The Battle of Fort Sumter This was the first Battle of the Civil War. I was in the Charleston harbor where there was 33 hours of bombing on the Fort. After the 33 hours the North surrendered to the South.
The Battle of Bull Run This battle was fought in Manassas Virginia. In July 1861, Union troops marched out of Washington, DC heading for Richmond, VA. After this war Abraham Lincoln prepared for a long war.
The Battle of Shiloh This battle was fought for the use of water ways. Abraham Lincoln had replaced General Scott with General McClellan during this war. The North had won this allowing them to keep using the water ways.
The battle of Gettysburg This battle was considered a turning point in the civil war. The battle had lasted 3 days and was one of the bloodiest battles of the civil war. The North won the battle and the South would never invade their land again. Because of the Souths loss Great Britain and France left the Confederacy.