Civil War Battles

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Virginia (Confederate) sunk Congress and Cumberland (Union) but was stopped by the Monitor (designed by Ericsson); first ironclads battle
also Battle of Fleetwood Hill; largest Civil War cavalry fight; Stuart (Confederate) forced retreat of Pleasonton (Union)
Sheridan (Union) returned from a conference in Washington to lead a counterattack defeating Early (Confederate)
ackson (Confederate) defeated Miles (Union); largest Union surrender of the war
JE Johnston (Confederate) failed to stop Sherman's (Union) Atlanta campaign
also Pittsburg Landing; draw between Grant (Union) and AS Johnston (Confederate); Johnston was killed and Beauregard took over; Buell reinforced Grant; Grant was advancing towards
Lee (Confederate) surrendered to Grant (Union)
Thomas (Union) forced Hood (Confederate) to retreat to MS
Bragg (Confederate) defeated Rosecrans (Union) at Chickamauga GA Sept. 19-20, but Thomas and Grant (Union) defeated Bragg at Lookout Mountain (Battle above the Clouds, led by Hooke
also Murfreesboro; draw between Rosecrans (Union) and Bragg (Confederate); highest casualty rate of the war
Grant (Union) laid siege to and captured Vicksburg, defended by Pemberton (Confederate); battles at Champion Hill and Big Black River
Meade (Union) defeated Lee (Confederate); Longstreet (Confederate) attacked Union's left; Pickett (Confederate) charged Cemetery Ridge at Little Round Top, defended by Sickles and
McClellan (Union) forced Lee (Confederate) to retreat to VG; Union success led to Emancipation Proclamation; French and Richardson (Union) drove Hill (Confederate) out of 'Sunken R
Description Battle
Rodes (Confederate) failed to stop Sheridan's (Union) Shenandoah Valley Campaign
Beauregard (Confederate), reinforced by JE Johnston, stopped McDowell's (Union) advance to Richmond; Bee gave Jackson 'Stonewall' nickname
Winslow, captain of the Kearsarge (Union) sunk Alabama (Confederate), captained by Semmes
also Elkhorn Tavern; Curtis (Union) defeated Van Dorn (Confederate), protecting MO
Lee (Confederate), with Longstreet and Jackson, defeated Pope (Union); forced Union out of VG; Chantilly
Lee (Confederate) stopped McClellan's (Union) Peninsular Campaign; battles included Mechanicsville, Gaines' Mill, Harrison's Landing, Garnett's Farm, Golding's Farm, Savage's Stati
First Battle
Lee (Confederate) stopped Meade (Union), but Grant continued drive to Richmond; attack on 'Bloody Angle', center of Lee's line
Lee (Confederate) stopped Burnside's (Union) drive to Richmond; Burnside had just replaced McClellan in command of the Army of the Potomac
Jackson (Confederate) stopped Hooker's (Union) advance on Richmond; Jackson was accidentally killed by his men while spying
draw between Grant and Meade (Union) and Lee (Confederate); Grant suffered greater casualties but continued towards Spotsylvania
Schofield (Union) continued advance to Nashville despite resistance of Hood (Confederate), who tried to get Sherman to follow him into TN

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