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Battle of Fort McAllister Battle of Thompson’s Station. Earl Van Dorn defeats John Coburn. March 13 —15, Battle of Fort Anderson. Daniel H. Hill leads unsuccessful Confederate attack on New Bern. March 17, Battle of Kelly’s Ford. March 20, Battle of Vaught’s Hill. Union forces withstand attack by John Hunt Morgan ‘s Confederates. March 25, March 30 — April 20, First Battle of Charleston Harbor. April 10, Battle of Franklin April 11 — May 4, Battle of Fort Bisland.

Confederate forces retreat from Fort Bisland. April 14, Richard Taylor retreats from Fort Bisland. April 17, Battle of Vermillion Bayou. April 26, Battle of Cape Girardeau. April 29, April 29 — May 1, Battle of Snyder’s Bluff. Union feint during Vicksburg Campaign. April 30, April 30 — May 6, Battle of Chancellorsville. Second Battle of Fredericksburg. Union forces under John Sedgwick defeat Confederate forces left to guard the town by Lee.

Battle of Salem Church. Battle of Jackson, Mississippi. Battle of Champion Hill. Grant defeats Pemberton. Battle of Big Black River Bridge. May 18 — July 4, Battle of Plains Store. May 21 — July 9, Battle of Milliken’s Bend. In the largest battle fought between Confederate and Black troops, after nearly two days of close combat, the Confederates were defeated in their attempt to raise the siege of Vicksburg.

Battle of Brandy Station. Battle of Lake Providence. Confederates withdraw to Floyd, Louisiana. June 13 —15, Second Battle of Winchester. June 17 —19, Stuart retreats from engagement with Union cavalry. June 20 —21, Battle of LaFourche Crossing.

Confederates disengage, and fled to Thibodaux. June 24 —26, Battle of Hoover’s Gap. Second Battle of Donaldsonville. June 29 —30, Battle of Goodrich’s Landing. Stuart forced to change his route, delaying his efforts to unite with Lee’s force outside Gettysburg. July 1 —2, Battle of Cabin Creek.

James Monroe Williams forced Confederate forces to flee. July 1 —3, Lee loses to Meade , Pickett’s Charge fails, ends second invasion of North. Confederate army arrived in Gettysburg to resupply army, unaware of Union army nearby. Confederate assault on river port fails securing eastern Arkansas for Union. July 6 —16, Battle of Williamsport. Confederate raid results in civilian casualties, including a Lutheran minister.

Battle of Fort Wagner. July 12 —13, Battle of Kock’s Plantation. Battle of Grimball’s Landing. Battle of Honey Springs. Wagner fails, heroism of the 54th Massachusetts. Battle of Buffington Island.

Battle of Manassas Gap. July 24 —25, North Dakota Dakota Territory at the time. Battle of Dead Buffalo Lake. The northernmost battle in the Civil War. Dakota War of : Sioux forces escape Union forces in pursuit. August 17 — September 9, Second Battle of Fort Sumter.

July 18 — September 7, Second Battle of Charleston Harbor. August 21 — September 8, Second Battle of Chattanooga. August 23, Lawrence Massacre Quantrill’s Raid. Quantrill’s Raiders pillage the city. Battle of Devil’s Backbone. September 3 —5, Battle of Whitestone Hill. September 8, Second Battle of Sabine Pass.

Battle of Bayou Fourche. Union victory allows for capture of Little Rock. September 10 —11, Battle of Davis’s Cross Roads. September 22, Battle of Blountville Battle of Blountsville. September 29, Battle of Stirling’s Plantation. October 6, Battle of Baxter Springs. October 10, Battle of Blue Springs. October 13, First Battle of Auburn. October 14, Battle of Bristoe Station. Second Battle of Auburn. October 16 —18, Union troops raided the Jean Street Shipyard burning two notorious blockade runners, and disrupting exports.

October 19, Battle of Buckland Mills. October 28 —29, November 3, Battle of Collierville. November 6, Battle of Droop Mountain.

West Virginia. Second Battle of Rappahannock Station. November 16, Battle of Campbell’s Station. November 24 , Battle of Lookout Mountain.

November 25 , Battle of Missionary Ridge. Grant routs Braxton Bragg ‘s army ending the siege of Union forces in Chattanooga. November 27 — December 2, November 27, Battle of Ringgold Gap.

November 29, Battle of Fort Sanders. Battle of Bean’s Station. December 29, January 17, January 26, January 27, February 6 —7, Battle of Morton’s Ford. February 13, Battle of Middle Boggy Depot. February 14 —20, Battle of Meridian. February 20, February 22, Confederate cavalry, commanded by Maj.

Nathan Bedford Forrest , routed 7, cavalry under the command of Brig. William Sooy Smith. February 22 —27, First Battle of Dalton. After several days of intense skirmishing, Maj. George H. Thomas ‘s army withdrew upon realizing Gen. Joseph E. Johnston ‘s troops could repel any assault. However, the intelligence garnered from the Battle of Dalton helped pave the way for a Union victory in the summer.

