Events in the US Civil War

Name these events that occurred in the American Civil War.
In events that spanned several days, the starting date is used.
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Last updated: March 1, 2022
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6 November 1860
This Republican is elected President of the United States.
Abraham Lincoln
20 December 1860
This state is the first to secede from the Union.
South Carolina
12 April 1861
This battle occurs, often cited as the beginning of the Civil War.
Battle of Fort Sumter
21 July 1861
The first major battle of the Civil War; also called the Battle of First Mannassas
First Battle of Bull Run
25 April 1862
This city, at the mouth of the Mississippi River, is captured by the Union.
New Orleans
5 September 1862
The Confederacy's first push towards Washington D.C.
Maryland Campaign
17 September 1862
The battle which results in the single bloodiest day in American military history.
Battle of Antietam
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22 September 1862
A declaration by the President that freed all slaves in the Confederacy.
Emancipation Proclamation
30 April 1863
General Lee's "perfect battle", where he defeated Major General Joseph Hooker.
Battle of Chancellorsville
18 May 1863
The siege and capture of this town gives the Union full control of the Mississippi River.
Vicksburg
1 July 1863
The bloodiest battle of the Civil War.
Battle of Gettysburg
2 March 1864
This Union general is given command of Union armies.
Ulysses S. Grant
22 July 1864
This Union general captures Atlanta.
William Sherman
15 November 1864
A campaign by the above general to capture Savannah, Georgia.
Sherman's March to the Sea
9 April 1865
General Lee surrenders at this location.
Appomattox Court House
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Level 54
Mar 1, 2022
Typo: Appomattox Court House
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Mar 1, 2022
Fixed, thanks!