A timeline of the civil war

Lee then renames his force the Army of Northern Virginia.

The Civil War

Jan 11, Alabama secedes from the Union. November 8,…President Abraham Lincoln is reelected by a landslide even carrying the states of Tennessee and Louisiana. Hood who resigned a month earlier. The Union victory weakened the Confederate hold on the state.

November 1, - President Lincoln appoints McClellan as general-in-chief of all Union forces after the resignation of the aged Winfield Scott. April 15, President Lincoln issues a public declaration that an insurrection exists and calls for 75, militia to stop the rebellion.

At Savannah, his troops will take Fort McAllister and force Confederate defenders to evacuate the city.

The war is over. September 1, Fall of Atlanta, Georgia. General Grant keeps the pressure on Lee, but will lose so many men on the secondary charges at Cold Harbor, Virginia that he will later state those Union charges were regretable. The city is a hub of railroad lines that support the Confederate Army.

Army officer, as president. Quantrill leads a guerilla raid on Lawrence, Kansas; civilian casualties. Congress authorizes a call formen. Grant andtroops march south toward Richmond, the Confederate capital. Grant makes a series of tactical mistakes that result in the deaths of 7, Union in 20 minutes.

July 11,…Major General Henry W. The military will use fixed bayonets and end the riot on July 16th. Sherman will be Commanding the Western Union Army. June 20, At the culmination of the Wheeling Convention, the region that composed the northwestern counties of Virginia broke away from that state to form West Virginia, officially designated and accepted as the thirty fifth state of the Union on June 20, A Confederate defeat, the battle resulted in Union occupation of eastern North Carolina and control of Pamlico Sound, to be used as Northern base for further operations against the southern coast.

Mar 4, Lincoln is sworn in for his second term as President of the United States. The end of the era of wooden ships. A daring raid that brought The War closer to home for the Vermont town folk. Monitor against the C.

Gettysburg July- The tide of war turns against the South as the Confederates are defeated at the Battle of Gettysburg in Pennsylvania. March 3, Conscription, or the drafting of soldiers into military service, begins in the North.

Meanwhile, the Union assault on Vicksburg, Mississippi has become a siege of the city where soldiers and civilians alike suffer from constant bombardment. May 18, Siege of Vicksburg, Mississippi begins. Lovejoy in Alton, Illinois. April 15,…President Abraham Lincoln dies at 7: Feb 1, Texas secedes from the Union.

Episode One —55 Anti-slavery northerners found the Republican Party. The lost of this southern fort on the Tennessee River opened the door to Union control of the river. He drives Jubal Early from the lower Shenandoah Valley for good. Grant is appointed Commander of all Union Armies.

Engraving of the Battle The Monitor at dock, showing damage from the battle. Jackson earns the nickname "Stonewall," as his brigade resists Union attacks. Jun 1, Robert E. Kirby Smith, commander of the Trans-Mississippi Department of the Confederacy signs surrender terms offered by the Union Army after 3 days of negotiations at Galveston,Texas.

Lee surrenders at Appomattox Court House, Virginia. The Thirteenth Amendment abolishing slavery is passed by Congress. On April 12, the Army of Northern Virginia formally surrenders and is disbanded.

April 8, …The Thirteenth Amendment to the U.From July 1st to July 4th, the Union Army under General Meade defeats Robert E. Lee's Confederate Army at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.

One of the bloodiest battles of the. Colonel Elmer E. Ellsworth is killed by a local innkeeper and is the first officer to die in the war. He becomes a martyr for the North. May The American Civil War timeline provides fast information via the timeline which highlights the key dates and major historical significance in a fast information format.

Civil War Timeline

Specific information can be seen at a glance with concise and accurate details of this historical event of American significance. The Civil War begins. Fort Sumter after its capture, showing damage from the Rebel bombardment of over shells and now flying the Rebel "Stars and Bars" - April 14, April 15, - President Lincoln issues a Proclamation calling for 75, militiamen, and summoning a special session of Congress for July 4.

Below is a comprehensive English Civil War timeline, featuring the events leading up to the war, the most important battles, and the events signaling the end of the war.

13th June King Charles Marries King Charles I married Henrietta Maria, daughter of Henry IV of France at St Augustine’s. Summary Of Events and Dates Of The American Civil War The Civil War was fought from April to April Civil War January: The South Secedes. Immediately after Abraham Lincoln is elected President, South Carolina calls a state convention to remove itself from the United States of America.

South Carolina is quickly followed .

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