March 12 —14, Battle of Fort De Russy. April 3 —4, Battle of Elkin’s Ferry. Battle of Mansfield or Sabine Cross Roads. April 9 —13, Battle of Prairie D’Ane. Frederick Steele defeats Sterling Price. Battle of Pleasant Hill. April 12, Battle of Blair’s Landing. Battle of Plymouth. Confederate land forces, supported by naval ram, retake two Union forts near Plymouth, North Carolina. April 18, Battle of Poison Spring. April 23, Battle of Monett’s Ferry.

April 25, Battle of Marks’ Mills. Battle of Jenkins’ Ferry. Battle of Albemarle Sound. Battle of the Wilderness. Battle of Port Walthall Junction. May 7 —13, Battle of Rocky Face Ridge. Due to a flanking movement by Union troops under Maj. William Tecumseh Sherman , Confederates led by Gen. Johnston were forced to evacuate their strong position near Atlanta.

May 8 —21, Battle of Spotsylvania Court House. Grant and Lee meet inconclusively, Grant writes to Halleck “I propose to fight it out on this line if it takes all summer”. Battle of Cloyd’s Mountain. Battle of Chester Station. Union forces under Benjamin Butler pushed back. Battle of Cove Mountain. Union forces under William W. Averell fought off Confederate attack and escaped under cover of the night. Battle of Yellow Tavern. Union forces win cavalry battle, J.

Stuart is mortally wounded. May 12 —16, Battle of Proctor’s Creek. Battle of Yellow Bayou. Union and Confederate forces traded ground until both sides retired, with no valuable gain from either side. Battle of Ware Bottom Church. May 23 —26, Battle of Wilson’s Wharf.

Confederates under Fitzhugh Lee defeated by two Union black regiments. May 25 —26, Battle of New Hope Church. May 26 — June 4, Battle of Pickett’s Mill. Battle of Haw’s Shop. May 28 —30, Battle of Totopotomoy Creek. May 31 — June 12, Battle of Old River Lake. Colton Greene failed to prevent Union advance. June 6 — July 3, First Battle of Petersburg. Battle of Brice’s Crossroads. June 11 —12, Union Brig. Stephen Gano Burbridge defeated Confederate Brig. John Hunt Morgan. Most Confederate soldiers were casualties, though Morgan escaped.

Battle of Trevilian Station. Confederate victory, George Armstrong Custer nearly surrounded and has to be rescued by Sheridan. June 15 —18, Second Battle of Petersburg. June 17 —18, June 21 —24, Battle of Jerusalem Plank Road. Union siege lines extended for Siege of Petersburg. Battle of Kolb’s Farm.

Battle of Saint Mary’s Church. Battle of Staunton River Bridge. Battle of Kennesaw Mountain. Battle of Sappony Church. First Battle of Ream’s Station. William Mahone and Brig. Battle of Monocacy Battle of Monocacy Junction. July 11 —12, Battle of Fort Stevens. Failed Confederate attempt to capture Washington, D. July 14 —15, Confederate forces under Stephen D. Lee are defeated and Nathan Bedford Forrest is wounded in action.

July 18 —19, Joseph Thoburn led a full retreat after being surrounded by Confederate forces. Battle of Peachtree Creek. Battle of Rutherford’s Farm.

Confederates under Jubal Early caught by surprise and defeated. Atlanta Campaign Sherman turns back Hood’s attack east of Atlanta. Second Battle of Kernstown. July 27 —29, First Battle of Deep Bottom. Atlanta Campaign Confederate attack on Union army northwest of Atlanta fails to gain element of surprise, finding entrenched Union forces.

Union victory. July 28 —29, Battle of Killdeer Mountain. August 1, Battle of Folck’s Mill. August 2 —23, David Farragut takes port, says “Damn the torpedoes, full speed ahead”. August 5 —7, Atlanta Campaign Indecisive battle on Union right flank near Atlanta. August 7, August 14 —15, Second Battle of Dalton. August 14 —20, Second Battle of Deep Bottom. The Confederates drove back the Union threat, but at a cost of diluting their forces as the Union had hoped.

August 16, Federals successfully counterattacked against the Confederates, resulting in a chaotic Confederate retreat. August 18 —21, Battle of Globe Tavern. August 20, Battle of Lovejoy’s Station. August 21, Second Battle of Memphis. Battle of Summit Point. August 25, Second Battle of Ream’s Station. August 25 —29, Battle of Smithfield Crossing.

Confederate forces routed a small Union detachment, but a Union counterattacked stopped the Confederates; ultimately ending the last engagement in West Virginia of the Civil War. August 31 — September 1, Battle of Jonesborough. William J. Hardee ‘s Confederates defeated, resulting in Atlanta’s fall the following day. September 3 —4, At the same time Confederate Lt.

Jubal A. Early sent Maj. Joseph B. Darkness ended the fighting. The next morning, Early, seeing the strength of the Union’s entrenched line, retreated behind Opequon Creek. Battle of Opequon Third Battle of Winchester. September 21 —22, Battle of Fisher’s Hill. September 27, September 29 —30, September 30 — October 2, Battle of Peebles’ Farm. First Battle of Saltville. October 7, Battle of Darbytown and New Market. John Gregg is killed, Confederates withdraw to Richmond.

