Civil War Project
John molyneux & Trinity forney
Fort Sumter april, 12, 1861
#1 On April 10, 1861, Brig. Gen. Beauregard, in command of the provisional Confederate forces at Charleston, South Carolina, demanded the surrender of the Union garrison of Fort Sumter in Charleston Harbor.
#2 Garrison commander Anderson refused. On April 12, Confederate batteries opened fire on the fort, which was unable to reply effectively.
#3 At 2:30 pm, April 13, Major Anderson surrendered Fort Sumter, evacuating the garrison on the following day.
#4 The bombardment of Fort Sumter was the opening engagement of the American Civil War.
Battle of Anteitam sept, 17, 1862
Battle of Vicksburg May, 18 - July, 4, 1863
Battle of Gettysburg july, 1-3, 1863
Appomattox Courthouse april, 9, 1865
Assassination of Lincoln april, 15, 1863
Dred Scott vs. Stanford
John C. Calhoun
1861 - 1865
America’s bloodiest clash, the sectional conflct of the Civil War (1861-65) pitted the Union against the Confederate States of America and resulted in the death of more than 620,000, with millions more injured.