Significant Battles of the
American Civil War.
Battle of Bull Run
Battle of Hampton Roads: The Ironclads
The Battle Antietam Creek
life. No other single day of American history before or since has been so deadly.Lastly, but most importantly, the small victory that Lincoln could claim for the battle of Antietam was enough for him to issue the Emancipation Proclamation.
The battle of Siege of Vicksburg
This battle was fought on May 18 - July 4, 1863 in Mississippi. With the loss of Pemberton’s army and this vital stronghold on the Mississippi, the Confederacy was effectively split in half. Grant's successes in the West boosted his reputation, leading ultimately to his appointment as General-in Chief of the Union armies.