Battle of Tom’s Brook. Battle of Darbytown Road. October 15, Battle of Glasgow. Second Battle of Lexington. Battle of Little Blue River. October 22 —23, Battle of Byram’s Ford. Second Battle of Independence. October 23, Battle of Marais des Cygnes. Battle of Marmiton River. October 26 —29, October 27 —28, Battle of Boydton Plank Road.

October 28, Second Battle of Newtonia. James G. Blunt defeats Joseph O. November 4 —5, Battle of Johnsonville. November 11 —13, Battle of Bull’s Gap. November 22, Battle of Griswoldville. November 24, Battle of Buck Head Creek. Colorado Colorado Territory at the time. Colorado War : U. November 30, John P. Hatch that attempted to cut off the Charleston and Savannah Railroad in support of Sherman’s projected arrival in Savannah.

Hood attacks Schofield but suffers crushing losses; Pickett’s Charge of the West. December 4, Battle of Waynesboro, Georgia. December 5 —7, Third Battle of Murfreesboro. December 7 —27, First Battle of Fort Fisher. Second Battle of Fort McAllister. December 15 —16, December 17 —18, December 20 —21, Second Battle of Saltville. Confederate forces retreated, and General George Stoneman ‘s troops entered the town and destroyed the saltworks. January 13 —15, Second Battle of Fort Fisher.

Battle of Rivers’ Bridge. February 5 —7, Battle of Hatcher’s Run. Battle of Wilmington North Carolina. Battle of Waynesboro, Virginia. Remnants of Confederate Army of the Valley are destroyed. Battle of Natural Bridge. March 7 —10, March 10, Battle of Monroe’s Cross Roads. Confederates delayed Federal Calvalry movement towards Fayetteville. March 16, Battle of Averasborough. March 19 —21, Battle of Fort Stedman. March 27 — April 8, Battle of Spanish Fort. March 29, Battle of Lewis’s Farm.

March 31, Battle of White Oak Road. Confederate forces under Richard H. Anderson defeated. Battle of Dinwiddie Court House. Third Battle of Petersburg. Battle of Sutherland’s Station. Battle of Namozine Church. Several Confederates captured, Custer ‘s brother earns Medal of Honor. Battle of Amelia Springs. Confederates forced Union troops to retreat, however Union forces linked up and prevented another counter-attack. Battle of Rice’s Station. Confederate forces are caught off guard by John Gibbon ‘s forces.

Battle of Sayler’s Creek or Sailor’s Creek. Union forces thwart Lee’s attempts to burn bridges and to resupply, Grant proposes that Lee surrender, but he refuses. Battle of Cumberland Church. Battle of Appomattox Station. Battle of Appomattox Court House. George McClellan set out with more than , men on a campaign to capture the Confederate capital of Richmond.

The plan was to sail down the Chesapeake Bay, land on the peninsula between the York and James rivers, and then march 80 miles upriver to capture Richmond. McClellan was charismatic, detail-oriented, and well-liked by his troops.

But he had a pathological aversion to risk-taking. The first Confederate troops McClellan encountered, commanded by John Magruder, were well-entrenched, but there were only 13, of them. McClellan should have been able to rout them fairly easily. But Magruder put on a show for McClellan, parading the troops past the same point multiple times to exaggerate their numbers and convincing McClellan that the force was much bigger than it really was.

So McClellan wasted weeks preparing for the battle. These and other delays gave Confederate forces plenty of time gather reinforcements and prepare their defenses, leading to a series of inconclusive battles in the outskirts of Richmond. Commanding a small Confederate army of about 17, in the Shenandoah Valley miles west of Richmond and Washington, Jackson executed a series of daring raids on Union positions.

In the end, neither side achieved a decisive victory in the Shenandoah Valley campaign. Still Jackson did a huge service to the Confederate cause by keeping more than 50, Union troops occupied with a much smaller force.

The majority of those troops would otherwise have been dispatched to Richmond, where they might have allowed McClellan to seize the Confederate capital. After a Confederate victory near Chancellorsville, Virginia, in May , some Confederate leaders wanted to send troops to reinforce Confederate forces elsewhere in the South. But General Robert E. So Lee marched 75, troops north, taking them deep into Union territory. This map illustrates the resulting chase; red arrows show the path of Confederate troops while blue ones show the pursuing Union forces.

The armies finally met on July 1, , near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. The Union victory there forced Lee to retreat to Confederate territory; Southern troops would never again pose a serious threat to Northern territory. In addition to running an increasingly successful blockade of the Confederate coast, Union forces also gradually took control of key Confederate ports.

By , Mobile Bay was one of the few Southern harbors still in Confederate hands. After one of his ships struck a mine also known as a torpedo in the s that had been laid by confederate ships, the other ships hesitated. Full speed ahead. This map produced for the campaign season features the Republican Party touting one of the signature achievements of its ascendancy — the protective tariff. Both the Federalist Party and the Whig Party had generally argued for high taxes on imported goods in order to encourage the growth of American industry, but both were typically defeated at the polls by the Democrats.

