American Civil War


This is a simple timeline of the events and battles that effected the American Civil War.   If you wish to learn more I suggest you read “Daily Life in Civil War America, by Dorothy Denneen Volo &  James M. Volo”, ” Hardtack and Coffee, by John D. Billings”, ” Inside the Army of the Potomac The Civil War Experience of Captain Francis Adams Donaldson, by J. Gregory Acken”, “A Diary From Dixie, by Mary Boykin Chesnut” & ” The Civil War Chronicle, by J.Matthew Gallman, Eric Foner, David Rubel & Russell Shorto”.

Via: American Civil War | Library of Congress | History Place

CLICK HERE TO VIEW A LIST OF EVENTS

1859
October 1859 John Brown is seized by Federals
October 16,1859 John Brown attacks Harpers Ferry Virginia Armory
December 1859 John Brown is tried, convicted & hanged
1860
November 1860 Lincoln wins electron for president
December 18,1860 The Crittenden Compromise
1861
January 1861 The South Secedes.
February 11, 1861 Lincoln’s Springfield Farewell
February 18, 1861 Jefferson Davis Inaugurated
February 22, 1861 Lincoln speaks at Independence Hall
March 4, 1861 Lincoln’s first Inauguration
March 9, 1861 Address of George Williamson to the Texas Secession Convention
March 11, 1861 Confederate Constitution.
April 12 -14, 1861 Bombardment of Fort Sumter- Confederates fire at the fort SC
April 15, 1861 Lincoln calls for troops- 75,000 U.S. troops D.C.
April 19, 1861 Lincoln passes proclamation- Blockade of the Confederate Coast
April 19, 1861 Baltimore Riots- between troops & civilians
May 10, 1861 Battle of St. Louis MO
May 18-19, 1861 Sewell’s Point
May 29-June 1, 1861 Aquia Creek
June 1861 West Virginia Is Born.
June 3, 1861 Skirmish of Philippi / Philippi Races VA
June 10, 1861 Battle of Big Bethel (Bethel Church) VA
June 17, 1861 Skirmish of Boonville MO
July 2, 1861 Hoke’s Run / Falling Waters / Hainesville
July 5, 1861 Carthage
July 11, 1861 Battle of Rich Mountain WV
July 13, 1861 Battle of Carrick’s Ford (Corrick’s) WV
July 18, 1861 Blackburn’s Ford (Bull Run )
July 21, 1861 Battle of First Manassas or First Bull Run VA
July – Nov. 1861 A Blockade of the South.
August 1, 1861 Baylor claims New Mexico
August 6, 1861 The First Confiscation Act- is signed by Lincoln
August 10, 1861 Battle at Wilson’s Creek ( Oak Hills ) MO
August 26, 1861 Kessler’s Cross Lanes
August 27-28, 1861 Hatteras Inlet Batteries / Fort Clark / Fort Hatteras
August 28, 1861 Surrender of Fort Hatteras
September 2, 1861 Dry Wood Creek / Battle of the Mules
September 3, 1861 Pillow invades Kentucky
September 10, 1861 Battle of Carnifex Ferry WV
September 11, 1861 Cheat Mountain
September 12-15 1861 Cheat Mountain Summit
Sep. 13-20, 1861 Battle of the Hemp Bales | Lexington MO
September 17, 1861 Liberty / Blue Mills Landing
September 19, 1861 Barbourville
September 20, 1861 The Siege of Lexington
October 3, 1861 Greenbrier River / Camp Bartow
October 9, 1861 Santa Rosa Island
October 21, 1861 Camp Wildcat / Wildcat Mountain
October 21, 1861 Fredericktown
October 21, 1861 Battle of Ball’s Bluff – Harrison’s Island ( Leesburg ) VA
October 25, 1861 Springfield / Zagonyi’s Charge
October 29, 1861 Sherman Moves-Hampton Roads Virginia
November 7, 1861 Battle of Port Royal Sound SC
November 7, 1861 Battle of Belmont MO
Nov. 8-9, 1861 Ivy Mountain / Ivy Creek / Ivy Narrows
Nov. 8 – Dec. 1861 The Trent Affair
November 19, 1861 Round Mountain
