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American Civil War Timeline

Date Event
1860
6 November 1860 Abraham Lincoln elected President of United States
20 December 1860 South Carolina becomes first southern state to secede from the Union
1861
9 January 1861 Mississippi secedes from Union
10 January 1861 Florida secedes from Union
11 January 1861 Alabama secedes from the Union
19 January 1861 Georgia secedes from the Union
26 January 1861 Louisiana secedes from the Union
1 February 1861 Texas secedes from the Union
4 February 1861 Confederate States of America formed at Montgomery, AL
22 March 1861 Engagement at Blue Springs, Missouri
12 April 1861 American Civil War begins
13 April 1861 Federal garrison at Fort Sumter surrenders to Confederate forces; Abraham Lincoln calls for 75,000 volunteers to suppress the rebellion
17 April 1861 Virginia secedes from the Union
6 May 1861 Arkansas secedes from the Union; the ninth state to secede.
13 May 1861 Great Britain declares its neutrality in the American Civil War
21 May 1861 North Carolina secedes from the Union
29 May 1861 Battle of Aquia Creek
3 June 1861 Battle of Philippi
10 June 1861 Battle of Big Bethel
17 June 1861 Battle of Boonville
2 July 1861 Battle of Hoke’s Run
5 July 1861 Battle of Carthage
11 July 1861 Battle of Rich Mountain
13 July 1861 Confederate General Robert Garnett dies at the battle of Rich Mountain
18 July 1861 Battle of Blackburn’s Ford
21 July 1861 Battle of Manassas I
22 July 1861 Confederate General Barnard Bee dies at the battle of First Manassas
10 August 1861 Nathaniel Lyon dies
10 August 1861 Battle of Wilson's Creek
20 August 1861 George McClellan assumes command of Army of the Potomac
26 August 1861 Battle of Kessler’s Cross Lanes
28 August 1861 Battle of Hatteras Inlet Batteries
2 September 1861 Battle of Dry Wood Creek
10 September 1861 Battle of Carnifex Ferry
12 September 1861 Battle of Cheat Mountain
13 September 1861 Battle of Lexington
15 September 1861 Battle of Cheat Mountain ends
17 September 1861 Battle of Liberty
19 September 1861 Battle of Barbourville
20 September 1861 Battle of Lexington ends
3 October 1861 Battle of Greenbrier River
21 October 1861 Union General Edward Baker dies at the battle of Ball's Bluff
21 October 1861 Confederate General John Grayson dies
21 October 1861 Battle of Camp Wildcat
21 October 1861 Battle of Fredericktown
21 October 1861 Battle of Ball’s Bluff
25 October 1861 Battle of Springfield
1 November 1861 George McClellan becomes General-in-Chief, U.S. Army
7 November 1861 Battle of Belmont
8 November 1861 Battle of Ivy Mountain
9 November 1861 Battle of Ivy Mountain ends
19 November 1861 Battle of Round Mountain
9 December 1861 Battle of Chusto-Talasah
13 December 1861 Battle of Camp Allegheny
17 December 1861 Battle of Rowlett's Station
20 December 1861 Battle of Dranesville
26 December 1861 Confederate General Philip Cocke dies
26 December 1861 Battle of Chustenahlah
28 December 1861 Battle of Mount Zion Church
1862
  1862 Monitor vs. Merrimac
5 January 1862 Battle of Hancock
6 January 1862 Battle of Hancock ends
8 January 1862 Battle of Roan's Tan Yard
10 January 1862 Battle of Middle Creek
18 January 1862 Confederate General Felix Zollicoffer dies at the battle of Mill Springs
19 January 1862 Battle of Mill Springs
6 February 1862 Battle of Fort Henry
7 February 1862 Battle of Roanoke Island
8 February 1862 Battle of Roanoke Island ends
11 February 1862 Battle of Fort Donelson
20 February 1862 Battle of Valverde
21 February 1862 Battle of Valverde ends
28 February 1862 Battle of New Madrid/Island No. 10
2 March 1862 Union General Frederick Lander dies
6 March 1862 Battle of Pea Ridge
7 March 1862 Confederate General Ben McCulloch dies at the battle of Elkhorn Tavern
14 March 1862 Battle of New Bern
21 March 1862 Confederate General William Slack dies of wounds from the battle of Elkhorn Tavern
23 March 1862 Battle of Kernstown
23 March 1862 Battle of Fort Macon
26 March 1862 Battle of Glorieta Pass
 April 1862 Confederate States of America passes Conscription Act
5 April 1862 Battle of Yorktown (Siege of)
6 April 1862 Confederate General Albert Johnston dies at the battle of Shiloh
