BATTLES & INCIDENTS

We all know about the importance of the battle at Gettysburg, but do you know about some of the other battles of the Civil War? This section contains articles that explain other major clashes in the American Civil War.
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Battle of Kennesaw Mountain

Kennesaw Mountain, Battle of June 27, 1864, a battle of the American Civil War during the approach of General William T.

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  • American Civil War

    American Civil War

    The American Civil War was a four-year armed conflict between northern and southern sections of the United States. See more »

  • Battle of Gettysburg

    Battle of Gettysburg

    Gettysburg, Battle of, July 1 - 3, 1863, a decisive battle of the American Civil War. See more »

  • Battle of Chickamauga

    Battle of Chickamauga

    Chickamauga, Battle of, September 1920, 1863, an engagement in the American Civil War. See more »

  • Lincoln's Gettysburg Address

    Lincoln's Gettysburg Address

    Gettysburg Address, a speech delivered by Abraham Lincoln on November 19, 1863, at the dedication of Gettysburg National Cemetery near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. See more »

  • Appomattox Court House

    Appomattox Court House

    Appomattox Court House, Virginia, the village where General Robert E. Lee surrendered on April 9, 1865, to General U. See more »

  • Battle of Antietam

    Battle of Antietam

    Antietam, Battle ofor Battle of Sharpsburg , September 17, 1862, a major battle of the American Civil War. See more »

  • Battle of Balls Bluff

    Battle of Balls Bluff

    Balls Bluff, Battle of, October 21, 1861, a minor Confederate victory in the Civil War. See more »

  • Battle of Cedar Creek

    Battle of Cedar Creek

    Cedar Creek, Battle of, October 19, 1864, a Union victory that ended major military action “in the Shenandoah Valley, in northern Virginia, during the Civil War. See more »

  • Battle of Chancellorsville

    Battle of Chancellorsville

    Chancellorsville, Battle of one of the great battles of the Civil War. It was fought May 2 - 4, 1863, at Chancellorsville, Virginia, about 55 miles (89 km) northwest of Richmond. See more »

  • Battle of Cold Harbor

    Battle of Cold Harbor

    Cold Harbor, Battle of, June 1 - 3, 1864, a battle of the American Civil War. It was fought about 10 miles (16 km) northeast of Richmond, Virginia. See more »

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