December 9, 1861 Chusto-Talasah / Caving Banks
December 13, 1861 Camp Allegheny / Allegheny Mountain
December 20, 1861 Dranesville
December 26, 1861 Chustenahlah
December 17, 1861 Rowlett’s Station / Woodsonville / Green River
December 28, 1861 Mount Zion Church
1862
January 3, 1862 Cockpit Point / Freestone Point
January 5-6, 1862 Hancock / Romney Campaign
January 8, 1862 Roan’s Tan Yard / Silver Creek
January 10, 1862 Middle Creek
January 14, 1862 Frederick Douglas speaks at Philadelphia PA
January 19, 1862 Battle of Logan’s Cross-Roads / Fishing Creek / Mill Springs KY
February 6, 1862 Fort Henry fall to Gen. Grant
February 8, 1862 Battle of Roanoke Island / Fort Huger NC
Feb. 12-16, 1862 Fort Donelson fall to Gen. Grant
Feb. 20-21, 1862 Battle of Val Verde NM
February 25, 1862 Nashville is first Confederate state
capital to fall to Union forces
February 26, 1862 The Legal Tender Act
Feb. 28-Apr. 8, 1862 New Madrid
March 1862 Shenandoah Campaign- Stonewall Jackson for 3 month
March 7-8, 1862 Battle of Pea Ridge (Elkhorn Tavern ) AR
March 8-9, 1862 Battle in Hampton Roads (Battle of the Ironclads) VA
March 14, 1862 New Berne
March 17, 1862 Peninsular Campaign Begins
March 23, 1862 Battle of Kernstown VA
Mar.23-Apr.26, 1862 Fort Macon
March 26-28, 1862 Battle of Glorieta Pass NM
April 5-May 4, 1862 Yorktown
April 6-7, 1862 Battle of Shiloh / Pittsburg Landing TN
April 10-11, 1862 Battle of Fort Pulaski SC
April 16, 1862 Confederate Conscription Act
April 16, 1862 Congress abolish slavery in D.C
April 16-28, 1862 Fort Jackson / Fort St. Philip
April 19, 1862 South Mills / Camden
Apr. 24–May 1, 1862 New Orleans- falls to federal army
Apr.29-June10, 1862 Siege of Corinth or First Battle of Corinth MS
May 5, 1862 Battle of Williamsburg / Fort Magruder VA
May 7, 1862 Eltham’s Landing Barhamsville / West Point
May 8, 1862 Jackson’s Vallery Campaign
May 8, 1862 McDowell / Sitlington’s Hill
May 10,1862 Naval Engagement Fort Pillow Tennessee
May 15, 1862 Drewry’s Bluff / Fort Darling / Fort Drewry
May 15-17, 1862 Princeton Courthouse / Actions at Wolf Creek
May 20, 1862 Homestead Act
May 23, 1862 Battle of Front Royal / Guard Hill / Cedarville VA
May 25, 1862 Battle of Winchester / Bowers Hill VA
May 27, 1862 Battle of Hanover Court House / Slash Church VA
May 31-June 1, 1862 Battle of Seven Pines / Fair Oaks Station VA
Summer 1862 McClellan’s Peninsular campaign falls
June 5, 1862 Tranter’s Creek
June 6, 1862 Memphis
June 7-8, 1862 Chattanooga
June 8, 1862 Battle of Cross Keys VA
June 9, 1862 Battle of Port Republic VA
June 16, 1862 Battle of Secessionville / Ft. Lamar / James Island SC
June 17, 1862 Saint Charles
June 21, 1862 Simmon’s Bluff
June 25, 1862 Seven Days Campaign
June 25, 1862 Oak Grove French’s Field / King’s School House
June 26, 1862 Battle of Mechanicsville (Beaver Dam Creek / Ellerson’s Mill ) VA
June 25- July1, 1862 The Seven Days’ Battles (Battle of Seven Days) VA
June 27, 1862 Battle of Gaines’ Mill / First Cold Harbor VA
June 27-28, 1862 Garnett’s Farm / Golding’s Farm
June 29, 1862 Battle of Savage’s Station VA
June 30, 1862 Battle of White Oak Swamp VA
June 30, 1862 Glendale / Frayser’s Farm / Riddell’s Shop
June 30-July 1, 1862 Tampa
July 1, 1862 Battle of Malvern Hill / Poindexter’s Farm VA
July 1, 1862 Battle of Booneville MS
July 1, 1862 Pacific Railroad Act
July 2, 1862 Morrill Act
