Some of the 6 main Battles of The Civil War
On these 6 strips, I will be listing and naming the main facts of 6 of the main battles of the Civil War.
Battle Of Bull Run
Battle Of Hampton Roads
Battle Of Shiloh
-First Major Battle of the Civil War(Also known as Battle of Manassas) -North realized they underestimated the South -Attack Richmond (Confederate) Won by the Confederate Army (General Johnston's Army)
Battle Of Antietam
-This was the first battle to use iron clads. -Boats used to originally burn and sink, but now that technology has upgraded, they could now fight on open water with boats made of iron instead of wood. -U.S.S MONITOR VS C.S.S VIRGINIA
Battle Of Gettysburg
-Battle Of Shiloh Took place in Southwestern Tennessee -Union Army won This Battle -Was first major battle in Western Theater.
Battle Of Vicksburg
-On September 17, 1862, Mclellan and Robert Lee battled each other's armies in Sharpsburg, Maryland. -Mclellan's army won against the confederate side. -Bloodiest battle ever fought in Civil War.
-On July 1, 1863, Confederate and Union generals sought out to fight. -The fiercest battle of the Civil War was located in Gettysburg, Pennsyvania. -Union Army ran out of bullets, so they charged with bayonets. This is known as "Pickett's Charge".
On May 18- July 4, 1863, Union General Grant and Confederate General Pemberton fought out on the battlefield. -32697 TOTAL Casualties(Kidnappings, Murders, Surrenders, etc) -Union Army wins
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