6 April 1862 Battle of Shiloh
8 April 1862 Battle of New Madrid/Island No. 10 ends
10 April 1862 Union General William Harvey Wallace dies of wounds from the battle of Shiloh
10 April 1862 Battle of Fort Pulaski
11 April 1862 Battle of Fort Pulaski ends
12 April 1862 Confederate General Adley Gladden dies of wounds from the battle at Shiloh
16 April 1862 Battle of Forts Jackson and St. Philip
19 April 1862 Battle of South Mills
25 April 1862 Union General Charles F. Smith dies
25 April 1862 Battle of New Orleans
26 April 1862 Battle of Fort Macon ends
28 April 1862 Battle of Forts Jackson and St. Philip ends
29 April 1862 Battle of Corinth
1 May 1862 Battle of New Orleans ends
5 May 1862 Battle of Williamsburg
7 May 1862 Battle of Eltham’s Landing
8 May 1862 Battle of McDowell
15 May 1862 Battle of Drewry’s Bluff
16 May 1862 Confederate General Joseph Hogg dies
18 May 1862 Union General William Keim dies
23 May 1862 Battle of Front Royal
25 May 1862 Battle of Winchester
27 May 1862 Battle of Hanover Court House
31 May 1862 Battle of Seven Pines
31 May 1862 Confederate General Robert Hatton dies at the battle of Seven Pines
5 June 1862 Battle of Tranter's Creek
6 June 1862 Confederate General Turner Ashby dies in action near Harrisonburg, Virginia
6 June 1862 Battle of Memphis
7 June 1862 Battle of Chattanooga I
8 June 1862 Battle of Cross Keys
8 June 1862 Battle of Chattanooga I ends
9 June 1862 Battle of Port Republic
16 June 1862 Battle of Secessionville
21 June 1862 Battle of Simmon's Bluff
25 June 1862 Battle of Oak Grove
26 June 1862 Battle of Mechanicsville
26 June 1862 Battle of Beaver Dam Creek
27 June 1862 Battle of Gaines' Mill
27 June 1862 Battle of Garnett’s & Golding’s Farms
28 June 1862 Battle of Garnett’s & Golding’s Farms ends
29 June 1862 Confederate General Richard Griffith dies at the battle of Savage's Station
29 June 1862 Battle of Savage’s Station
30 June 1862 Battle of Glendale
30 June 1862 Battle of Tampa
30 June 1862 Battle of White Oak Swamp
1 July 1862 Battle of Malvern Hill
1 July 1862 Battle of Tampa ends
13 July 1862 Battle of Murfreesboro I
23 July 1862 Henry Halleck becomes General-in-Chief, U.S. Army
5 August 1862 Union General Thomas Williams dies in action at Baton Rouge
5 August 1862 Battle of Baton Rouge
6 August 1862 Union General Robert McCook dies in action near Decherd, Tennessee
6 August 1862 Battle of Kirksville
9 August 1862 Battle of Cedar Mountain
9 August 1862 Union General Joseph Plummer dies of wounds from the battle of Corinth
9 August 1862 Confederate General Charles Winder dies at the battle of Cedar Mountain
9 August 1862 Battle of Donaldsonville I
9 August 1862 Battle of Kirksville ends
11 August 1862 Battle of Independence, Missouri (US Civil War)
15 August 1862 Battle of Lone Jack
16 August 1862 Battle of Lone Jack ends
20 August 1862 Battle of Fort Ridgely
22 August 1862 Union General Henry Bohlen dies in action at Freeman's Ford on the Rappahannock River
22 August 1862 Battle of Fort Ridgely ends
22 August 1862 Battle of Rappahannock Station I
25 August 1862 Battle of Rappahannock Station I ends
25 August 1862 Battle of Manassas Station/Junction
27 August 1862 Battle of Manassas Station/Junction ends
28 August 1862 Battle of Thoroughfare Gap
29 August 1862 Battle of Manassas II
29 August 1862 Battle of Richmond
30 August 1862 Battle of Richmond ends
1 September 1862 Union General Philip Kearny dies at the battle of Chantilly
1 September 1862 Union General Isaac Stevens dies at the battle of Chantilly
1 September 1862 Union General George Taylor dies of wounds from the battle of Second Manassas
1 September 1862 Battle of Chantilly
12 September 1862 Battle of Harper's Ferry
14 September 1862 Battle of South Mountain
14 September 1862 Union General Jesse Reno dies at battle of South Mountain
14 September 1862 Confederate General Samuel Garland, Jr. dies
14 September 1862 Battle of Munfordville
17 September 1862 Union army under George B. McClellan inflicts strategic defeat on Confederate army led by Robert E. Lee at the Battle of Antietam; Approximately 23,000 casualties mark the bloodiest day in American history