July 7, 1862 Hill’s Plantation / Cache River / Cotton Plant
July 13, 1862 Murfreesboro
August 5, 1862 Baton Rouge / Magnolia Cemetery
August 6-9, 1862 Kirksville
August 9, 1862 Battle of Cedar Mountain / Slaughter’s Mountain / Cedar Run VA
August 11, 1862 Independence
August 15-16, 1862 Lone Jack
August 20-22, 1862 Fort Ridgely
August 22-25, 1862 Rappahannock Station / Waterloo Bridge
August 25-27,1862 Manassas Station Operations
August 28, 1862 Battle of Groveton VA
August 28, 1862 Thoroughfare Gap / Chapman’s Mill
August 29-30, 1862 Battle of Second Manassas or Second Bull Run VA
August 29-30, 1862 Battle of Richmond KY
September 1, 1862 Battle of Chantilly / Ox Hill VA
September 4, 1862 Army of northern Virginia crosses Potomac river to invade MD
Sept. 13-15, 1862 Battle at Harpers Ferry WV
Sept. 14, 1862 Battle of South Mountain (Crampton Gap, Turner Gap, Fox Gap) MD
Sept. 14-17, 1862 Battle of Munfordville / Green River Bridge KY
Sept. 17-18, 1862 Battle of Antietam (Sharpsburg) MD
Sept. 19, 1862 Lee Begins to retreat into Virginia
Sept. 19, 1862 Iuka
Sept. 19-20, 1862 Battle of Boteler’s Ford (Shepherdstown / Blackford’s Ford ) WV
September 23, 1862 Wood Lake
Sept. 24-25, 1862 Sabine Pass
September 30, 1862 Newtonia
October 1-3, 1862 St. John’s Bluff
October 3-4, 1862 Second Battle of Corinth MS
October 4, 1862 Galveston
October 5, 1862 Hatchie’s Bridge / Davis Bridge / Matamora
October 8, 1862 Battle of Perryville KY
October 22, 1862 Old Fort Wayne / Beaty’s Prairie
October 27, 1862 Georgia Landing / Labadieville / Texana
November 7, 1862 Clark’s Mill / Vera Cruz
November 28, 1862 Battle of Cane Hill / Boston Mountains AK
December 7, 1862 Hartsville
December 7, 1862 Battle of Prairie Grove / Fayetteville AK
December 11, 1862 Federal Pontoon Bridges at Fredericksburg. Nathan Bedford
forest begins raid from Columbia, TN.
December 13, 1862 Battle of Fredericksburg I / Marye’s Heights VA
December 14, 1862 Kinston
December 16, 1862 White Hall / Whitehall / White Hall Ferry
December 17, 1862 Goldsborough Bridge
December 18, 1862 Battle of Lexington TN
December 19, 1862 Jackson
December 20, 1862 Raid of Holly Spring MS
December 21, 1862 John Hunt Morgan begins Raid in Kentucky
December 29, 1862 Battle of Chickasaw Bluff (Bayou / Walnut Hills ) MS
Dec.30,1862-Jan. 3, 1863 Battle of Stone River TN
December 31, 1862 Battle of Parker’s Cross Roads TN
Dec 31, 1862-Jan 2, 1863 Battle of Murfreeboro or Stones River TN
1863
1863 Grant becomes commander of Federal Army
January 1, 1863 Emancipation Proclamation takes effect. DC
January 1, 1863 Galveston
January 8, 1863 Springfield
January 9-11, 1863 Hartville
January 9-11, 1863 Arkansas Post / Fort Hindman
January 21, 1863 Naval Battle of Sabina Pass TX
January 29, 1863 Bear River / Massacre at Boa Ogoi
February 3, 1863 Dover / Fort Donelson
February 25, 1863 National Currency Act
February 28, 1863 Confederate Privateer Rattlesnake destroyed by the
monitor USS Montauk
March 3, 1863 Fort McAllister I
March 5, 1863 Thompson’s Station
March 13-15, 1863 Fort Anderson / Deep Gully
March 17, 1863 Battle of Kelly’s Ford / Kellysville VA
March 20, 1863 Vaught’s Hill / Milton
March 25, 1863 Battle of Brentwood TN
March 26, 1863 Confederate Impressment Act
March 29 – July 4, 1863 Campaign Vicksburg VA
March 30-April 20, 1863 Washington
April 2, 1863 Richmond Bread Riot VA
