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Events & Battles of the US Civil War

People & Events

  • Bermuda Blockade Surge
  • Horace Greely's Editorial(s)
  • JB EADS Rivirine Ironclads
  • Confederate Locomotive Shortage
  • Gustavus Fox's Ironclad building program
  • Jefferson Davis issues letters of marque
  • British Clydesdale shipyards
  • CSA Recognizes KY, MO, MD & DE
  • Richmond Bread Riots
  • Admiral Foote
  • West Virginia declares for the Union
  • Brazil recognizes the Confederacy
  • Missouri Guerilla raids
  • "Forward to Richmond!"
  • Ball's Bluff
  • Union 90-day enlistments expire
  • Josiah Gorgas
  • TN Gov. Isham Harris
  • The Trent Affair
  • Salmon Chase
  • Lincoln declares the Southern Blockade
  • Gideon Welles
  • Grierson's Raid
  • Brooklyn Navy Yard conversions
  • Franz Sigel
  • Copperheads
  • Choctaw Indians declare for the Confederacy
  • Sinking of the USS Cairo
  • Quantrill's Raiders
  • Dorothea Dix
  • Crittenden Compromise
  • John Ericsson's Monitor Fleet
  • Wilson's Raid
  • Three Cigars
  • Draft riots in New York
  • Southern Religious Revival
  • Jefferson Davis tours the South
  • Mexican Supply Pipeline
  • Clara Barton
  • Mosby's Raiders
  • Great Sioux Uprising
  • Frederick Douglas
  • John W. Mallet
  • George W. Rains
  • Quaker Guns
  • Lincoln suspends Habeas Corpus
  • Baltimore Revolts
  • Nathaniel Lyon
  • Admiral Porter
  • the Anaconda Plan

Battles of the Civil War

Preceded by "Battle of" except where noted. Battles marked with a * took place in Virginia.
  • Red River Campaign
  • Ft. Sumter
  • First Bull Run (First Manassas)*
  • Rich Mountain
  • Wilson's Creek
  • Carnifex Ferry
  • Cheat Mountain
  • Ball's Bluff
  • Chustenahlah
  • Mill Springs
  • Ft. Henry
  • Roanoke Island
  • Ft. Donelson
  • Valverde
  • New Madrid (Island #10)
  • Pea Ridge
  • Hampton Roads
  • New Bern
  • First Kernstown*
  • Glorieta Pass
  • Yorktown
  • Shiloh
  • Fts. Jackson & St. Philip
  • Capture of New Orleans
  • Seige of Corinth
  • Williamsburg
  • Drewry's Bluff
  • First Winchester*
  • Seven Pines
  • Memphis
  • Cross Keys*
  • Secessionville (James Island)
  • Beaver Dam Creek
  • Gaines' Mill
  • Glendale
  • Malvern Hill
  • Baton Rouge
  • Cedar Mountain
  • Manassas Station*
  • Second Bull Run (Second Manassas)*
  • Richmond (KY)
  • Chantilly
  • Harpers Ferry
  • Munfordville
  • South Mountain
  • Perryville
  • Prairie Grove
  • (First) Fredericksburg
  • Stones River (Second Murfreesboro)
  • Second Galveston
  • Chancellorsville
  • Port Gibson
  • Chalk Bluff
  • Second Fredericksburg
  • Salem Church
  • Raymond
  • Jackson
  • Big Black River Bridge
  • Seige of Vicksburg
  • Seige of Port Hudson
  • Brandy Station
  • Second Winchester*
  • Helena
  • Honey Springs
  • Second Ft. Wagner
  • Second Ft. Sumter
  • Second Charleston Harbor
  • Second Sabine Pass
  • Chickamauga
  • Bristoe Station
  • Wauhatchie
  • Second Rappahannock Station
  • Mine Run
  • Ringgold Gap
  • Ft. Sanders
  • Olustee
  • Okolona
  • Ft. De Russy
  • Mansfield
  • Prairie D'Ane
  • Pleasant Hill
  • Ft. Pillow
  • the Wilderness
  • Spotsylvania Courthouse
  • Proctor's Creek
  • New Market*
  • North Anna
  • Totopotomoy Creek
  • Cold Harbor
  • Piedmont*
  • Marietta
  • Brice's Crossroads
  • Trevilian Station
  • Second Petersburg*
  • Lynchburg*
  • Jerusalem Plank Road
  • Kennesaw Mountain
  • Monocacy (Monocacy Junction)*
  • Ft. Stevens
  • Tupelo
  • Peachtree Creek
  • Atlanta
  • Second Kernstown*
  • Ezra Church
  • the Crater
  • Mobile Bay
  • Second Deep Bottom
  • Globe Tavern
  • Second Ream's Station
  • Jonesborough
  • Opequon (Third Winchester)*
  • Fisher's Hill*
  • Ft. Davidson
  • Chaffin's Farm (New Market Heights)
  • Peebles' Farm
  • Allatoona
  • Cedar Creek*
  • Byram's Ford
  • Westport
  • Bodyton Plank Road
  • Second Newtonia
  • Johnsonville
  • Griswoldville
  • Spring Hill
  • Sand Creek Massacre
  • Franklin
  • Second Ft. McAllister
  • Nashville
  • Second Ft. Fisher
  • Hatcher's Run
  • Waynesboro*
  • Bentonville
  • Ft. Stedman
  • Spanish Fort
  • White Oak Road
  • Five Forks
  • Selma
  • Third Petersburg*
  • Ft. Blakely
  • Saylor's Creek (Sailor's Creek)
  • Appomattox Station*
  • Appomattox Courthouse*