When the new Republican Party came to the fore, anti-slavery ideology was at the core of its appeal, but it retained the old Whig tariff policy. After the South seceded, the GOP suddenly found itself in possession of large majorities. Even before Lincoln took office, Congress passed Vermont Rep.

The tariff question was in part an ideological one about the merits of statist versus laissez faire approaches to economic development, but it also spoke to the regional divide in American politics. The South, with its slave plantations and soil suitable for the cultivation of export-oriented cash crops, benefited from the ability to import low-priced manufactured goods from abroad. Northern agriculture was less commercially promising, and while Northern industry far outpaced Southern industry it lagged behind competition from Britain in many respects.

While Republicans offered a pro-manufacturing trade policy to Northern city dwellers, they offered a vision of free land for small farmers to Northern agriculturalists.

Under the Homestead Act, western lands were surveyed according to the Public Land Survey System depicted in this diagram, and families were offered a quarter section of land at minimal cost provided that they occupied it for a set number of years and demonstrably invested in improving the land with structures and cultivation.

Southern planting interests would have preferred to see large tracts of land sold off to cash-rich investors who could have worked it with slave labor. But once they seceded from the Union they no longer had a say in the matter in Congress, and the Republican vision prevailed.

Homestead Act implementation was deeply troubled in practice. It limited farmers to acre plots that while suitable for eastern agriculture were often too small to be viable in the relatively arid climate of the west. In , the same Rep.

Morrill who would pass the Tariff of introduced a bill to use federal land to finance institutions of higher education. His idea was that the federal government should make a gift to each state of a big bundle of land, and then instruct the states to use the proceeds of its sale to construct public universities. This was essentially the 19th-century version of a debt-financed infrastructure project, with Morrill calculating that the benefit to future generations of education would be greater than the cost to future generations of foregone land revenue.

His bill passed in , but was vetoed by Democratic President James Buchanan. With Lincoln in office, a new version of the same law passed in Many states have additional public colleges — the University of Texas, Arizona State, etc. The idea of a railroad to the Pacific Ocean was at least as old as the influx of American settlers to California. Things really picked up steam when the War Department, under the leadership of then—Secretary and later CSA President Jefferson Davis published an exhaustive multi-volume report detailing five possible routes.

But congressional gridlock made it impossible to choose which route to take. With the departure of Southern legislators during the Civil War, the gridlock was broken, and the Pacific Railroad Act provided free land and subsidized loans for the construction of the railroad. In the summer of , Confederate General Joseph Johnston was fighting a war of attrition in the South that in many ways previewed the trench warfare of World War I.

Meanwhile, Sherman was forced to deploy soldiers and suffer serious casualties in the rear defending rail lines from Confederate raids. By the time he captured Atlanta in September, Sherman was tired of this. So he marched 60, troops away from the Confederate troops and toward Savannah, Georgia. The Union army cut a wide path of destruction through the Georgia countryside that was 25 to 60 miles wide.

They destroyed railroads, burned down buildings, and freed slaves. Instead of shipping food in from the North, they ate food taken from Southern farms and warehouses. The Union strategy depended crucially on some slaveholding border states remaining loyal to the Union cause.

So rather than sell the Proclamation as a principled antislavery measure, Lincoln promoted it as a way of depriving the Confederacy of much-needed manpower. This pragmatic rationale is clearly evident in this map, showing the areas where the Proclamation freed the slaves red and those where it did not blue. Areas that were exempted included not only non-seceding states like Kentucky and Maryland, but also portions of Louisiana and Virginia that were then under Union control.

Lincoln also exempted Tennessee, which was partially occupied by Union troops and — Lincoln hoped — could soon be re-incorporated into the Union. All slaves in the United States were finally freed with the passage of the 13th Amendment in Abraham Lincoln was reelected decisively in the election the states he won are in pink here.

But his reelection was hardly a foregone conclusion. In August , Lincoln himself believed he would likely lose to George McClellan, the Democratic candidate and Union general Lincoln had fired for excessive timidity. Many thought that if McClellan won, he would bring the war to a quick conclusion by recognizing Confederate independence. The election also brought to office Vice President Andrew Johnson — a pro-war Democrat Lincoln put on his ticket as a gesture of national unity — and an even-more-Republican Congress.

When Lincoln was shot in April , Johnson became president. The moderate Johnson clashed frequently with Republicans in Congress who favored vigorous efforts to protect the civil rights of newly freed slaves.

From mid until early , the Union and Confederate governments would periodically exchange prisoners. But this process broke down in due to a dispute over the status of black soldiers. The North welcomed African Americans to fight for the Union cause, but when these soldiers were captured, the racist Confederate troops would often execute them on the spot or — if they were freed slaves — send them back to their masters.

The North retaliated by suspending prisoner exchanges, leading to a prolonged standoff. As a result, the prisoner populations on both sides of the conflict swelled.