April 4-5, 1863 Battle of Thompson’s Station TN
April 7, 1863 Charleston Harbor / Fort Sumter
April 11-May 4, 1863 Suffolk / Fort Huger / Hill’s Point
April 10, 1863 Franklin
April 12-13, 1863 Fort Bisland / Bethel Place
April 13-15, 1863 Suffolk / Norfleet House Battery
April 14, 1863 Irish Bend / Nerson’s Woods / Franklin
April 17, 1863 Vermillion Bayou
April 26, 1863 Cape Girardeau
April 27-May 5, 1863 Battle of Chancellorsville VA
April 29, 1863 Grand Gulf
April 29-May 1, 1863 Snyder’s Bluff / Snyder’s Mill
May 1, 1863 Port Gibson / Thompson’s Hill
May 1-2, 1863 Chalk Bluff
May 10, 1863 Stonewall Jackson dies
May 3, 1863 Fredericksburg II / Marye’s Heights
May 3-4, 1863 Battle of Salem Church / Banks’ Ford VA
May 12, 1863 Battle of Raymond MS
May 13, 1863 Big Black River skirmishes at Baldwin’s Ferry and Hall’s Ferry MS
May 14, 1863 Battle of Jackson MS
May 16, 1863 Battle of Champion Hill / Bakers Creek MS
May 17, 1863 Battle of Big Black River Bridge MS
May 19-July 4, 1863 Vicksburg Campaign.
May 21, 1863 Plains Store / Springfield Road
May 21-July 9, 1863 Port Hudson
June 7, 1863 Milliken’s Bend
June 9, 1863 Battle of Brandy Station / Fleetwood Hill VA
June 13, 1863 Battle of Berryville VA
June 14-15, 1863 Battle of Second Winchester VA
June 17, 1863 Battle of Aldie VA
June 17-19, 1863 Middleburg
June 13-15, 1863 Winchester Second
June 13, 1863 Gettysburg Campaign.
June 20-21, 1863 LaFourche Crossing
June 21, 1863 Upperville
June 24-26, 1863 Hoover’s Gap
June 28, 1863 Donaldsonville
June 29–30, 1863 Goodrich’s Landing / The Mounds / Lake Providence
June 30, 1863 Hanover
July 1-3, 1863 Battle of Gettysburg PA
July 1-2, 1863 Cabin Creek
July 3-4, 1863 Fall of Vicksburg VA
July 4, 1863 Helena
July 6-16, 1863 Williamsport / Hagerstown / Falling Waters
July 8, 1863 Boonsboro
July 9, 1863 Corydon
July 10-11, 1863 Fort Wagner / Morris Island
July 13, 1863 New York City Draft Riots
July 16, 1863 Grimball’s Landing / Secessionville / James Island
July 18-Sept. 7, 1863 Fort Wagner (Morris Island )
July 12-13, 1863 Kock’s Plantation / Cox’s Plantation
July 16, 1863 Secessionville
July 17, 1863 Honey Springs / Elk Creek / Shaw’s Inn
July 19, 1863 Buffington Island / St. Georges Creek
July 23, 1863 Manassas Gap / Wapping Heights
July 24-25, 1863 Big Mound
July 26, 1863 Salineville / New Lisbon Road / Wellsville
July 26, 1863 Dead Buffalo Lake
July 28, 1863 Stony Lake
August 17- December, 1863 Bombardment of Fort Sumter
Aug 17-Aug 23, 1863 Fort Sumter / Charleston Harbor / Morris Island
August 21, 1863 Chattanooga
August 21, 1863 Lawrence / Lawrence Massacre
August 27, 1863 Reed’s Bridge Arkansas
September 1, 1863 Devil’s Backbone / Backbone Mountain
September 3-5, 1863 Whitestone Hill
September 6-8, 1863 Charleston Harbor / Battery Gregg
September 8, 1863 Sabine Pass II
September 8, 1863 Fort Griffin Texas
September 10, 1863 Bayou Fourche / Little Rock
September 19-20, 1863 Battle of Chickamauga TN
September 22, 1863 Blountsville
September 29, 1863 Stirling’s Plantation / Fordoche Bridge
October 6, 1863 Baxter Springs
October 10, 1863 Blue Springs
October 13, 1863 Battle of Auburn VA
October 13, 1863 Skirmish of Catlett’s Station / St. Stephen’s Church VA
October 14, 1863 Bristoe Station
October 14, 1863 Battle of Auburn II / Coffee Hill VA
October 16-18, 1863 Fort Brooke
October 19, 1863 Buckland Mills / Buckland Races / Chestnut Hill