17 September 1862 Confederate General Lawrence Branch dies at the battle of Sharpsburg
18 September 1862 Union General Joseph Mansfield dies at the battle of Sharpsburg
19 September 1862 Confederate General Lewis Little dies at the battle of Iuka
19 September 1862 Battle of Iuka
19 September 1862 Battle of Shepherdstown
20 September 1862 Battle of Shepherdstown ends
22 September 1862 Emancipation Proclamation Issued
23 September 1862 Battle of Wood Lake
24 September 1862 Battle of Sabine Pass (1862)
25 September 1862 Battle of Sabine Pass (1862) ends
29 September 1862 Union General William Nelson dies
30 September 1862 Union General Isaac Rodman dies at the battle of Sharpsburg
30 September 1862 Battle of Newtonia I
1 October 1862 Battle of St. John's Bluff
3 October 1862 Union General Pleasant Hackleman dies at the battle of Corinth
3 October 1862 Battle of St. John's Bluff ends
3 October 1862 Battle of Corinth II
4 October 1862 Confederate General William D. Smith dies
4 October 1862 Battle of Corinth II ends
4 October 1862 Battle of Galveston I
5 October 1862 Battle of Hatchie’s Bridge
7 October 1862 Confederate General Allison Nelson dies
8 October 1862 Battle of Perryville
8 October 1862 Union General James Jackson dies at the battle of Perryville
8 October 1862 Union General William Terrill dies at the battle of Perryville
16 October 1862 Confederate General George B. Anderson dies of wounds from battle of Sharpsburg
22 October 1862 Battle of Old Fort Wayne
27 October 1862 Battle of Georgia Landing
30 October 1862 Union General Ormsby Mitchel dies
3 November 1862 Union General Israel Richardson dies of wounds from the battle of Sharpsburg
6 November 1862 Union General Charles Jameson dies
7 November 1862 Ambrose Burnside assumes command of Army of the Potomac
7 November 1862 Battle of Clark’s Mill
9 November 1862 Confederate General John Villepigue dies
22 November 1862 Union General Francis Patterson dies
7 December 1862 Battle of Prairie Grove
7 December 1862 Battle of Hartsville
13 December 1862 Battle of Fredericksburg
13 December 1862 Confederate General Thomas Cobb dies at the Battle of Fredericksburg
13 December 1862 Union General Conrad Jackson dies at the battle of Fredericksburg
14 December 1862 Union General George Bayard dies at the battle of Fredericksburg
14 December 1862 Battle of Kinston
15 December 1862 Confederate General Maxcy Gregg dies of wounds from the battle of Fredericksburg
16 December 1862 Battle of White Hall
17 December 1862 Battle of Goldsborough Bridge
18 December 1862 Confederate General Johnson Duncan dies
19 December 1862 Battle of Jackson (TN)
26 December 1862 Battle of Chickasaw Bayou
31 December 1862 Battle of Stones River begins
31 December 1862 Union General Joshua Sill dies at the battle of Stones River
31 December 1862 Confederate General James Rains dies at the battle of Stones River
31 December 1862 Battle of Parker’s Cross Roads
1863
  1863 John Crittenden dies
1 January 1863 Battle of Galveston II
2 January 1863 Battle of Stones River ends
4 January 1863 Confederate General Roger Hanson dies at the battle of Murfreesboro
8 January 1863 Battle of Springfield II
9 January 1863 Battle of Arkansas Post
9 January 1863 Battle of Hartville
11 January 1863 Battle of Arkansas Post ends
11 January 1863 Battle of Hartville ends
15 January 1863 Confederate General David Jones dies
26 January 1863 Joseph Hooker assumes command of Army of the Potomac
29 January 1863 Battle of Bear River
29 January 1863 Battle of Bear River ends
3 February 1863 Battle of Dover
3 March 1863 Battle of Fort McAllister I
13 March 1863 Battle of Fort Anderson
15 March 1863 Battle of Fort Anderson ends
17 March 1863 Battle of Kelly’s Ford
20 March 1863 Battle of Vaught’s Hill
21 March 1863 Union General Edwin Sumner dies
25 March 1863 Battle of Brentwood
28 March 1863 Union General James Cooper dies
30 March 1863 Battle of Washington
7 April 1863 Battle of Charleston Harbor
10 April 1863 Battle of Franklin I
11 April 1863 Battle of Suffolk
12 April 1863 Battle of Fort Bisland
13 April 1863 Battle of Fort Bisland ends
14 April 1863 Battle of Irish Bend
17 April 1863 Battle of Vermillion Bayou
