Civil War Comic
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The Confederates fire the first shots at Fort Sumter, starting the Civil War
After Fort Sumter, President Abraham Lincoln calls on American citizens to volunteer for the Army
The first official battle of the American Civil War, the Battle of Bull Run. Both sides are unorganized, but the Confederates win the battle.
The Battle of Hampton Roads.Both sides had created ironclads, a new type of ship. The U.S.S. Monitor and the C.S.S. Virginia fought each other, but neither ship did any damage to each other
The Battle of Gettysburg was the bloodiest battle of the Civil War, but the Union won and was able to stop the Confederates from marching further into the United States.
A peace treaty was signed on April 9 1865 at the Appomattox Court House. General Robert E. Lee surrendered to General Ulysses S. Grant. This meant that the war was close to being over.