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Civil War Battles

Battles in 1861

Crisis at Pensacola ~ January – April 1861

Fort Sumter ~ April 12 -14, 1861

Virginia Seizes Harpers Ferry ~ April 18, 1861

Capture of Norfolk ~ April 20, 1861

St. Louis Massacre ~ May 10, 1861

Harpers Ferry ~ May 23, 1861

Occupation of Alexandria ~ May 24, 1861

Skirmish at Philippi ~ June 3, 1861

Battle of Big Bethel ~ June 10, 1861

Engagement at Carthage ~ July 5, 1861

Action at Laurel Mountain and Carrick’s Ford ~ July 7 – 13, 1861

Engagement at Rock Creek ~ June 13, 1861

Engagement at Boonville ~ June 17, 1861

1st Battle of Bull Run ~ July 21, 1861

Battles in 1862

Battle of Mill Springs ~ January 19, 1862

Battle of Fort Henry ~ February 6, 1862

Battle of Roanoke Island ~ February 8, 1862

Capture of Elizabeth City ~ February 10, 1862

Battle of Fort Donelson ~ February 13 -16, 1862

Capture of Corinth ~ April 28 – May 30, 1862

1st Battle of Drewry’s Bluff ~ May 15, 1862

Battle of Cross Keys ~ June 8, 1862

Battle of Groveton ~ August 28, 1862

Antietam Campaign ~ September 17, 1862

Siege of Galveston Harbor ~ October 4, 1862

Battles in 1863

Vicksburg Campaign ~ January – July 1863

Battle of Galveston ~ January 1, 1863

Mud March ~ January 20 – 22, 1863

Siege of Port Hudson ~ March 14 – July 8, 1863

Battle of Kelly’s Ford ~ March 17, 1863

Battle of the Ironclads ~ April 7, 1863

Battle of Gettysburg – Day 1 ~ July 1 – 3, 1863
Battle of Gettysburg – Day 2 ~ July 1 – 3, 1863
Battle of Gettysburg – Day 3 ~ July 1 – 3, 1863

Retreat from Gettysburg ~ July 4 – 14, 1863

Battle of Battery Wagner ~ July 18, 1863

Lawrence Massacre ~ August 21, 1863

Evacuation of Fort Wagner ~ September 7, 1863

Battle of Ringgold Gap ~ November 26, 1863

Battles in 1864

Raid to Moorefield ~ January 28 – February 1, 1864

Battle of Pleasant Hill ~ April 9, 1864

Battle of Fort Pillow ~ April 12, 1864

Siege of Plymouth ~ April 17 – 20, 1864

Battle of Yellow Tavern ~ May 11, 1864

Battle of Harris Farm ~ May 18 – 19, 1864

Encounter at Pine Mountain ~ June 14, 1864

Skirmish at Fort Stevens ~ July 11 – 12, 1864

Battle of Peachtree Creek ~ July 20, 1864

Attack on Fort Fisher ~ December 23 – 27, 1864

Battles in 1865

Battle of Fort Fisher ~ January 15, 1865

Attack at Trent’s Reach ~ January 23 – 24, 1865

Battle of Hatcher’s Run ~ February 5 – 7, 1865

Capture of Columbia, S.C. ~ February 17, 1865

Battle of Averasborough ~ March 16, 1865

Battle of Bentonville ~ March 19 – 21, 1865

Stoneman’s Raid ~ March 23 – April 26, 1865

Battle of Fort Stedman ~ March 25, 1865

Battle of Fort Gregg ~ April 2, 1865

Surrender at Appomattox ~ April 9, 1865