Civil War Re-enactment at Milo McIver State Park, Estacada Oregon
April 28, 2002



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The Civil War
Timeline of Events


1861
Mar 4 Abraham Lincoln is inaugurated 16th President of the United States
Apr 12-13 Bombardment and surrender of Fort Sumter, S.C.
Apr 15 President Lincoln calls for 75,000 volunteers
Apr 17 Virginia secedes
Apr 19 Confederates occupy Harpers Ferry, Va. (now W.Va.)
Jun 10 Engagement at Big Bethel, Va. First land "battle" in Virginia
Jul 5 Engagement at Carthage, Mo.
Jul 11 Engagement at Rich Mountain, Va. (now W.Va.)
Jul 21 First battle of Manassas (Bull Run), Va.
Jul 27 George B. McClellan takes command of Union Army of the Potomac
Aug 10 Battle of Wilson's Creek
Aug 27-29 Battle of Hatteras Inlet, N.C.
Sep 12-20 Siege and capture of Lexington, Mo.
Oct 21 Battle of Ball's Bluff, Va.
Nov 7 Battle of Belmont, Mo.
Nov 7 Battle of Port Royal Sound, S.C.
Dec 9 Engagement at Chusto-Talasah, Indian Territory
Dec 26 Engagement at Chustenahlah, Indian Territory

1862
Jan 19 Battle of Mill Springs, Ky.
Feb 6-16 Forts Henry & Donelson Campaign, Tenn.
Feb 6 Battle of Fort Henry
Feb 13-16 Battle of Fort Donelson
Feb 8 Battle of Roanoke Island, N.C.
Feb 21 Engagement at Valverde, New Mexico Territory
Mar 6-8 Battle of Pea Ridge, Ark.
Mar 9 USS Monitor vs CSS Virginia in Hampton Roads, Va. First naval battle between ironclad vessels.
Mar 23-Jun 9 Stonewall Jackson's Shenandoah Valley Campaign, Va.
Mar 23 Battle of Kernstown
May 8 Battle of McDowell
May 23 Battle of Front Royal
May 25 First Battle of Winchester
Jun 8 Battle of Cross Keys
Jun 9 Battle of Port Republic
Mar 26-28 Battle of Glorieta Pass, New Mexico Territory
Apr 4 McClellan's Army of the Potomac begins advance up the Virginia peninsula toward Richmond
Apr 5-May 4 McClellan's Army of the Potomac begins advance up the Virginia peninsula toward Richmond.
Apr 6-7 Battle of Shiloh, Tenn.
Apr 7 Capture of Island No. 10, Tenn.
Apr 10-11 Bombardment and capture of Fort Pulaski, Ga.
Apr 29-May 30 Siege of Corinth, Miss.
Apr-Aug Farragut's Mississippi River Operations
Apr 18-24 Battle of Forts Jackson and St. Philip, La.
Aug 5 Battle of Baton Rouge, La.
May 15 Battle of Drewry's Bluff, Va.
May 31-Jun 1 Battle of Seven Pines (Fair Oaks), Va.
Jun 1 Robert E. Lee assumes command of the Army of Northern Virginia
Jun 6 Battle of Memphis, Tenn.
Jun 25-Jul 1 Seven Days' Battles Around Richmond, Virginia
Jun 25 Battle of Oak Grove
Jun 26 Battle of Mechanicsburg
Jun 27 Battle of Gaines' Mill
Jun 29 Battle of Savage's Station
Jun 30 Battle of Glendale (Fraser's Farm)
Jul 1 Battle of Malvern Hill
Aug 9 Battle of Cedar Mountain, Va.
Aug 28-30 Battle of Second Manassas (Bull Run), Va.
Aug 29-30 Battle of Richmond, Ky.
Sep 1 Battle of Chantilly (Ox Hill), Va.
Sep 12-15 Siege and capture of Harpers Ferry, Va. (now W.Va.)
Sep 14-17 Battles of South Mountain and Antietam (Sharpsburg), Md.
Sep 14-17 Siege of Munfordville, Ky.
Sep 19 Battle of Luka, Miss.
Oct 3-4 Battle of Corinth, Miss.
Oct 8 Battle of Perryville, Ky.
Oct 16-Dec 20 Grant's First Vicksburg Campaign, Miss.
Dec 11-Jan 1 Forrest's West Tennessee Raid
Dec 17-28 Van Dorn's Holly Springs Raid
Nov 7 Ambrose E. Burnside replaces McClellan as commander of the Army of the Potomac
Dec 7 Battle of Prairie Grove, Ark.
Dec 11-13 Battle of Fredericksburg, Va.
Dec 27-29 Battle of Chickasaw Bayou, Miss.
Dec 31 Battle of Stones River, Tenn., begins.