October 23, 1863 Siege of Chattanooga
October 25, 1863 Pine Bluff
October 28-29, 1863 Wauhatchie / Brown’s Ferry
November-December 1863 The Siege of Knoxville
November 3, 1863 Collierville
November 6, 1863 Droop Mountain
November 7, 1863 Rappahannock Station
November 16, 1863 Campbell’s Station
November 19, 1863 Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address PA
November 23-25, 1863 Battle of Chattanooga TN
November 24, 1863 Battle of Lookout Mountain TN
November 25, 1863 Battle of Missionary Ridge TN
November 27, 1863 Ringgold Gap / Taylor’s Ridge
Nov 27-Dec 2, 1863 Mine Run / Payne’s Farm / New Hope Church
November 29, 1863 Fort Sanders / Fort Loudon
December 8, 1863 Lincoln’s Proclamation of Amnesty & Reconstruction
December 14, 1863 Battle of Bean’s Station TN
December 29, 1863 Mossy Creek
1864
January 17, 1864 Dandridge
January 26, 1864 Athens / Alabama
January 27, 1864 Fair Garden
February 6-7, 1864 Morton’s Ford / Rapidan River
February 13, 1864 Middle Boggy Depot
February 14-20, 1864 Meridian
February 17, 1864 Confederate Submarine Hunley sinks the USS Housatonic
February 20, 1864 Battle of Olustee / Ocean Pond FL
February 21, 1864 Battle of West Point MS
February 22, 1864 Okolona (Ivey’s Farm)
February 22-27, 1864 Dalton I
March 2, 1864 Walkerton / Mantapike Hill
March 14, 1864 Fort DeRussy
March 25, 1864 Paducah
April 3-4, 1864 Elkin’s Ferry Okolona
April 8, 1864 Battle of Mansfield ( Sabine Cross-Roads, Pleasant Grove ) LA
April 9, 1864 Battle of Pleasant Hill LA
April 9-13, 1864 Prairie D’Ane / Gum Grove / Moscow
April 12, 1864 Fort Pillow
April 12-13, 1864 Blair’s Landing / Pleasant Hill Landing
April 17, 1864 Grant ends prisoner exchanges
April 17-20, 1864 Battle of Plymouth NC
April 18, 1864 Poison Spring
April 23, 1864 Monett’s Ferry / Cane River Crossing
April 25, 1864 Battle of Marks’ Mills AR
April 30, 1864 Battle of Jenkins’ Ferry AR
May 4, 1864 Day’s Gap / Sand Mountain / Alabama
May 4 1864-April 2, 1865 Richmond Campaign VA
May 5, 1864 Albemarle Sound
May 5-6, 1864 Battle of the Wilderness (Furnaces or Todd’s Tavern ) VA
May 6-7, 1864 Port Walthall Junction
May 7-13, 1864 Rocky Face Ridge / Mill Creek / Dug Gap
May 8-20, 1864 Battle of Spotsylvania Court House (Corbin’s Bridge) VA
May 9, 1864 Cloyd’s Mountain
May 9, 1864 Swift Creek / Arrowfield Church
May 10, 1864 Chester Station
May 10, 1864 Cove Mountain
May 11, 1864 Battle of Yellow Tavern VA
May 12-16, 1864 Proctor’s Creek / Drewry’s Bluff, / Fort Darling
May 14, 1864 Resaca
May 15, 1864 Battle of New Market VA
May 16, 1864 Battle of Drewry’s Bluff VA
May 16, 1864 Mansura / Smith’s Place / Marksville
May 17, 1864 Adairsville
May 18, 1864 Yellow Bayou / Norwood’s Plantation
May 20, 1864 Ware Bottom Church
May 23-26, 1864 North Anna / Jericho Mill / Hanover Junction
May 24, 1864 Wilson’s Wharf / Fort Pocahontas
May 25, 1864 New Hope Church
May 26, 1864 Skirmish of Totopotomoy Creek VA
May 26-June 1, 1864 Dallas / Pumpkinvine Creek
May 26-June 3, 1864 Battle of Cold Harbor VA
May 27, 1864 Pickett’s Mills / New Hope
May 28, 1864 Cavalry Battle at Haw’s Shop / Enon Church VA
May 28-30, 1864 Totopotomoy Creek / Shady Grove Road
May 30, 1864 Old Church / Matadequin Creek
May 31-June 12, 1864 Battle of Second Cold Harbor VA
June 1864 The Siege of Petersburg VA
June 5-6, 1864 Battle of Piedmont VA
June 6, 1864 Old River Lake / Ditch Bayou / Lake Chicot