20 April 1863 Battle of Washington ends
26 April 1863 Battle of Cape Girardeau
29 April 1863 Battle of Snyder's Bluff
29 April 1863 Battle of Grand Gulf
30 April 1863 Battle of Day's Gap
1 May 1863 Battle of Port Gibson
1 May 1863 Battle of Chalk Bluff
1 May 1863 Confederate General Edward Tracy dies at the battle of Port Gibson
1 May 1863 Battle of Snyder's Bluff ends
2 May 1863 Battle of Chancellorsville
2 May 1863 Battle of Chalk Bluff ends
3 May 1863 Union General Hiram Berry dies at the battle of Chancellorsville
3 May 1863 Confederate General Elisha Paxton dies at the battle of Chancellorsville
3 May 1863 Battle of Salem Church
3 May 1863 Battle of Fredericksburg II
4 May 1863 Battle of Suffolk ends
4 May 1863 Battle of Salem Church ends
5 May 1863 Battle of Thompson’s Station
7 May 1863 Union General Amiel Whipple dies of wounds from the battle of Chancellorsville
7 May 1863 Confederate General Earl Van Dorn dies
10 May 1863 Confederate General Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson dies after wounds at the battle of Chancellorsville
12 May 1863 Battle of Raymond
14 May 1863 Battle of Jackson
16 May 1863 Battle of Champion Hill
16 May 1863 Confederate General Lloyd Tilghman dies at the battle of Champion Hill
17 May 1863 Battle of Big Black River Bridge
18 May 1863 Battle of Vicksburg (Siege of)
21 May 1863 Battle of Port Hudson (Siege of)
21 May 1863 Battle of Plains Store
27 May 1863 Union General Edward Chapin dies at the battle of Port Hudson
28 May 1863 Union General Edmund Kirby dies of wounds from the battle of Chancellorsville
7 June 1863 Battle of Milliken’s Bend
9 June 1863 Battle of Brandy Station
13 June 1863 Battle of Winchester II
17 June 1863 Battle of Middleburg
17 June 1863 Battle of Aldie
19 June 1863 Battle of Middleburg ends
20 June 1863 West Virginia becomes the 35th state in the Union.
20 June 1863 Battle of LaFourche Crossing
21 June 1863 Battle of LaFourche Crossing ends
21 June 1863 Battle of Upperville
24 June 1863 Battle of Hoover’s Gap
26 June 1863 Andrew Foote dies
26 June 1863 Battle of Hoover’s Gap ends
28 June 1863 George Meade assumes control of Army of the Potomac
28 June 1863 Battle of Donaldsonville II
29 June 1863 Battle of Goodrich’s Landing
30 June 1863 Battle of Goodrich’s Landing ends
30 June 1863 Battle of Hanover
1 July 1863 Battle of Gettysburg
1 July 1863 Union General John Reynolds dies at the battle of Gettysburg
1 July 1863 Battle of Cabin Creek
2 July 1863 Union General Stephen Weed dies at the battle of Gettysburg
3 July 1863 Confederate General William Barksdale dies at the battle of Gettysburg
3 July 1863 Union General Elon Farnsworth dies at the battle of Gettysburg
3 July 1863 Confederate General Richard Garnett dies at the battle of Gettysburg
3 July 1863 Battle of Cabin Creek ends
4 July 1863 Battle of Helena
4 July 1863 Battle of Helena ends
5 July 1863 Confederate General Lewis Armistead dies at the battle of Gettysburg
6 July 1863 Battle of Williamsport
7 July 1863 Union General Strong Vincent dies of wounds from the battle of Gettysburg
8 July 1863 Battle of Boonsborough
9 July 1863 Battle of Corydon
10 July 1863 Confederate General Paul Jones Semmes dies of wounds from the battle of Gettysburg
10 July 1863 Battle of Fort Wagner I
11 July 1863 Battle of Kock’s Plantation
11 July 1863 Battle of Fort Wagner I ends
12 July 1863 Battle of Kock’s Plantation ends
13 July 1863 Confederate General John Bowen dies
16 July 1863 Battle of Williamsport ends
16 July 1863 Battle of Grimball’s Landing
17 July 1863 Battle of Honey Springs
17 July 1863 Confederate General James Pettigrew dies of wounds from action at Falling Waters, Maryland
17 July 1863 Confederate General James Pettigrew dies of wounds from action at Falling Waters, Maryland
18 July 1863 Confederate General William D. Pender dies of wounds from the battle of Gettysburg
18 July 1863 Confederate General William D. Pender dies of wounds from the battle of Gettysburg
18 July 1863 Battle of Fort Wagner II
19 July 1863 Battle of Buffington Island
21 July 1863 Union General Edward Kirk dies of wounds from the battle of Stones River
23 July 1863 Battle of Manassas Gap
24 July 1863 Battle of Big Mound
