By: Lesly Moreno
Fort Sumter Battle
This battle occurred April 12, 1861. Confederate commander was P.G.T. Beauregard with 500 soldiers. Beauregard began this battle towards the Union The commander of the Union was Robert Anderson with 80 soldiers. The next night the Union decided to surrender and secede the area.
The Antietam Battle occurred at Maryland Campaign on September 16-18, 1862. This battle included many soldiers as in many deaths. Union commander was George B. McClellan with 87 thousand soldiers. Confederate commander was Robert E. Lee with 45 thousand soldiers. The union out numbered the confederate's which made them retreat and gave Abraham Lincoln a satisfaction to say "victory" even though their were 1,546 deaths including many captured or unknown deaths.
Vicksburg battle began May 18- July 4, 1863 with the Union commander Ulysses S. Grant and 77 thousand soldiers. The Confederate commander John C. Pemberton with 33 thousand soldiers. As the war went on the Confederate forces started to loose more soldiers that they had to surrender to the Union forces.
This battle occurred on July 1-3, 1863 at the Gettysburg Campaign. Union commander was George G. Medea with 93,921 soldiers. The Confederate commander was Robert E. Lee with 71,699 soldiers. Gettysburg battle was the second invasion Robert E. Lee performed after his first victory in Virginia. Unfortunately their were more then 7 thousand killed during this battle adding to many soldiers missing or wounded.
Sherman's March to Sea (Atlanta)
Sherman's March to Sea began on November 15 to July 21, 1864. General William T. Sherman led around 60,000 soldiers on a long March of 285 miles from Atlanta, Georgia to Savannah, Georgia. During this March the soldiers burned down houses and stole food. After this violent battle, General William T. Sherman had victory.
Fort Fisher Battle
This battle began January 13-15, 1865 in New Hanover, North Carolina. The Union Commanders was named Alfred H. Terry and David Dixon Porter. The Confederate Commanders were Braxton Bragg and Robert F. Hoke. This war was very ironic because, the Confederate's wanted to win and had many things planned to have victory. Commander Robert Hoke's had most of the failure because he was the last hit. The Union had Victory which opened up a federal thrust against Wilmington, the South's last seaport.
Appomattox Court House
This battle occurred April 9, 1865 on Appomattox Campaign. The Union commander was Ulysses S. Grant and the Confederate commander was Robert E. Lee. The confederate was cut off by all the Union soldiers. The Confederate Commander Robert E. Lee surrendered to the Union. Which made it another Union Victory