Conditions tended to be worse in Southern prison camps than Northern ones. The camp was overcrowded, and prisoners were desperately malnourished by the time they were freed in An estimated 13, of the 45, Union soldiers held there died in captivity. John Wilkes Booth was a well-known Washington actor with Confederate sympathies who hatched a plot to assassinate President Lincoln.

And he knew the play Lincoln was watching, Our American Cousins , so well that he could predict when audience laughter would be loud enough to mask the sound of the gunshot. Union troops finally found him hiding in a barn on April He was shot by a Union soldier during the resulting standoff. The assassination changed the course of US history by replacing Lincoln with the relatively Confederate-friendly Andrew Johnson. Ironically, a Booth co-conspirator, George Atzerodt, had been assigned to kill Johnson, too, but Atzerodt lost his nerve and never carried out the attack.

After the war, Congress divided the former Confederacy into five military districts and set criteria for states to apply for readmission to the Union.

As you can see, the Reconstruction experiment was relatively short-lived in most states, and for many decades the dominant Dunning School of historians held that it was a mistake. The civil rights movement in the midth century induced a reconsideration of these views, and Reconstruction is now broadly seen as a worthy and temporarily successful stab at social justice that was undone by a mixture of Southern white violence and Northern white indifference.

There are even federal military bases named after Confederate generals. Republicans claimed wins in all three, but Democrats charged fraud. The issue was eventually settled by a compromise brokered in Congress. Democrats would accept the legitimacy of the Republican counts in the Southern states, but in exchange the new President, Rutherford B. Hayes, would withdraw federal troops from the South and end Reconstruction. The deal left Southern governance squarely in white supremacist hands.

With black voters disenfranchised no Republican would carry a Southern state again until Herbert Hoover in For 50 years or so after the election, Republicans remained the party that was more supportive of black interests, but they seriously downplayed the issue. With the western frontier definitely secured for free white labor, the element of the anti-slavery agenda that had broad electoral appeal to Northern whites was already off the table. Reconstruction led to an unprecedented surge in African-American representation in the United States Congress, as liberated slaves found themselves in the majority in a number of districts across the South.

African-American congressional representation scored a minor comeback in that was countered by a renewed drive to disenfranchise black voters through a wave of new state constitutions that in many cases also disenfranchised many lower-income white voters.

In , the Democrats recaptured the state legislature on a white supremacy platform and passed an effective disenfranchisement bill in , and White resigned.

The Civil War freed the slaves, and Reconstruction temporarily granted them basic political rights. But the settlement of the war made no provision for land reform or economic redistribution.

The federally owned land of the West was secured for free largely white owner-operated farms, but the basic underpinnings of the Southern plantation economy were left intact. Newly freed slaves owned no land or farm equipment, and had little in the way of formal education. With Southern governments from the s onward uninterested in providing any of those things, most of the rural black population was forced into a particularly unremunerative form of tenant farming known as sharecropping.

In exchange for land to till, seeds to plant, and basic equipment, the sharecropper would do all the work and hand a large share of the proceeds over to the landowner. Designer: Anand Katakam.

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Northern agriculture was less commercially promising, and while Northern industry far outpaced Southern industry it lagged behind competition from Britain in many respects. While Republicans offered a pro-manufacturing trade policy to Northern city dwellers, they offered a vision of free land for small farmers to Northern agriculturalists. Under the Homestead Act, western lands were surveyed according to the Public Land Survey System depicted in this diagram, and families were offered a quarter section of land at minimal cost provided that they occupied it for a set number of years and demonstrably invested in improving the land with structures and cultivation.

Southern planting interests would have preferred to see large tracts of land sold off to cash-rich investors who could have worked it with slave labor. But once they seceded from the Union they no longer had a say in the matter in Congress, and the Republican vision prevailed. Homestead Act implementation was deeply troubled in practice. It limited farmers to acre plots that while suitable for eastern agriculture were often too small to be viable in the relatively arid climate of the west.

In , the same Rep. Morrill who would pass the Tariff of introduced a bill to use federal land to finance institutions of higher education.

His idea was that the federal government should make a gift to each state of a big bundle of land, and then instruct the states to use the proceeds of its sale to construct public universities.

This was essentially the 19th-century version of a debt-financed infrastructure project, with Morrill calculating that the benefit to future generations of education would be greater than the cost to future generations of foregone land revenue. His bill passed in , but was vetoed by Democratic President James Buchanan. With Lincoln in office, a new version of the same law passed in Many states have additional public colleges — the University of Texas, Arizona State, etc.

The idea of a railroad to the Pacific Ocean was at least as old as the influx of American settlers to California.

Things really picked up steam when the War Department, under the leadership of then—Secretary and later CSA President Jefferson Davis published an exhaustive multi-volume report detailing five possible routes.

But congressional gridlock made it impossible to choose which route to take. With the departure of Southern legislators during the Civil War, the gridlock was broken, and the Pacific Railroad Act provided free land and subsidized loans for the construction of the railroad.

In the summer of , Confederate General Joseph Johnston was fighting a war of attrition in the South that in many ways previewed the trench warfare of World War I. Meanwhile, Sherman was forced to deploy soldiers and suffer serious casualties in the rear defending rail lines from Confederate raids.