25 July 1863 Battle of Big Mound ends
26 July 1863 Battle of Dead Buffalo Lake
26 July 1863 Battle of Salineville
28 July 1863 Battle of Stony Lake
30 July 1863 Union General George Strong dies of wounds from the battle of Mobile
14 August 1863 Union General Thomas Welsh dies
17 August 1863 Battle of Fort Sumter II (1863)
21 August 1863 Battle of Lawrence
26 August 1863 Confederate General John Floyd dies
1 September 1863 Battle of Devil's Backbone
3 September 1863 Battle of Whitestone Hill
5 September 1863 Battle of Whitestone Hill ends
6 September 1863 Confederate General Lucius Walker dies in a duel with Confederate General Marmaduke
7 September 1863 Battle of Fort Wagner II ends
7 September 1863 Battle of Morris Island
8 September 1863 Battle of Morris Island ends
8 September 1863 Battle of Sabine Pass II
10 September 1863 Battle of Bayou Fourche
10 September 1863 Battle of Davis’ Cross Roads
11 September 1863 Battle of Davis’ Cross Roads ends
19 September 1863 Battle of Chickamauga
19 September 1863 Confederate General Preston Smith dies at the battle of Chickamauga
19 September 1863 Battle of Chickamauga
20 September 1863 Confederate General James Deshler dies at the battle of Chickamauga
20 September 1863 Union General William Lytle dies at the battle of Chickamauga
20 September 1863 Battle of Chickamauga ends
21 September 1863 Confederate General Benjamin Helm dies at the battle of Chickamauga
22 September 1863 Battle of Blountsville
29 September 1863 Battle of Stirling’s Plantation
6 October 1863 Battle of Baxter Springs
10 October 1863 Battle of Blue Springs
13 October 1863 Battle of Auburn
14 October 1863 Battle of Bristoe Station
14 October 1863 Battle of Auburn ends
16 October 1863 Battle of Fort Brooke
18 October 1863 Battle of Fort Brooke ends
19 October 1863 Battle of Buckland Mills
25 October 1863 Battle of Pine Bluff
28 October 1863 Battle of Wauhatchie
29 October 1863 Battle of Wauhatchie ends
31 October 1863 Union General Louis Blenker dies
3 November 1863 Battle of Collierville
6 November 1863 Battle of Droop Mountain
7 November 1863 Battle of Rappahannock Station II
13 November 1863 Confederate General Carnot Posey dies of wounds from the battle of Bristoe Station
16 November 1863 Battle of Campbell’s Station
19 November 1863 Gettysburg Address
19 November 1863 Union General William Sanders dies in action near Knoxville
23 November 1863 Battle of Chattanooga
23 November 1863 Battle of Chattanooga III (1863)
25 November 1863 Battle of Chattanooga III (1863) ends
27 November 1863 Battle of Ringgold Gap
27 November 1863 Battle of Mine Run
27 November 1863 Confederate General Claudius Wilson dies
29 November 1863 Battle of Fort Sanders
14 December 1863 Battle of Bean’s Station
16 December 1863 Union General John Buford dies
17 December 1863 Battle of Fort Sumter II (1863) ends
23 December 1863 Union General Michael Corcoran dies
29 December 1863 Battle of Mossy Creek
1864
  1864 Atlanta Campaign, Petersburg Siege; Alabama vs. Kearsarge
17 January 1864 Battle of Dandridge
24 January 1864 Union General Stephen Champlin dies
26 January 1864 Battle of Athens
27 January 1864 Battle of Fair Garden
28 January 1864 Battle of Fair Garden ends
14 February 1864 Battle of Meridian
19 February 1864 Confederate General William Baldwin dies
20 February 1864 Battle of Olustee
20 February 1864 Battle of Meridian ends
22 February 1864 Battle of Okolona
2 March 1864 Battle of Walkerton
9 March 1864 Ulysses Grant becomes General-in-Chief, U.S. Army
14 March 1864 Battle of Fort DeRussy
25 March 1864 Battle of Paducah
31 March 1864 Battle of White Oak Road
3 April 1864 Battle of Elkin's Ferry
4 April 1864 Battle of Elkin's Ferry ends
8 April 1864 Battle of Mansfield
8 April 1864 Confederate General Jean Mouton dies at the battle of Mansfield
9 April 1864 Battle of Pleasant Hill
9 April 1864 Battle of Prairie D'Ane
12 April 1864 Confederate General Thomas Green dies in action at Blair's Landing, Louisiana
12 April 1864 Battle of Blair’s Landing
12 April 1864 Battle of Fort Pillow
13 April 1864 Battle of Prairie D'Ane ends
13 April 1864 Battle of Blair’s Landing ends
17 April 1864 Battle of Plymouth