June 9-July 3, 1864 Marietta / Pine Hill / Ruff’s Mill
June 10, 1864 Battle of Brices Cross Roads ( Tishomingo Creek ) MS
June 11-12, 1864 Trevilian Station
June 11-12, 1864 Cynthiana / Kellar’s Bridge
June 15, 1864-April 2, 1865 Petersburg Campaign VA
June 15-18, 1864 Assault on Petersburg
June 17-18, 1864 Lynchburg
June 21-24, 1864 Jerusalem Plank Road / First Battle of Weldon
June 22, 1864 Kolb’s Farm
June 24, 1864 Saint Mary’s Church / Nance’s Shop
June 25, 1864 Staunton River / Blacks and Whites
June 27, 1864 Battle of Kennesaw Mountain GA
June 28, 1864 Sappony Church / Stony Creek Depot
June 29, 1864 Ream’s Station
July 9, 1864 Battle of Monocacy MD
July 14-15, 1864 Battle of Tupelo ( Harrisburg ) MS
July 17-18, 1864 Cool Spring / Island Ford / Parkers Ford
July 20, 1864 Peachtree Creek
July 20, 1864 Rutherford’s Farm
July 22, 1864 Battle of Atlanta GA
July 24, 1864 Kernstown Second
July 27-29, 1864 Deep Bottom I / Strawberry Plains / Gravel Hill
July 28, 1864 Battle of Ezra Church / Battle of the Poor House GA
July 28-29, 1864 Killdeer Mountain / Tahkahokuty Mountain
July 30, 1864 Battle of Petersburg Crater / The Mine VA
August 1, 1864 Folck’s Mill / Cumberland
August 5-23, 1864 Battle of Mobile Bay (Fort Morgan , Fort Gaines Alabama) AL
August 1864 General Sherman’s Atlanta Campaign.
August 5-7, 1864 Utoy Creek
August 7, 1864 Moorefield / Oldfields
August 13-20, 1864 Deep Bottom II / Fussell’s Mill / Bailey’s Creek
August 14-15, 1864 Dalton II
August 16, 1864 Guard Hill / Front Royal / Cedarville
August 18-21, 1864 Globe Tavern / Yellow Tavern / Blick’s Station
August 20, 1864 Lovejoy’s Station
August 21, 1864 Summit Point / Flowing Springs / Cameron’s Depot
August 21, 1864 Raid on Memphis
August 25, 1864 Battle of Ream’s Station VA
August 25-29, 1864 Smithfield Crossing
August 31–September 1, 1864 Battle of Jonesboro GA
September 2,-November 1864 Sherman in Atlanta
September 3-4, 1864 Berryville
September 10-11, 1864 Davis’ Cross Roads / Dug Gap
September 19, 1864 Battle of Third Winchester | Opequon VA
September 21-22, 1864 Battle of Fisher’s Hill VA
September 27, 1864 Fort Davidson / Pilot Knob
September 29-30, 1864 Chaffin’s Farm / New Market Heights
September 30, 1864 Peebles’ Farm / Poplar Springs Church
October 2, 1864 Saltville
October 5, 1864 Allatoona
October 7, 1864 Darbytown / New Market Roads / Fourmile Creek
October 9, 1864 Battle of Tom’s Brook / Woodstock Races VA
October 13, 1864 Darbytown Road / Alms House
October 15, 1864 Glasgow
October 19, 1864 Raids on St. Albans, Albermarle)
October 19, 1864 Lexington
October 19, 1864 Battle of Cedar Creek VA
October 21, 1864 Little Blue River / Westport
October 22, 1864 Independence
October 22-23, 1864 Byram’s Ford / Big Blue River
October 23, 1864 Battle of Westport MO
October 25, 1864 Marmiton River / Shiloh Creek / Charlot’s Farm
October 25, 1864 Battle of the Osage (Mine Creek) KS
October 25, 1864 Battle of Trading Post (Marais des Cygnes) KS
October 26-29, 1864 Decatur Alabama
October 28, 1864 Newtonia
October 26-29, 1864 Franklin-Nashville Campaign G
October 27-28, 1864 Battle of Fair Oaks / Darbytown Road / Second Fair Oaks VA
October 27-28, 1864 Battle of Boydton Plank Road aka Hatcher’s Run, Burgess’ Mill. Directed by Major General Winfield Scott Hancock. VA
November 4-5, 1864 Johnsonville
November 8, 1864, 1864 Abraham Lincoln Is Re-Elected.
