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Major Battles of the Civil War


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Battle of Vicksburg
May 18-July 4, 1863- The Union completed the Anaconda plan by taking control of the Mississippi River and hurting Confederate Army greatly. Also the turning point of the war.
Battle of Gettysburg
July 1-3, 1863 The Confederate's last attempt at fighting in the North and the turning point of the war.
Monitor vs. Merrimack
March 9, 1862- First Battle of Full Ironclad Ships, started new type of warfare.
Battle of Fort Sumter
This was the first battle of the civil war that took place April 12, 1861
Appomattox Court House
Robert E. Lee surrenders to Ulysses S. Grant on April 9, 1865 officially ending the Civil War.
Battle of Antietam
September 17, 1862- The Single Bloodiest Battle of the Civil War.
Battle of Shiloh
April 6-7, 1862- The two most deadly Battle of the Civil War.
Sherman's March to the Sea
Nov. 15 - Dec. 21, 1864- Sherman marched from Atlanta to Savannah, Georgia destroying everything in his path.
Battle of Bull Run
July 21, 1861 - First major Battle of the Civil War and let both sides know that the war would be a long one.
Seven Days' Battle
June 25-July 1, 1862- Confederate Army pushed back the Union Army.