18 April 1864 Battle of Poison Spring
20 April 1864 Battle of Plymouth ends
22 April 1864 Union General Joseph Totten dies
23 April 1864 Battle of Monett’s Ferry
25 April 1864 Battle of Marks' Mills
30 April 1864 Battle of Jenkins' Ferry
30 April 1864 Confederate General William Scurry dies at the battle of Jenkins' Ferry
5 May 1864 Battle of Wilderness
5 May 1864 Union General Alexander Hays dies at the battle of the Wilderness
5 May 1864 Battle of Albemarle Sound
6 May 1864 Confederate General Micah Jenkins dies from friendly fire at the battle of the Wilderness
6 May 1864 Confederate General John M. Jones dies at the battle of the Wilderness
6 May 1864 Union General James Wadsworth dies of wounds from the battle of the Wilderness
6 May 1864 Battle of Port Walthall Junction
7 May 1864 Battle of Spotsylvania
7 May 1864 Battle of Rocky Face Ridge
7 May 1864 Battle of Rocky Face Ridge
7 May 1864 Battle of Port Walthall Junction ends
8 May 1864 Confederate General Leroy Stafford dies of wounds from the battle of The Wilderness
9 May 1864 Union General John Sedgewick dies at the battle of Spotsylvania Court House
9 May 1864 Union General John Sedgwick dies at the battle of Spotsylvania Court House
9 May 1864 Battle of Cloyd’s Mountain
9 May 1864 Battle of Swift Creek
10 May 1864 Union General Thomas Stevenson dies in Grant's Overland Campaign against Richmond
10 May 1864 Union General James Rice dies of wounds from the battle of Spotsylvania Court House
10 May 1864 Battle of Cove Mountain
10 May 1864 Battle of Chester Station
11 May 1864 Battle of Yellow Tavern
12 May 1864 Confederate General James "Jeb" Stuart dies of wounds from the battle of Yellow Tavern
12 May 1864 Confederate General Abner Perrin dies at the battle of Spotsylvania Court House
12 May 1864 Battle of Proctor’s Creek
13 May 1864 A Confederate prisoner of war is the first soldier buried at the Arlington National Cemetery.
13 May 1864 Battle of Resaca
13 May 1864 Confederate General Junius Daniel dies at the battle of Spotsylvania Court House
13 May 1864 Battle of Rocky Face Ridge ends
15 May 1864 Battle of New Market
16 May 1864 Battle of Mansura
16 May 1864 Battle of Proctor’s Creek ends
17 May 1864 Battle of Adairsville
18 May 1864 Confederate General James Gordon dies in action after the battle of Yellow Tavern
18 May 1864 Battle of Yellow Bayou
20 May 1864 Battle of Ware Bottom Church
21 May 1864 Confederate General Albert Jenkins dies of wounds from the battle of Cloyd's Mountain
22 May 1864 Union soldier Sarah Wakeman dies
23 May 1864 Battle of North Anna River
24 May 1864 Battle of Wilson’s Wharf
25 May 1864 Battle of New Hope Church
26 May 1864 Battle of Dallas
27 May 1864 Battle of Pickett’s Mill
27 May 1864 Battle of Pickett’s Mill
28 May 1864 Battle of Dallas ends
28 May 1864 Battle of Totopotomoy Creek
28 May 1864 Battle of Haw’s Shop
30 May 1864 Confederate General James Terrill dies at the battle of Bathesda Church
30 May 1864 Battle of Totopotomoy Creek ends
30 May 1864 Battle of Old Church
1 June 1864 Battle of Cold Harbor
2 June 1864 Confederate General George Doles dies at Bathesda Church
5 June 1864 Battle of Piedmont
5 June 1864 Confederate General William Jones dies at the battle of Piedmont
6 June 1864 Battle of Old River Lake
6 June 1864 Battle of Morton’s Ford
7 June 1864 Battle of Morton’s Ford ends
9 June 1864 Battle of Petersburg I
10 June 1864 Battle of Brice's Cross Roads
11 June 1864 Battle of Cynthiana
11 June 1864 Battle of Trevilian Station
12 June 1864 Battle of Cynthiana ends
12 June 1864 Battle of Trevilian Station ends
14 June 1864 Confederate General Leonidas Polk dies at Pine Mountain, Georgia
14 June 1864 Battle of Friedland
15 June 1864 Battle of Petersburg II
17 June 1864 Battle of Lynchburg
17 June 1864 Union General James Morton dies in siege of Petersburg
21 June 1864 Battle of Jerusalem Plank Road
22 June 1864 Battle of Kolb’s Farm
24 June 1864 Battle of Saint Mary’s Church
24 June 1864 Battle of Jerusalem Plank Road ends
25 June 1864 Battle of Staunton River Bridge
27 June 1864 Battle of Kennesaw Mountain
27 June 1864 Union General Charles Harker dies at the battle of Kennesaw Mountain