November 11-13, 1864 Bull’s Gap
November 15, 1864 Burning of Atlanta
November 16, 1864 Battle of Lovejoy GA
November 24-29, 1864 Columbia
November 29, 1864 Spring Hill
November 30, 1864 Franklin
November 22, 1864 Griswoldville
November 25, 1864 Skirmish at Sandersville GA
November 27, 1864 Skirmish at Waynesborough GA
November 28, 1864 Buck Head Creek
November 30, 1864 Battle of Honey Hill SC
November 29-30, 1864 Sand Creek / Chivington Massacre
November 30, 1864 Battle of Franklin TN
December 4, 1864 Skirmish at Waynesborough GA
December 5-7, 1864 Murfreesboro / Wilkinson Pike / Cedars
December 7-27, 1864 Fort Fisher
December 13, 1864 Fort McAllister II
December 15-16, 1864 Battle of Nashville TN
December 17-18, 1864 Marion
December 20-21, 1864 Saltville
1865
January 1865 Lincoln begins 2nd presidental term with Ander Johnson of TN at Vice President
January 1865 The Fall of the Confederacy.
January 13-15, 1865 Fort Fisher
January 31, 1865 Congress passes Thirteenth Amendment
February 3, 1865 Rivers’ Bridge / Owens’ Crossroads
February 5-7, 1865 Battle of Hatcher’s Run / Dabney’s Mill / Rowanty Creek VA
February 12-22, 1865 Wilmington / Forks Road / Sugar Loaf Hill
March 2, 1865 Battle of Waynesboro GA
March 4, 1865 Abraham Lincoln Second Inaugural Address
March 5, 1865 Skirmish At Gamble’s Hotel
March 6, 1865 Natural Bridge Florida
March 7-10, 1865 Wyse Fork / Wilcox’s Bridge / Second Southwest Creek
March 10, 1865 Monroe’s Cross Roads / Fayetteville Road / Blue’s Farm
March 16, 1865 Battle of Averasborough / Smiths Ferry / Black River NC
March 19-21, 1865 Battle of Bentonville NC
March 25, 1865 Fort Stedman
March 27-April 8, 1865 Spanish Fort.
March 29, 1865 Lewis’s Farm / Quaker Road / Military Road
March 30-April 1, 1865 Battle of Five Forks VA
March 31, 1865 White Oak Road / Hatcher’s Run / Gravelly Run
March 31, 1865 Dinwiddie Court House
April 2, 1865 Ebenezer Church / Selma / Alabama
April 2, 1865 Hill’s Plantation / Cache River / Cotton Plant
April 2, 1865 Petersburg / The Breakthrough
April 2, 1865 Sutherland’s Station
April 2, 1865 Selma.
April 2-9, 1865 Battle of Fort Blakely AL
April 3, 1865 Namozine Church
April 3, 1865 Richmond Falls
April 5, 1865 Skirmish at Amelia Springs VA
April 6, 1865 Battle of Sailor’s Creek (Sayler’s Creek, Hillsman Farm ) VA
April 6, 1865 Rice’s Station
April 6-7, 1865 High Bridge
April 7, 1865 Cumberland Church / Farmville
April 7, 1865 Grants asks Lee to surrender at Appomattox Station
April 8, 1865 Spanish Fort
April 9, 1865 Lee surrenders at Appomattox Courthouse. VA
April 14, 1865 Lincoln is assassinated at Fords Theatre D.C.
April 26, 1865 John Wilkes Booth is killed
April 26, 1865 Johnston Surrenders
April 27, 1865 Sultana disaster
May 1, 1865 Battle of Anderson South Carolina SC
May 10, 1865 Jefferson Davis was captured in Georgia
May 12-13, 1865 Brazos Santiago (Palmito Ranch, Palmito Hill )
May 26, 1865 Last Confederate army surrenders
Nov. 1865, 1865 The Execution of Captain Henry Wirz
December 18, 1865 Thirteenth Amendment to Constitution ratified, abolishing slavery.


Advertisements