← Civil War Battle: Everything (Verbatim) Export Options Alphabetize Word-Def Delimiter Tab Comma Custom Def-Word Delimiter New Line Semicolon Custom Data Copy and paste the text below. It is read-only. Select All Gettysburg: Place Pennsylvania Gettysburg: Date July 1st-3rd, 1863 Gettysburg: Leaders North = Meade South = Lee Gettysburg: Description 40k causalities. Lee is defeated. Pickett's charge = 15k men in one wave. Charge was disaster 10k die in the wave. Meade did NOT pursue. Bull Run: Place Virginia Bull Run: Date July 21st 1861 Bull Run: Leaders N = McDowell S = Beauregard Bull Run: Description Union retreats; McDowell replaced with McClellan, first major land battle of Civil War Antietam: Place Maryland Antietam: Date September 17, 1862 Antietam: Leaders N = McClellan S = Lee Antietam: Description N. had 100k men. S. had 50k men. 24k casualties. Standoff (Union Victory)----kept England out of war and Emancipation Proclamation, Bloodiest battle of war Battle of Spotsylvania Court House: Place Virginia Battle of Spotsylvania Court House: Date May 8-21, 1864 Battle of Spotsylvania Court House: Leaders N = Grant S = Lee Battle of Spotsylvania Court House: Description Inconclusive; no real victor: over 28k casualties Lee inflicted heavy losses on the Union Army, but Grant kept moving forward. Appomattox Court House: Place Virginia Appomattox Court House: Date April 9th, 1865 Appomattox Court House: Leaders N = Grant S = Lee Appomattox Court House: Description Result, Union victory of war; surrender of the Army of Northern Virginia Vicksburg: Place Mississippi Vicksburg: Date May 22-July 4, 1863 Vicksburg: Leaders N = Grant S = Pemberton Vicksburg: Description 47 days of siege, Grant attacked rear, 2nd goal achieved; yielded command of the Mississippi River to the Union Forces Shiloh: Place Tennessee Shiloh: Date April, 1862 Shiloh: Leaders N = Grant S = S. Johnston Shiloh: Description Grant led charge & confederates retreats. 24k dead from both, S. Johnston dies from stray bullet Chancellorsville: Place Virginia Chancellorsville: Date May, 1863 Chancellorsville: Leaders N = Hooker S = Lee & Jackson Chancellorsville: Description Confederates win battle. (Stonewall) Jackson shot by friendly fire. Lee decides to invade north Second Battle of Bull Run: Place Virginia Second Battle of Bull Run: Date August, 28-30 1862 Second Battle of Bull Run: Leaders N = Pope S = Lee Second Battle of Bull Run: Description Confederates win battle Pope was relieved of command on September 12, 1862 Atlanta: Place Georgia Atlanta: Date July 22, 1864 Atlanta: Leaders N= Sherman S= Hood Atlanta: Description March to Savanna, then to the north, "...the utter destruction of its roads, houses and people will cripple their military resources." -Sherman Chattanooga: Place Tennessee Chattanooga: Date Nov. 23-25 1863 Chattanooga: Leaders North = Grant South = Bragg Chattanooga: Description Union victory puts most of Tennessee into Northern hands. 3months later Grant is named General in Chief. Franklin: Place Tennessee Franklin: Date Nov. 30 1864 Franklin: Leaders N = Schofield S = Hood Franklin: Description The fierce battle of Hood's Tennessee Campaign failed to draw Sherman from Georgia. U: 2300 C: 6,300 casualties Chickamauga: Place Georgia Chickamauga: Date Sept. 19-20, 1863 Chickamauga: Leaders N= Rosecrans S= Bragg Chickamauga: Description This major Southern victory trapped Rosecrans at Chattanooga but once again the South failed to take advantage. Perryville: Place Kentucky Perryville: Date Oct. 8, 1862 Perryville: Leaders N = Buell S = Lee Perryville: Description General Bragg, the Confederate commander in Tennessee, suddenly invaded Kentucky. Neither side could claim victory, but the South could not afford casualties; Confederates retreat Wilderness: Place Virginia Wilderness: Date May 5-6, 1864 Wilderness: Leaders N = Grant S = Lee Wilderness: Description Union Victory: Grant had superior forces, supply lines, replacement troops, and a boldness to match Lee's. Heavy losses failed to halt Grants progress southward.