28 June 1864 Battle of Sappony Church
29 June 1864 Union General Joseph Taylor dies
29 June 1864 Battle of Ream’s Station I
6 July 1864 Union General Samuel Rice dies at the battle of Jenkins' Ferry
9 July 1864 Battle of Monocacy
11 July 1864 Battle of Fort Stevens
12 July 1864 Battle of Fort Stevens ends
14 July 1864 Battle of Tupelo
17 July 1864 Union General Daniel McCook, Jr. dies of wounds from the battle of Kennesaw Mountain
17 July 1864 Battle of Cool Spring
18 July 1864 Battle of Cool Spring ends
20 July 1864 Battle of Peachtree Creek
20 July 1864 Battle of Rutherford’s Farm
22 July 1864 Battle of Atlanta
22 July 1864 Union General James McPherson dies in Atlanta campaign
22 July 1864 Confederate General William H.T. Walker dies at the battle of Atlanta
24 July 1864 Battle of Kernstown II
25 July 1864 Confederate General Clement Stevens dies at the battle of Peach Tree Creek
27 July 1864 Battle of Deep Bottom I
28 July 1864 Battle of Ezra Church
28 July 1864 Confederate General Samuel Benton dies form wounds at the Battle of Atlanta
28 July 1864 Battle of Killdeer Mountain
29 July 1864 Battle of Killdeer Mountain ends
29 July 1864 Battle of Deep Bottom I ends
30 July 1864 Battle of Crater
1 August 1864 Battle of Folck's Mill
2 August 1864 Battle of Mobile Bay
5 August 1864 Battle of Utoy Creek begins
7 August 1864 Battle of Utoy Creek ends
7 August 1864 Battle of Moorefield
13 August 1864 Battle of Deep Bottom II
14 August 1864 Battle of Dalton II
15 August 1864 Union General Daniel Woodbury dies
15 August 1864 Battle of Dalton II ends
16 August 1864 Confederate General Victor Girardey dies in action near Richmond
16 August 1864 Battle of Guard Hill
18 August 1864 Confederate General John Chambliss, Jr. dies in action near the James River
18 August 1864 Battle of Globe Tavern
20 August 1864 Battle of Lovejoy’s Station
21 August 1864 Confederate General John Sanders dies in action near the Weldon Railroad
21 August 1864 Battle of Memphis II
21 August 1864 Battle of Globe Tavern ends
21 August 1864 Battle of Summit Point
25 August 1864 Battle of Ream's Station II
25 August 1864 Battle of Smithfield Crossing
29 August 1864 Battle of Smithfield Crossing ends
31 August 1864 Battle of Jonesboro
1 September 1864 Battle of Jonesboro ends
3 September 1864 Battle of Berryville
4 September 1864 Confederate General John Kelly dies of wounds from a skirmish at Franklin, Tennessee
4 September 1864 Confederate General John H. Morgan dies in action at Greeneville, Tennessee
4 September 1864 Battle of Berryville ends
14 September 1864 Union General Joshua Howell dies
19 September 1864 Confederate General Robert Rodes dies at the battle of Winchester
19 September 1864 Union General David Russell dies at the battle of Winchester
19 September 1864 Battle of Winchester III
21 September 1864 Battle of Fisher's Hill
27 September 1864 Battle of Pilot Knob
27 September 1864 Battle of Fort Davidson
29 September 1864 Battle of Chaffin’s Farm
30 September 1864 Battle of New Market Heights
30 September 1864 Battle of Peebles’ Farm
1 October 1864 Confederate spy Rose Greenhow dies
1 October 1864 Confederare General John Dunovant dies in action near the James River
2 October 1864 Battle of Peebles’ Farm ends
2 October 1864 Battle of Saltville
5 October 1864 Battle of Allatoona
7 October 1864 Confederate General John Gregg dies in action near Richmond
7 October 1864 Battle of Darbytown & New Market Roads
9 October 1864 Battle of Tom’s Brook
15 October 1864 Battle of Glasgow
18 October 1864 Union General David Birney dies
19 October 1864 Battle of Cedar Creek
19 October 1864 Union General Daniel Bidwell dies at the battle of Cedar Creek
19 October 1864 Battle of Lexington II
20 October 1864 Union General Charles Lowell dies at the battle of Cedar Creek
20 October 1864 Confederate General Stephen Ramseur dies at battle of Cedar Creek
21 October 1864 Battle of Little Blue River
22 October 1864 Battle of Byram’s Ford
22 October 1864 Battle of Independence II
23 October 1864 Battle of Westport
24 October 1864 Confederate General James Archer dies
25 October 1864 Battle of Mine Creek
25 October 1864 Battle of Marais des Cygnes
