Battles and Skirmishes


French & Indian War
1756 Battle of Fort Chouaguen
August 1760 Battle of the Thousand Island
May 1763 Attack of Fort Detroit
Fall 1765 End of Pontiac’s War
American Revolution
1775 Battle of Lexington
1775 Battle of Concord Bridge
1775 Battle of Great Bridge
1775 Battle of Breed’s Hill (Bunker Hill)
1775 Battle of Quebec
1776 Battle of Moore’s Creek Bridge
1776 Battle of Long Island ( or Brooklyn Heights)
1776 Battle of Harlem Heights
1776 Battle of Pell’s Point
1776 Battle of White Plains
1776 Attack on Charleston
1776 Battle of Valcour Island
1776 Battle of Trenton
1777 Battle of Princeton
1777 Buring of Danbury
1777 Battle of Ridgefield
1777 Battle of Oriskany
1777 Battle of Bennington
1777 Battle of Brandywine (or Chadd’s Ford)
1777 Battle of Germantown
1778 Ranger Battles Drake
1778 Battle of Monmouth
1779 Battle of Stoney Point
1779 Attack on Paulus Hook
1779 Bonhomme Richard battles Serapis
1779 Attack on Lloyd’s Neck
1779 Battle of Fort Morris
1779 Battle of Port Royal
1779 Battle of Kettle Creek
1779 French attack Savannah
1780 Battle of Camden
1780 Battle of King’s Mountain
1781 Battle of Cowpens
1781 Battle of Guilford Courthouse
1781 Attack at Ninety Six
1781 Battle of the Chesapeake
1781 Battle of Yorktown
1782 Battle of Saintes (in West Indies)
1783 The Peace of Paris: (ends war)
French Revolution & Naploenic War (1789-1815)
Sep. 20,1792 Battle of Valmy; the revolution endures.
Nov. 6, 1792 Battle of Jemappes, French gain Austrian Netherlands.
Oct. 15-16, 1793 Battle of Wattignies, French relieve Maubeuge and close road to Paris.
June 26,1794 Battle of Fleurus (1794) (French victory in Belgium)
April 10-12, 1796 Battle of Montenotte.
April 13, 1796 Battle of Millesimo.
April 14-15, 1796 Battle of Dego.
April 16-17, 1796 Battle of Ceva.
May 10,1796 Battle of Lodi (Napoleon in Italy)
July,1796 Siege of Mantua
August 5, 1796 Battle of Castiglione
Sep. 8, 1796 Battle of Bassano
Nov. 15-17, 1796 Battle of Arcola
January 14, 1797 Battle of Rivoli.
July 21,1798 Battle of the Pyramids
August 1,1798 Battle of the Nile; Nelson destroys French fleet
supporting Napoleon.
1799 Beginning of the Napoleonic Era
April 16, 1799 Battle of Mount Tabor; Turkish army attempting to relieve Acre is defeated.
June 17-19,1799 Battle of the Trebia (Suvorov defeats French)
July 25, 1799 Battle of Aboukir.
1799 End of the French Revolution History
June 14, 1800 Battle of Marengo.
December 5, 1800 Battle of Hohenlinden.
October 20, 1805 Battle of Ulm.
October 21, 1805 Battle of Trafalgar.
December 2, 1805 Battle of Austerlitz.
October 14, 1806 Battle of Jena. Battle of Auerstadt.
February 8, 1807 Battle of Eylau.
June 14, 1807 Battle of Friedland.
 July 22, 1808 Battle of Bailen. Significantly damages French military
reputation.
August 21, 1808 Battle of Vimeiro. Wellington defeats French forces
in Portugal.
April 20, 1809 Battle of Abensburg.
April 21, 1809 Battle of Landshut.
April 22, 1809 Battle of Eckmuhl.
May 21-22, 1809 Battle of Essling.
July 6, 1809 Battle of Wagram.
April 20, 1809 Battle of Abensburg.
September 27, 1810 Battle of Bussaco.
May 3-5 , 1811 Battle of Fuentes de Onoro.
May 15, 1811 Battle of Albuera.
July 22, 1812 Battle of Salmanca.
August 17-19 , 1812 Battle of Smolensk.
September 7, 1812 Battle of Borodino.
October 24-25, 1812 Battle of Maloyaroslavets.
November 26-28,  1812 Battle of the Beresina.
May 2, 1813 Battle of Lutzen. (Gross-Gorshcen).
May 20-21, 1813 Battle of Bautzen.
June 21, 1813 Battle of Vitoria.
August 23, 1813 Battle of Grossbeeren.
August 26, 1813 Battle of Katzbach.
