Literary Encyclopedia

Articles linked to group 'American Civil War'


Abraham Lincoln


Abolition of slavery in the USA
American Civil War
Assassination of Abraham Lincoln
Battle of Antietam
Battle of Atlanta: Sherman defeats Confederate army of John Hood
Battle of Bull Run: Indecisive victory of Confederates
Battle of Chancellorsville: Confederate victory
Battle of Fredericksburg: victory of Confederate army under Robert E. Lee
Confederate Army surrenders
Confederate force surrenders at Durham, North Carolina
Confederate frigate Merrimack sinks Unionist ship Cumberland
Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee appointed commander of the Army of Northern Virginia
Confederates abandon Atlanta, Georgia
Confederates buy ships from British boat yard, leading to Alabama case
Confederates defeated at Chattanooga
Confederates forced to withdraw from Shilton, Tennessee
Confederates surrender Fort Hudson to Unionists
Federal troops withdraw from the Virginia Peninsula after Seven Days battle
First black regiment, the First Carolina, organised
Indecisive battle of Perryville in American Civil War
Indecisive Civil War battle of the Wilderness
Jefferson Davis is captured near Florida border and imprisoned
Lincoln calls for Militia to suppress Confederacy
Massacre of Fort Pillow
Military service becomes compulsory in US
New Orleans captured
Peace Convention at Washington in effort to preserve Union
Preliminary Emancipation Proclamation issued
President Lincoln orders a blockade of Confederate ports
President Lincoln signs the Emancipation Proclamation
Richmond, Virginia, surrenders to Grant
Second battle of Bull Run: Thomas Jackson defeats Union Army
Sherman occupies Savannah, Georgia
Slave states leave the Union and form the Confederate states of America
Southern US states hold Congress of Montgomery
Surrender of Confederate army at Vicksburg
The Battle of Gettysburg
The Battle of the Crater
The Confederacy decides to permit slaves to serve in the military
The Gettysburg Address delivered by Lincoln
The New York City Draft Riots
Trent affair: Confederate Commissioners to Europe are captured by Unionists
Ulysses S. Grant assumes command of the Union army
Ulysses S. Grant captures Fort Donelson
Ulysses S. Grant captures Fort Henry on Tennessee River from Confederates
Union forces capture Port Royal Island on the South Carolina coast
Unionist fleet takes Charleston after long siege
Unionists besiege New Orleans
Unionists capture Forts Clark and Hatteras on North Carolina coast
Unionists take Amelia Island, Florida
Unionists take Columbia, South Carolina
Unionists take Roanoke Isle
US Civil War ends with surrender of last Confederate army at Shreveport
William Sherman marches Unionist army through Georgia


Crane, Stephen. The Red Badge of Courage. 1895.
Doctorow, E. L. The March: A Novel. 2005.
Keneally, Thomas. Confederates. 1979.
Mitchell, Margaret. Gone With the Wind. 1936.
Stowe, Harriet Beecher. Uncle Tom's Cabin. 1852.