Fort Sumter is an island fortification located in Charleston Harbor, South Carolina. It was constructed in 1829 as a coastal. It was the most famous place of the first shots of the Cilvil War.
Firing on fort sumter
It occurred in September 17, 1862 at Antietam creek in Maryland. General Robert E. Lee's army of northern Virginia against Union General George McClellan's army of the Potomac and was the time when Lee's army invade the north.
Battle of Antietam
The spring of 1862 until July 1863 during the American Civil War. Union forces waged a campaign to take the confederate of Vicksburg Mississippi. It lay on the east bank of the Mississippi river.
Siege of Vicksburg
When the American Civil War (1861-65) began, President Abraham Lincoln carefully framed the conflict as concerning the preservation of the Union rather than the slavery
The 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
Battle of Gettyysburg
On April 9, 1865, near the town of Appomattox Court House, Virginia, Confederate General Robert E. Lee surrendered his Army of Northern Virginia to Union General Ulysses S. Grant. Then Lee had abandoned the Confederate capital of Richmond and the city of Petersburg.