August 26-27, 1813 Battle of Dresden.
August 30, 1813 Battle of Kulm.
September 6, 1813 Battle of Dennewitz.
October 3, 1813 Battle of Wartenburg.
October 16-19, 1813 Battle of Leipzig.
October 30, 1813 Battle of Hanau.
November 10, 1813 Battle of Nivelle.
January 29, 1814 Battle of Brienne.
February 1, 1814 Battle of La Rothiere.
February 10, 1814 Battle of Champaubert.
February 11, 1814 Battle of Montmirail.
February 14, 1814 Battle of Vauchamps.
March 9, 1814 Battle of Laon.
March 20-21, 1814 Battle of Arcis-sur-Aube.
April 10, 1814 Battle of Toulouse. Wellington defeats Soult.
June 16, 1815 Battle of Ligny. Battle of Quartre Bras.
June 18, 1815 Battle of Waterloo. Battle of Wavre.
June 22, 1815 Napoleon abidicates. End of the War
1812 War
June 13-14, 1807 Battle of Friedland between French and Russians
November 7, 1811 Battle of Tippecanoe
August 5, 1812 Battle of Brownstown
August 8, 1812 Battle of Maguaga
August 9, 1812 Battle of Monguagon
September 7, 1812 Battle of Borodino
October 13, 1812 General Isaac Brock is killed at the
Battle of Queenston Heights
December 18, 1812 Battle of Mississnewa
January 22, 1813 Battle of Frenchtown
April 27, 1813 Battle of York- Americans capture York (Toronto)
May 27, 1813 Battle of Fort George- Americans capture the Fort
May 29, 1813 Battle of Sacket’s Harbor – British forces repulsed.
June 6, 1813 Battle of Stoney Creek- Detachment of Americans defeated
June 22, 1813 Battle of Craney Island, VA
June 22, 1813 Battle of Norfolk
June 24, 1813 Battle of Beaver Dams
June 25-26, 1813 Battle of Sack of Hampton
July 8, 1813 Battle of Ball’s Farm
July 27, 1813 Battle of Burnt Corn
August 2, 1813 Battle of Fort Stephenson
August 10, 1813 Battle of St. Michael’s
September 10, 1813 Battle of Lake Erie
October 5, 1813 Battle of the Thames
October 16-19, 1813 Battle of Leipzig
October 25-26, 1813 Battle of Chateaugay
November 1, 1813 Battle of French Creek
November 3, 1813 Battle of Tallushatchee
November 9, 1813 Battle of Talladega
November 11, 1813 Battle of Chrysler’s Farm
November 29, 1813 Battle of Autossee
December 23, 1813 Battle of Econochaca
January 22, 1814 Battle of Emuckfau
January 24, 1814 Battle of Enotachopco
January 27, 1814 Battle of Calabee Creek
March 27-28, 1814 Battle of Horseshoe Bend
March 30, 1814 Battle of La Colle Mill
May 6, 1814 Battle of Oswego
May 30, 1814 Battle of Sandy Creek
June 1, 1814 Battle of Cedar Point
June 8-10 & 26, 1814 Battle of St.Leonard Creek
July 3, 1814 Battle of Fort Erie- Americans capture the Fort
July 5, 1814 Battle of Chippewa
July 25, 1814 Battle of Lundy’s Lane
August 3, 1814 Battle of Conjocta Creek
August 9-11, 1814 Battle of Stonington
August 15, 1814 Battle of Fort Erie
August 24, 1814 Battle of Bladensburg
August 24-25, 1814 British burn Washington
September 5, 1814 Battle off Beakmantown
September 11, 1814 Battle of Plattsburgh
September 11, 1814 Battle of Lake Champlain
September 12-14, 1814 Battle of North Point, near Baltimore
September 12-14, 1814 Siege of Fort Mc Henry/Battle of Baltimore or
British bombard Fort McHenry, near Baltimore
October 19, 1814 Battle of Cook’s Mill
December 15, 1814 Battle of Lake Borgne
December 23, 1814 Battle of Villere’ Plantation
January 8, 1815 Battle of New Orleans- Americans defeats the British
February 17, 1815 Ratifications of the Peace Treaty exchanged and
President Madison declares the war at an end
American Civil War
October 16,1859 John Brown attacks Harpers Ferry Virginia Armory
December 1859 John Brown is tried, convicted & hanged
April 12 -14, 1861 Bombardment of Fort Sumter- Confederates fire at the fort
May 10, 1861 Battle of St. Louis
