4 major battles of the Civil War: The Firing at Fort Sumter, The Battle of Antietam, The Battle of Gettysburg, and the Siege at Vicksburg.
Date: Apr 12, 1861 – Apr 13, 1861The Battle of Fort Sumter was the bombardment of Fort Sumter near Charleston, South Carolina by the South Carolina militia, and the return gunfire and subsequent surrender by the United States Army, that started the American Civil War
Battle of Fort Sumter
Date: September 17, 1862Battle of Antietam, also called Battle of Sharps burg, in the American Civil War, a decisive engagement that halted the Confederate invasion of Maryland, an advance that was regarded as one of the greatest Confederate threats to Washington, D.C. The Union name for the battle is derived from Antietam Creek,
Battle of Antietam
Date: May 18, 1863 – Jul 4, 1863The Siege of Vicksburg was a decisive Union victory during the American Civil War that divided the confederacy and cemented the reputation of Union General Ulysses S. Grant
Siege of Vicksburg
Date: Jul 1, 1863 – Jul 3, 1863The Battle of Gettysburg, fought from July 1 to July 3, 1863, is considered the most important engagement of the American Civil War. After a great victory over Union forces at Chancellorsville, General Robert E. Lee marched his Army of Northern Virginia into Pennsylvania in late June 1863