1863
Jan 1 Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation
Jan 1-2 Battle of Stones River, Tenn., continued.
Jan 1 Battle of Galveston, Tex.
Jan 9-11 Battle of Arkansas Post, Ark.
Jan 19-23 Burnside's Mud March
Jan 26 Joseph Hooker succeeds Burnside as commander of the Army of the Potomac
Mar 29-Jul 4 Grant's Second Vicksburg Campaign, Miss
Apr 11-May 3 Streight's Raid, Tenn.-Ala.
Apr 16-22 Union fleet passes Vicksburg river batteries
Apr 17-May 2 Grierson's Raid, Tenn.-Miss.-La.
Apr 29 Battle of Grand Gulf
May 1 Battle of Port Gibson
May 12 Battle of Raymond
May 14 Battle of Jackson
May 16 Battle of Champion Hill
May 17 Battle of Big Black River Bridge
May 19-Jul 4 Siege and surrender of Vicksburg
Jun 7 Battle of Milliken's Bend
Apr 7 Federal Ironclads attack Charleston, S.C.
Apr 11-May 4 Siege of Suffolk, Va.
Apr-May, Chancellorsville Campaign, Va.
Apr 29-May 8 Stoneman's Rd.
May 1-4 Battle of Chancellorsville
May 2 Stonewall Jackson
May 3 Second Battle of Fredericksburg
May 3-4 Battle of Salem Church
May 10 Stonewall Jackson dies at Guiney's Station, Va.
May 21-Jul 9 Siege and surrender of Port Hudson, La.
Jun 3-Jul 13 Gettysburg Campaign, Pa.
Jun 9 Battle of Brandy Station, Va.
Jun 13-15 Second Battle of Winchester, Va
Jun 28 George G. Meade replaces Hooker as commander of the Army of the Potomac
Jul 1-3 Battle of Gettysburg
Jun 23-Jul 4 Tullahoma Campaign, Tenn.
Jul 2-26 Morgan's Raid, Ky.-Ind.-Ohio
Jul 10-16 Siege of Jackson, Miss.
Jul 11 & 18 Assaults on Fort Wagner, Charleston, S.C.
Jul 13-16 New York City draft riots
Jul 17 Battle of Honey Springs (Elk Creek), Indian Territory
Aug-Sep Chickamauga Campaign, Ga.
Sep 18-20 Battle of Chickamauga
Sep 8 Battle of Sabine Pass, Tex.
Oct 9-22 Bristoe Campaign, Va.
Oct 14 Battle of Briscoe Station
Oct-Nov Chattanooga Campaign, Tenn.
Oct 28-29 Wauhatchie Night Attack
Nov 23-25 Battle of Chattanooga
Nov 6 Battle of Droop Mountain, W.Va.
Nov 7 Engagement at Rappahannock Station, Va.
Nov 19 Lincoln delivers his Gettysburg Address.
Nov 26-Dec 2 Mine Run Campaign, Va.
Nov-Dec Knoxville Campaign, Tenn
Nov 17-Dec 4 Siege of Knoxville