June 3, 1861 Skirmish of Philippi / Philippi Races
June 10, 1861 Battle of Big Bethel (Bethel Church)
June 17, 1861 Skirmish of Boonville
July 11, 1861 Battle of Rich Mountain
July 13, 1861 Battle of Carrick’s Ford (Corrick’s)
July 21, 1861 Battle of First Manassas or First Bull Run
August 10, 1861 Battle at Wilson’s Creek ( Oak Hills )
September 10, 1861 Battle of Carnifex Ferry
September 13-20, 1861 Battle of the Hemp Bales | Lexington
October 21, 1861 Battle of Ball’s Bluff – Harrison’s Island ( Leesburg )
November 7, 1861 Battle of Port Royal Sound
November 7, 1861 Battle of Belmont
January 19, 1862 Battle of Logan’s Cross-Roads / Fishing Creek / Mill Springs
February 8, 1862 Battle of Roanoke Island / Fort Huger
February 20-21, 1862 Battle of Val Verde
March 7-8, 1862 Battle of Pea Ridge (Elkhorn Tavern )
March 8-9, 1862 Battle in Hampton Roads (Battle of the Ironclads)
March 23, 1862 Battle of Kernstown
March 26-28, 1862 Battle of Glorieta Pass
April 6-7, 1862 Battle of Shiloh / Pittsburg Landing
April 10-11, 1862 Battle of Fort Pulaski
April 29-June 10, 1862 Siege of Corinth or First Battle of Corinth
May 5, 1862 Battle of Williamsburg / Fort Magruder
May 23, 1862 Battle of Front Royal / Guard Hill / Cedarville
May 25, 1862 Battle of Winchester / Bowers Hill
May 27, 1862 Battle of Hanover Court House / Slash Church
May 31-June 1, 1862 Battle of Seven Pines / Fair Oaks Station
June 8, 1862 Battle of Cross Keys
June 9, 1862 Battle of Port Republic
June 16, 1862 Battle of Secessionville / Ft. Lamar / James Island
June 26, 1862 Battle of Mechanicsville (Beaver Dam Creek / Ellerson’s Mill )
June 25- July 1, 1862 The Seven Days’ Battles (Battle of Seven Days)
June 27, 1862 Battle of Gaines’ Mill / First Cold Harbor
June 29, 1862 Battle of Savage’s Station
June 30, 1862 Battle of White Oak Swamp
July 1, 1862 Battle of Malvern Hill / Poindexter’s Farm
July 1, 1862 Battle of Booneville
August 9, 1862 Battle of Cedar Mountain / Slaughter’s Mountain / Cedar Run
August 28, 1862 Battle of Groveton
August 29-30, 1862 Battle of Second Manassas or Second Bull Run
August 29-30, 1862 Battle of Richmond
September 1, 1862 Battle of Chantilly / Ox Hill
September 13-15, 1862 Battle at Harpers Ferry
September 14, 1862 Battle of South Mountain (Crampton Gap, Turner Gap, Fox Gap)
September 14-17, 1862 Battle of Munfordville / Green River Bridge
September 17-18, 1862 Battle of Antietam (Sharpsburg)
September 19-20, 1862 Battle of Boteler’s Ford (Shepherdstown / Blackford’s Ford )
October 3-4, 1862 Second Battle of Corinth
October 8, 1862 Battle of Perryville
November 28, 1862 Battle of Cane Hill / Boston Mountains
December 7, 1862 Battle of Prairie Grove / Fayetteville
December 13, 1862 Battle of Fredericksburg I / Marye’s Heights
December 18, 1862 Battle of Lexington
December 29, 1862 Battle of Chickasaw Bluff (Bayou / Walnut Hills )
Dec. 30, 1862 – Jan. 3, 1863 Battle of Stone River
December 31, 1862 Battle of Parker’s Cross Roads
Dec 31, 1862-Jan 2, 1863 Battle of Murfreeboro or Stones River
January 21, 1863 Naval Battle of Sabina Pass
March 17, 1863 Battle of Kelly’s Ford / Kellysville
March 25, 1863 Battle of Brentwood
April 4-5, 1863 Battle of Thompson’s Station
April 27-May 5, 1863 Battle of Chancellorsville
May 3-4, 1863 Battle of Salem Church / Banks’ Ford
May 12, 1863 Battle of Raymond
May 13, 1863 Big Black River skirmishes at Baldwin’s Ferry and Hall’s Ferry
May 14, 1863 Battle of Jackson
May 16, 1863 Battle of Champion Hill / Bakers Creek
May 17, 1863 Battle of Big Black River Bridge
June 9, 1863 Battle of Brandy Station / Fleetwood Hill
June 13, 1863 Battle of Berryville
June 14-15, 1863 Battle of Second Winchester
