Fort Sumter was the beginning of the civil war on April 12-13, 1861 . Fort Sumter is in Charleston, South Carolina. The Confederate States of America started the battle with the Union returning fire. The Union ended up losing the battle.
Battle of Frankin
The battle of Bull run was one of the bigger battles of the civil war. This battle happened on August 28-30. Robert E. Lee sent the Confederate soldiers to sabotage the union's supplies.
Battle of Fort Pillow
The battle of Gettysburg was the bloodiest battle of the civil war. It happened on July 1-3 1863. This was a key turning point for the Union because they won the battle.
This was another very bloody battle of the civil war. It was on November 30, 1863. There were 6,200 Confederate deaths. The union won this battle. There were three houses close by that are all now monuments.
The Battle of Fort Pillow was also known as a massacre because the Union sent black troops to fight and the southerners didn't like that. They started murdering the black troops after they won the battle.
Bettonville was one of the last battles of the civil war it was on March 19-20, 1865. This caused 4,100 deaths and the union won. The Confederate soldiers had to retreat back to Greensburg.