25 October 1864 Battle of Marmiton River
26 October 1864 Battle of Decatur
27 October 1864 Battle of Boydton Plank Road
27 October 1864 Battle of Fair Oaks & Darbytown Road
28 October 1864 Battle of Newtonia
28 October 1864 Battle of Fair Oaks & Darbytown Road ends
29 October 1864 Union General Thomas Ransom dies
4 November 1864 Battle of Johnsonville
5 November 1864 Battle of Johnsonville ends
8 November 1864 Abraham Lincoln re-elected as President
11 November 1864 Battle of Bull’s Gap
13 November 1864 Battle of Bull’s Gap ends
22 November 1864 Battle of Griswoldville
24 November 1864 Battle of Columbia
25 November 1864 Battle of Spring Hill
28 November 1864 Battle of Buck Head Creek
29 November 1864 Battle of Columbia ends
30 November 1864 Confederate General Patrick Cleburne dies at the battle of Franklin
30 November 1864 Battle of Franklin
30 November 1864 Confederate General States Gist dies at the battle of Franklin
30 November 1864 Confederate General Hiram Granbury dies at the battle of Franklin
30 November 1864 Confederate General Otho Strahl dies at the battle of Franklin
30 November 1864 Confederate General John Adams dies at the battle of Franklin
30 November 1864 Battle of Honey Hill
2 December 1864 Confederate General Archibald Gracie, Jr. dies at the siege of Petersburg
4 December 1864 Battle of Waynesborough
5 December 1864 Battle of Murfreesboro II
7 December 1864 Battle of Fort Fisher (1864)
7 December 1864 Battle of Murfreesboro II ends
10 December 1864 Confederate General John Carter dies at the battle of Franklin
13 December 1864 Battle of Fort McAllister II
15 December 1864 Battle of Nashville
17 December 1864 Battle of Marion-Saltville
18 December 1864 Battle of Marion-Saltville ends
27 December 1864 Battle of Fort Fisher (1864) ends
1865
13 January 1865 Battle of Fort Fisher (1865)
2 February 1865 Battle of Sand Creek
3 February 1865 Battle of Rivers’ Bridge
5 February 1865 Battle of Hatcher’s Run
6 February 1865 Confederate General John Pegram dies in action at Hatcher's Run
7 February 1865 Confederate General John Winder dies
7 February 1865 Battle of Hatcher’s Run ends
12 February 1865 Battle of Wilmington
22 February 1865 Battle of Wilmington ends
2 March 1865 Battle of Waynesboro
6 March 1865 Battle of Natural Bridge
7 March 1865 Battle of Wyse Fork
10 March 1865 Confederate General William Whiting dies of wounds from the battle of Fort Fisher
10 March 1865 Battle of Wyse Fork ends
10 March 1865 Battle of Monroe's Cross Roads
16 March 1865 Battle of Averasborough
19 March 1865 Battle of Bentonville
25 March 1865 Battle of Fort Stedman
29 March 1865 Battle of Lewis’s Farm
31 March 1865 Battle of Dinwiddie Court House
2 April 1865 Confederate General Ambrose Hill dies at the Siege of Petersburg
2 April 1865 Battle of Petersburg III
2 April 1865 Battle of Sutherland’s Station
3 April 1865 Battle of Namozine Church
5 April 1865 Battle of Five Forks
5 April 1865 Battle of Amelia Springs
6 April 1865 Confederate General John Wharton dies of gunshot wound from Union Colonel George Baylor
6 April 1865 Battle of Rice’s Station
6 April 1865 Battle of High Bridge
6 April 1865 Battle of Sayler’s Creek
7 April 1865 Battle of Cumberland Church
7 April 1865 Battle of High Bridge ends
9 April 1865 Lee surrenders at Appomattox Court House; Effectively ends U.S. Civil War
9 April 1865 Battle of Appomattox Court House
9 April 1865 Union General Thomas Smyth dies at the battle of Appomattox Court House.
15 April 1865 Abraham Lincoln dies
23 April 1865 Confederate General James Dearing dies of wounds from a pistol duel with Union General Ranald MacKenzie
26 April 1865 Confederate General Joseph E. Johnston surrenders his army to Union General William T. Sherman.
4 May 1865 Confederate General Richard Taylor surrenders last significant force near Mobile, Alabama
12 May 1865 Battle of Palmito Ranch
13 May 1865 Battle of Palmito Ranch ends
15 August 1865 Confederate General Mosby Parsons dies
26 August 1865 Union General Marcellus Crocker dies
5 September 1865 Union General Alexander Schimmelfennig dies
21 December 1865 Confederate General James Trapier dies

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