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Fort Sumter
Where the first shots of the Civil War were fired
First Battle of Bull Run
first major battle of the Civil War where people sat on the hills and watched
Antietam
the bloodiest one day battle; This was also where McClellan should have followed Lee
Shiloh
Grant was surprised by the Confederates during this battle but held his own and forced them to retreat
Vicksburg
At this battle the Union completed their objective to take control of the Mississippi River
Gettysburg
battle was considered the turning point in the war; After this battle the Confederates would never go on the offense again.
Chancerllorsville
the battle in which Stonewall Jackson was shot by friendly fire
Appomattox
Where the Civil War finally ended when Lee surrendered to Grant; Lee tried to escape through the mountains but was cut off before he could succeed