By the time he captured Atlanta in September, Sherman was tired of this. So he marched 60, troops away from the Confederate troops and toward Savannah, Georgia. The Union army cut a wide path of destruction through the Georgia countryside that was 25 to 60 miles wide. They destroyed railroads, burned down buildings, and freed slaves. Instead of shipping food in from the North, they ate food taken from Southern farms and warehouses.

The Union strategy depended crucially on some slaveholding border states remaining loyal to the Union cause. So rather than sell the Proclamation as a principled antislavery measure, Lincoln promoted it as a way of depriving the Confederacy of much-needed manpower. This pragmatic rationale is clearly evident in this map, showing the areas where the Proclamation freed the slaves red and those where it did not blue. Areas that were exempted included not only non-seceding states like Kentucky and Maryland, but also portions of Louisiana and Virginia that were then under Union control.

Lincoln also exempted Tennessee, which was partially occupied by Union troops and — Lincoln hoped — could soon be re-incorporated into the Union. All slaves in the United States were finally freed with the passage of the 13th Amendment in Abraham Lincoln was reelected decisively in the election the states he won are in pink here. But his reelection was hardly a foregone conclusion. In August , Lincoln himself believed he would likely lose to George McClellan, the Democratic candidate and Union general Lincoln had fired for excessive timidity.

Many thought that if McClellan won, he would bring the war to a quick conclusion by recognizing Confederate independence. The election also brought to office Vice President Andrew Johnson — a pro-war Democrat Lincoln put on his ticket as a gesture of national unity — and an even-more-Republican Congress. When Lincoln was shot in April , Johnson became president. The moderate Johnson clashed frequently with Republicans in Congress who favored vigorous efforts to protect the civil rights of newly freed slaves.

From mid until early , the Union and Confederate governments would periodically exchange prisoners. But this process broke down in due to a dispute over the status of black soldiers. The North welcomed African Americans to fight for the Union cause, but when these soldiers were captured, the racist Confederate troops would often execute them on the spot or — if they were freed slaves — send them back to their masters.

The North retaliated by suspending prisoner exchanges, leading to a prolonged standoff. As a result, the prisoner populations on both sides of the conflict swelled.

Conditions tended to be worse in Southern prison camps than Northern ones. The camp was overcrowded, and prisoners were desperately malnourished by the time they were freed in An estimated 13, of the 45, Union soldiers held there died in captivity.

John Wilkes Booth was a well-known Washington actor with Confederate sympathies who hatched a plot to assassinate President Lincoln. And he knew the play Lincoln was watching, Our American Cousins , so well that he could predict when audience laughter would be loud enough to mask the sound of the gunshot. Union troops finally found him hiding in a barn on April He was shot by a Union soldier during the resulting standoff. The assassination changed the course of US history by replacing Lincoln with the relatively Confederate-friendly Andrew Johnson.

Ironically, a Booth co-conspirator, George Atzerodt, had been assigned to kill Johnson, too, but Atzerodt lost his nerve and never carried out the attack. After the war, Congress divided the former Confederacy into five military districts and set criteria for states to apply for readmission to the Union.

As you can see, the Reconstruction experiment was relatively short-lived in most states, and for many decades the dominant Dunning School of historians held that it was a mistake. The civil rights movement in the midth century induced a reconsideration of these views, and Reconstruction is now broadly seen as a worthy and temporarily successful stab at social justice that was undone by a mixture of Southern white violence and Northern white indifference.

There are even federal military bases named after Confederate generals. Republicans claimed wins in all three, but Democrats charged fraud. The issue was eventually settled by a compromise brokered in Congress.

Democrats would accept the legitimacy of the Republican counts in the Southern states, but in exchange the new President, Rutherford B. Hayes, would withdraw federal troops from the South and end Reconstruction. The deal left Southern governance squarely in white supremacist hands. With black voters disenfranchised no Republican would carry a Southern state again until Herbert Hoover in For 50 years or so after the election, Republicans remained the party that was more supportive of black interests, but they seriously downplayed the issue.

With the western frontier definitely secured for free white labor, the element of the anti-slavery agenda that had broad electoral appeal to Northern whites was already off the table.

Reconstruction led to an unprecedented surge in African-American representation in the United States Congress, as liberated slaves found themselves in the majority in a number of districts across the South. African-American congressional representation scored a minor comeback in that was countered by a renewed drive to disenfranchise black voters through a wave of new state constitutions that in many cases also disenfranchised many lower-income white voters.

In , the Democrats recaptured the state legislature on a white supremacy platform and passed an effective disenfranchisement bill in , and White resigned. The Civil War freed the slaves, and Reconstruction temporarily granted them basic political rights. But the settlement of the war made no provision for land reform or economic redistribution. The federally owned land of the West was secured for free largely white owner-operated farms, but the basic underpinnings of the Southern plantation economy were left intact.