1864
Feb 3-Mar 4 Meridian Expedition, Miss.
* Feb 22 Battle of Okolona
Feb 20 Battle of Olustee (Ocean Pond), Fla.
Mar 12-May 20 Red River and Camden Campaigns, La.-Ark.
Mar 23-May 3 Camden Expedition, Ark.
Apr 8 Battle of Mansfield, La.
Apr 9 Battle of Pleasant Hill, La.
Apr 30 Battle of Jenkins' Ferry, Ark.
Apr 12 Fort Pillow "massacre," Tenn.
May 5-6 Battle of the Wilderness, Va.
May 7-Sep 2 Sherman's Atlanta Campaign, Ga.
May 13-15 Battle of Resaca
May 25-28 Battles of New Hope Church, Pickett's Mill, and Dallas.
Jun 27 Battle of Kennesaw Mountain
Jul 20 Battle of Peachtree Creek
Jul 22 Battle of Atlanta
Jul 28 Battle of Ezra Church
Aug 31-Sep 1 Battle of Jonesboro
Sep 2 Union troops occupy Atlanta
May 8-21 Battle of Spotsylvania Court House, Va.
May 9-24 Sheridan's Richmond Raid.
May 15 Battle of New Market, Va.
May 16 Battle of Drewry's Bluff, Va.
May 23-26 Battle of North Anna River, Va.
May 31-Jun 12 Battle of Cold Harbor, Va.
Jun 5 Battle of Piedmont, Va.
Jun 10 Battle of Brice's Cross Roads, Miss.
Jun 11-12 Battle of Trevilian Station, Va.
Jun 15-18 Battle of Petersburg, Va.
Jun 17-18 Battle of Lynchburg, Va.
Jun 18-Dec 31 Siege of Petersburg, Va.
Jul 30 Battle of the Crater
Aug 18-25 Battle of Weldon Railroad and Ream's Station
Sep 29 Engagement at New Market Heights
Sep 29-30 Battle of Fort Harrison (Chaffin's Farm)
Sep 29-Oct 2 Battle of Peebles' Farm
Oct 27-28 Battle of Burgess' Mill (Boydton Plank Road)
Jun 23-Jul 25 Early's Washington Raid
Jul 9 Battle of Monocacy, Md.
Jul 12 Battle of Fort Stevens, near Washington, D.C.
Jul 24 Second Battle of Kernstown, Va.
Jul 14 Battle of Tupelo, Miss.
Aug 5 Battle of Mobile Bay, Ala.
Aug 7-Oct 19 Sheridan's Shenandoah Valley, Campaign, Va.
Sep 19 Third Battle of Winchester (Opequon Creek)
Sep 22 Battle of Fisher's Hill
Oct 19 Battle of Cedar Creek
Aug 29-Dec 25 Price's Raid, Ark.-Mo.-Kan.-Indian Terr.-Tex
Nov 8 Lincoln reelected President of the United States.
Nov 15-Dec 21 Sherman's Savannah Campaign (March to the Sea), Ga.
Nov 22 Engagement at Griswoldville, Ga.
Nov 30 Engagement at Honey Hill, S.C.
Dec 13 Capture of Fort McAllister, Ga.
Dec 21 Savannah, Ga., occupied
Nov 29-Dec 27 Hood's Tennessee Campaign
Nov 29 Affair at Spring Hill
Nov 30 Battle of Franklin
Dec 15-16 Battle of Nashville

1865
Jan 1-Apr 2 Siege of Petersburg continued
Feb 5-7 Battle of Hatcher's Run
Mar 25 Battle of Fort Stedman
Apr 1 Battle of Five Forks
Apr 2 Petersburg lines breached
Jan 13-14 Attack and capture of Fort Fisher, N.C.
Jan 14-Apr 26 Sherman's Carolinas Campaign
Mar 8-10 Battle of Kinston, N.C.
Mar 16 Battle of Averasboro, N.C.
Mar 19-21 Battle of Bentonville, N.C.
Apr 13 Raleigh, N.C. occupied
Apr 26 Surrender of Gen. Joseph E. Johnston's Confederate forces near Durham Station, N.C.
Feb 22 Capture of Wilmington, N.C.
Mar 22-Apr 22 Wilson's Alabama and Georgia Raid
Mar 23-Apr 23 Stoneman's North Carolina and Virginia Raid
Mar 25-Apr 12 Mobile Campaign, Ala.
Mar 27-Apr 8 Siege of Spanish Fort
Apr 2-9 Siege and Capture of Fort Blakely
Apr 12 Surrender of Mobile
Apr 2 Battle of Seima, Ala.
Apr 2 Confederates evacuate Richmond and Petersburg
Apr 3 US forces occupy Richmond
Apr 6 Battle of Sayler's Creek, Va.
Apr 9 Lee surrenders at Appomattox Court House.
Apr 14 Lincoln shot by John Wilkes Booth at Ford's Theater, Washington, D.C.
May 4 Surrender of Lt. Gen. Richard Taylor's Confederate forces at Citronelle, Ala.
May 12-13 Battle of Palmito Ranch, Tex. Last Civil War land engagement.
May 23-24 Grand Review of Federal armies in Washington, D.C.
May 26 Surrender of Lt. Gen. E. Kirby Smith's Confederate forces at New Orleans, La.
Jun 23 Surrender of Brig. Gen. Stand Watie's Confederate Indian forces at Doaksville, Indian Territory.


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