Civil War Battles

Learn about all the Important Battles During the American Civil War

Battle of Antietam 1862

The battle of Antietam took place near Washington County of Maryland. It took place on September 17, 1862. Read more about the Battle of Antietam 1862 >>

Battle of Chancellorsville 1863

The Battle of Chancellorsville started on April 30, 1863 and continued until May 6, 1863 Read more about the Battle of Chancellorsville 1863 >>

Battle of Fredericksburg 1862

Battle of Fredericksburg took place in Spotsylvania County, Virginia in 1862 Read more about the Battle of Fredericksburg 1862 >>

Battle of Gettysburg 1863

The Battle of Gettysburg was fought in and around Gettysburg town in Pennsylvania in 1863 Read more about the Battle of Gettysburg 1863 >>

Battle of Shiloh 1862

The battle Battle of Shiloh took place on April 6 and April 7, 1862. It was fought in western Tennessee Read more about the Battle of Shiloh 1862 >>

Battle of Spotsylvania

This Battle of Spotsylvania Court House was a long battle which started on May 8, 1864 Read more about the Battle of Spotsylvania >>

Battle of the Ironclads 1862

Until 1862, the Union and Confederate armies had been using conventional ships made of wood Read more about the Battle of the Ironclads 1862 >>

Second Battle of Bull Run 1862

The Second Battle of Bull Run 1862, was fought at the present-day Prince William County of Virginia. Read more about the Second Battle of Bull Run 1862 >>

Siege of Vicksburg 1863

The Siege of Vicksburg involved laying siege to the city of Vicksburg by the Union army Read more about the Siege of Vicksburg 1863 >>

The Battle of Gettysburg 1863

The Battle of Gettysburg was fought in and around Gettysburg town in Pennsylvania in 1863 Read more about the The Battle of Gettysburg 1863 >>

The First Battle of Bull Run 1861

The First Battle of Bull Run took place in the Fairfax County and the Prince William County of Virginia in 1861

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