Newly freed slaves owned no land or farm equipment, and had little in the way of formal education. With Southern governments from the s onward uninterested in providing any of those things, most of the rural black population was forced into a particularly unremunerative form of tenant farming known as sharecropping. In exchange for land to till, seeds to plant, and basic equipment, the sharecropper would do all the work and hand a large share of the proceeds over to the landowner.

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Text Text on this page is printable and can be used according to our Terms of Service. Confederates disengage, and fled to Thibodaux. June 24 —26, Battle of Hoover’s Gap. Second Battle of Donaldsonville.

June 29 —30, Battle of Goodrich’s Landing. Stuart forced to change his route, delaying his efforts to unite with Lee’s force outside Gettysburg. July 1 —2, Battle of Cabin Creek. James Monroe Williams forced Confederate forces to flee.

July 1 —3, Lee loses to Meade , Pickett’s Charge fails, ends second invasion of North. Confederate army arrived in Gettysburg to resupply army, unaware of Union army nearby. Confederate assault on river port fails securing eastern Arkansas for Union. July 6 —16, Battle of Williamsport. Confederate raid results in civilian casualties, including a Lutheran minister. Battle of Fort Wagner. July 12 —13, Battle of Kock’s Plantation.

Battle of Grimball’s Landing. Battle of Honey Springs. Wagner fails, heroism of the 54th Massachusetts. Battle of Buffington Island. Battle of Manassas Gap. July 24 —25, North Dakota Dakota Territory at the time. Battle of Dead Buffalo Lake. The northernmost battle in the Civil War. Dakota War of : Sioux forces escape Union forces in pursuit. August 17 — September 9, Second Battle of Fort Sumter.

July 18 — September 7, Second Battle of Charleston Harbor. August 21 — September 8, Second Battle of Chattanooga. August 23, Lawrence Massacre Quantrill’s Raid. Quantrill’s Raiders pillage the city. Battle of Devil’s Backbone. September 3 —5, Battle of Whitestone Hill. September 8, Second Battle of Sabine Pass. Battle of Bayou Fourche. Union victory allows for capture of Little Rock.

September 10 —11, Battle of Davis’s Cross Roads. September 22, Battle of Blountville Battle of Blountsville. September 29, Battle of Stirling’s Plantation. October 6, Battle of Baxter Springs. October 10, Battle of Blue Springs.

October 13, First Battle of Auburn. October 14, Battle of Bristoe Station. Second Battle of Auburn. October 16 —18, Union troops raided the Jean Street Shipyard burning two notorious blockade runners, and disrupting exports.

October 19, Battle of Buckland Mills. October 28 —29, November 3, Battle of Collierville. November 6, Battle of Droop Mountain. West Virginia. Second Battle of Rappahannock Station. November 16, Battle of Campbell’s Station. November 24 , Battle of Lookout Mountain. November 25 , Battle of Missionary Ridge.

Grant routs Braxton Bragg ‘s army ending the siege of Union forces in Chattanooga. November 27 — December 2, November 27, Battle of Ringgold Gap.

November 29, Battle of Fort Sanders. Battle of Bean’s Station. December 29, January 17, January 26, January 27, February 6 —7, Battle of Morton’s Ford. February 13, Battle of Middle Boggy Depot. February 14 —20, Battle of Meridian. February 20, February 22, Confederate cavalry, commanded by Maj. Nathan Bedford Forrest , routed 7, cavalry under the command of Brig.

William Sooy Smith. February 22 —27, First Battle of Dalton. After several days of intense skirmishing, Maj. George H. Thomas ‘s army withdrew upon realizing Gen. Joseph E. Johnston ‘s troops could repel any assault. However, the intelligence garnered from the Battle of Dalton helped pave the way for a Union victory in the summer. March 12 —14, Battle of Fort De Russy. April 3 —4, Battle of Elkin’s Ferry. Battle of Mansfield or Sabine Cross Roads.

April 9 —13, Battle of Prairie D’Ane. Frederick Steele defeats Sterling Price. Battle of Pleasant Hill. April 12, Battle of Blair’s Landing. Battle of Plymouth. Confederate land forces, supported by naval ram, retake two Union forts near Plymouth, North Carolina.

April 18, Battle of Poison Spring. April 23, Battle of Monett’s Ferry. April 25, Battle of Marks’ Mills. Battle of Jenkins’ Ferry. Battle of Albemarle Sound. Battle of the Wilderness. Battle of Port Walthall Junction. May 7 —13, Battle of Rocky Face Ridge. Due to a flanking movement by Union troops under Maj. William Tecumseh Sherman , Confederates led by Gen.

Johnston were forced to evacuate their strong position near Atlanta. May 8 —21, Battle of Spotsylvania Court House.

Grant and Lee meet inconclusively, Grant writes to Halleck “I propose to fight it out on this line if it takes all summer”. Battle of Cloyd’s Mountain. Battle of Chester Station.

Union forces under Benjamin Butler pushed back. Battle of Cove Mountain. Union forces under William W. Averell fought off Confederate attack and escaped under cover of the night. Battle of Yellow Tavern. Union forces win cavalry battle, J. Stuart is mortally wounded. May 12 —16, Battle of Proctor’s Creek. Battle of Yellow Bayou. Union and Confederate forces traded ground until both sides retired, with no valuable gain from either side.

