robert E. Lee. It was in Appomattox County, April 9 1865. The North Won and the South surrendered. This was the last battle. The Union brought about 63,000 troops. The Confederates brought about 26,000 troops.


Encyclopedia Britannica,. 'Appomattox Court House | Building, Appomattox, Virginia, United States'. N.p., 2015. Web. 13 Mar. 2015.

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Fort Fisher

North had general Alfred Terry South had Robert Hoke. It was in Fort Fisher North Carolina, January 13-15, 1865. The Union won the battle. The Union brought about 9,600 troops. The Confederates brought about 1,900 troops.


Navyhistory.org,. 'Cracking Gibraltar: The Union Takes Fort Fisher (PART III) | Naval Historical Foundation'. N.p., 2015. Web. 13 Mar. 2015.

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Fort Sumter

North had general Robert Anderson the south had P.G.T Beauregard. Fort Sumter South Carolina, April 12 1861. The Confederates won the battle. It was the first battle of the war. The Union brought about 80 troops. The Confederates brought about 500 troops.


Nps.gov,. 'Fort Sumter National Monument (U.S. National Park Service)'. N.p., 2015. Web. 13 Mar. 2015.

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Gettysburg

North had General George G. Meade South had Robert E. Lee. It was in Gettysburg Pennsylvania, July 1-3 1863. The North won the battle. It was often referred to as the turning point in the war. The Union brought about 93,000 troops. The Confederates brought about 71,000.


History.com,. '7 Things You Should Know About The Battle Of Gettysburg'. N.p., 2015. Web. 13 Mar. 2015.

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Vicksburg

North had general Ulysses S. Grant south had John Pemberton. It was in Vicksburg Missisippi, May 18-July 4 1863. The north won the battle. This battle split up the Confederacy. The Union brought about 77,000 troops. The Confederates brought about 33,000 troops.


Verduyn, Lewis. 'Steamboat Times - Civil War 1'. Steamboattimes.com. N.p., 2015. Web. 13 Mar. 2015.

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