June 17, 1863 Battle of Aldie
July 1-3, 1863 Battle of Gettysburg
July 3-4, 1863 Fall of Vicksburg
August 17- December, 1863 Bombardment of Fort Sumter
September 19-20, 1863 Battle of Chickamauga
October 13, 1863 Battle of Auburn
October 13, 1863 Skirmish of Catlett’s Station / St. Stephen’s Church
October 14, 1863 Battle of Auburn II / Coffee Hill
November 19, 1863 Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address
November 23-25, 1863 Battle of Chattanooga
November 24, 1863 Battle of Lookout Mountain
November 25, 1863 Battle of Missionary Ridge
December 14, 1863 Battle of Bean’s Station
February 20, 1864 Battle of Olustee / Ocean Pond
February 21, 1864 Battle of West Point
April 8, 1864 Battle of Mansfield ( Sabine Cross-Roads, Pleasant Grove )
April 9, 1864 Battle of Pleasant Hill
April 17-20, 1864 Battle of Plymouth
April 25, 1864 Battle of Marks’ Mills
April 30, 1864 Battle of Jenkins’ Ferry
May 4 1864-April 2, 1865 Richmond Campaign
May 5-6, 1864 Battle of the Wilderness (Furnaces or Todd’s Tavern )
May 8-20, 1864 Battle of Spotsylvania Court House (Corbin’s Bridge)
May 11, 1864 Battle of Yellow Tavern
May 15, 1864 Battle of New Market
May 16, 1864 Battle of Drewry’s Bluff
May 26, 1864 Skirmish of Totopotomoy Creek
May 26-June 3, 1864 Battle of Cold Harbor
May 28, 1864 Cavalry Battle at Haw’s Shop / Enon Church
May 31-June 12, 1864 Battle of Second Cold Harbor
June 1864 The Siege of Petersburg
June 5-6, 1864 Battle of Piedmont
June 10, 1864 Battle of Brices Cross Roads ( Tishomingo Creek )
June 15, 1864-April 2, 1865 Petersburg Campaign
June 27, 1864 Battle of Kennesaw Mountain
July 9, 1864 Battle of Monocacy
July 14-15, 1864 Battle of Tupelo ( Harrisburg )
July 22, 1864 Battle of Atlanta
July 28, 1864 Battle of Ezra Church / Battle of the Poor House
July 30, 1864 Battle of Petersburg Crater / The Mine
August 5-23, 1864 Battle of Mobile Bay (Fort Morgan , Fort Gaines Alabama)
August 25, 1864 Battle of Ream’s Station
August 31–September 1, 1864 Battle of Jonesboro
September 19, 1864 Battle of Third Winchester | Opequon
September 21-22, 1864 Battle of Fisher’s Hill
October 9, 1864 Battle of Tom’s Brook / Woodstock Races
October 19, 1864 Battle of Cedar Creek
October 23, 1864 Battle of Westport
October 25, 1864 Battle of the Osage (Mine Creek)
October 25, 1864 Battle of Trading Post (Marais des Cygnes)
October 27-28, 1864 Battle of Fair Oaks / Darbytown Road / Second Fair Oaks
October 27-28, 1864 Battle of Boydton Plank Road aka Hatcher’s Run, Burgess’ Mill. Directed by Major General Winfield Scott Hancock.
November 15, 1864 Burning of Atlanta
November 16, 1864 Battle of Lovejoy
November 25, 1864 Skirmish at Sandersville
November 27, 1864 Skirmish at Waynesborough
November 30, 1864 Battle of Honey Hill
November 30, 1864 Battle of Franklin
December 4, 1864 Skirmish at Waynesborough
December 15-16, 1864 Battle of Nashville
February 5-7, 1865 Battle of Hatcher’s Run / Dabney’s Mill / Rowanty Creek
March 2, 1865 Battle of Waynesboro
March 16, 1865 Battle of Averasborough / Smiths Ferry / Black River
March 19-21, 1865 Battle of Bentonville
March 30-April 1, 1865 Battle of Five Forks
April 2-9, 1865 Battle of Fort Blakely
April 5, 1865 Skirmish at Amelia Springs
April 6, 1865 Battle of Sailor’s Creek (Sayler’s Creek, Hillsman Farm )
April 9, 1865 Lee surrenders at Appomattox Courthouse.
April 14, 1865 Lincoln is assassinated at Fords Theatre
April 26, 1865 Johnston Surrenders
May 1, 1865 Battle of Anderson South Carolina
May 26, 1865 Last Confederate army surrenders
December 18, 1865 Thirteenth Amendment to Constitution
ratified, abolishing slavery.


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