Battle of Ware Bottom Church. May 23 —26, Battle of Wilson’s Wharf. Confederates under Fitzhugh Lee defeated by two Union black regiments. May 25 —26, Battle of New Hope Church. May 26 — June 4, Battle of Pickett’s Mill. Battle of Haw’s Shop.

May 28 —30, Battle of Totopotomoy Creek. May 31 — June 12, Battle of Old River Lake. Colton Greene failed to prevent Union advance. June 6 — July 3, First Battle of Petersburg. Battle of Brice’s Crossroads. June 11 —12, Union Brig. Stephen Gano Burbridge defeated Confederate Brig.

John Hunt Morgan. Most Confederate soldiers were casualties, though Morgan escaped. Battle of Trevilian Station.

Confederate victory, George Armstrong Custer nearly surrounded and has to be rescued by Sheridan. June 15 —18, Second Battle of Petersburg. June 17 —18, June 21 —24, Battle of Jerusalem Plank Road. Union siege lines extended for Siege of Petersburg. Battle of Kolb’s Farm. Battle of Saint Mary’s Church. Battle of Staunton River Bridge. Battle of Kennesaw Mountain. Battle of Sappony Church. First Battle of Ream’s Station. William Mahone and Brig. Battle of Monocacy Battle of Monocacy Junction.

July 11 —12, Battle of Fort Stevens. Failed Confederate attempt to capture Washington, D. July 14 —15, Confederate forces under Stephen D. Lee are defeated and Nathan Bedford Forrest is wounded in action. July 18 —19, Joseph Thoburn led a full retreat after being surrounded by Confederate forces.

Battle of Peachtree Creek. Battle of Rutherford’s Farm. Confederates under Jubal Early caught by surprise and defeated.

Atlanta Campaign Sherman turns back Hood’s attack east of Atlanta. Second Battle of Kernstown. July 27 —29, First Battle of Deep Bottom. Atlanta Campaign Confederate attack on Union army northwest of Atlanta fails to gain element of surprise, finding entrenched Union forces. Union victory. July 28 —29, Battle of Killdeer Mountain. August 1, Battle of Folck’s Mill. August 2 —23, David Farragut takes port, says “Damn the torpedoes, full speed ahead”.

August 5 —7, Atlanta Campaign Indecisive battle on Union right flank near Atlanta. August 7, August 14 —15, Second Battle of Dalton. August 14 —20, Second Battle of Deep Bottom. The Confederates drove back the Union threat, but at a cost of diluting their forces as the Union had hoped. August 16, Federals successfully counterattacked against the Confederates, resulting in a chaotic Confederate retreat.

August 18 —21, Battle of Globe Tavern. August 20, Battle of Lovejoy’s Station. August 21, Second Battle of Memphis.

Battle of Summit Point. August 25, Second Battle of Ream’s Station. August 25 —29, Battle of Smithfield Crossing. Confederate forces routed a small Union detachment, but a Union counterattacked stopped the Confederates; ultimately ending the last engagement in West Virginia of the Civil War.

August 31 — September 1, Battle of Jonesborough. William J. Hardee ‘s Confederates defeated, resulting in Atlanta’s fall the following day. September 3 —4, At the same time Confederate Lt.

Jubal A. Early sent Maj. Joseph B. Darkness ended the fighting. The next morning, Early, seeing the strength of the Union’s entrenched line, retreated behind Opequon Creek. Battle of Opequon Third Battle of Winchester. September 21 —22, Battle of Fisher’s Hill. September 27, September 29 —30, September 30 — October 2, Battle of Peebles’ Farm. First Battle of Saltville. October 7, Battle of Darbytown and New Market. John Gregg is killed, Confederates withdraw to Richmond.

Battle of Tom’s Brook. Battle of Darbytown Road. October 15, Battle of Glasgow. Second Battle of Lexington. Battle of Little Blue River.

 

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General Winfield Scott, a hero of the earlier war with Mexico, was a senior US military officer at the outbreak of the war and drew up the initial plan for Union victory. Lincoln rejected this idea in favor of a more aggressive push for a conquest of Richmond and a swift victory.

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The rail network helped the Union in concrete terms during the war, because it facilitated the movement of troops and supplies across the very large frontier. But it also signifies a larger set of Northern advantages. Those railroads were useful during wartime, but they existed long before it because the demand for them existed in the form of Northern factories and large Northern cities.

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In the s, the city of Locztions was much smaller locationx the District of Columbia, with the remaining territory still in a rural state. As the city grew in subsequent decades, old forts — including Fort Totten, Fort Lincoln, Fort Davis, and Fort Dupont — would be pressed into service as civil war battles map locations names of new neighborhoods.

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Battle of Gettysburg – July 1—3 – Pennsylvania – Union victory. Stuart is fatally wounded. Battle of Lynchburg – June 17—18 – Virginia – Confederate victory. Battle of Monocacy – July 9 – Maryland – Confederate victory.

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