Major Battles:

Battle of Fort Sumter
Date: April 12-April 13, 1861
Location: Charleston, South Carolina
Confederate Command: Pierre Beauregard
Union Commander: Robert Anderson
Confederate Forces: 500 (est.)
Union: 85
Winner: Confederate
Casualties: 6 (2 Union and 4 Confederate)

Battle of Fort Henry
Date: February 6, 1862
Location: Tennessee
Confederate Commander: Lloyd Tilgham
Union Commanders: Ulysses S. Grant, Andrew H. Foote
Confederate Forces: 3,000 - 3,400
Union Forces: 15,000, 7 ships
Winner: Union
Casualties: 119 (40 Union; and 79 Confederate)

Battle of Fort Donelson, Tennessee
Date: February 13-16, 1862
Confederate Commander: John B. Floyd, Simon B. Buckner
Union Commander: Ulysses S. Grant
Confederate Forces Engaged: 21,000
Union Forces Engaged: 27,000
Winner: Union
Casualties: 19,455 (2,832 Union and 16,623 Confederate)

Battle of Yorktown, Virginia
Date: April 5 - May 4,1862
Confederate Commander: John B. Magruder, Joseph E. Johnston
Union Commander: George B. McClellan
Confederate Forces: 35,000
Union Forces: 121,500
Winner: Inconclusive
Casualties: 482 (Union 182; Confederate - 300)

Battle of Shiloh, Tennessee
Date: April 6-7, 1862
Confederate Commander: Albert Sidney Johnston, P. G. T. Beauregard
Union Commander: Ulysses S. Grant
Confederate Forces Engaged: 40,335
Union Forces Engaged: 62,682
Winner: Union
Casualties: 23,741 (13,047 Union and 10,694 Confederate)

Battle of New Orleans, Louisiana
Date: April 25 - May 1, 1862
Confederate Commander: Mansfield Lovell
Union Commanders: David G. Farragut, Benjamin Butler
Confederate Forces
Union forces:
Winner: Union
Casualties: None

Battle of Second Manassass, Virginia
Date: August 29-30, 1862
Confederate Commander: Robert E. Lee
Union Commander: John Pope
Confederate Forces: 48,527
Union Forces: 75,696
Winner: Confederacy
Casualties: 25,251 (16,054 Union and 9,197 Confederate)

Battle of Antietam, Maryland
Date: September 17, 1862
Location: Maryland
Confederate Commander: Robert E. Lee
Union Commander: George B. McClellan
Confederate Forces Engaged: 51,844
Union Forces Engaged: 75,316
Winner: Inconclusive (Strategic Union Victory)
Casualties: 26,134 (12,410 Union and 13,724 Confederate)

Battle of Fredericksburg, Virginia
Date: December 11-15, 1862
Confederate Commander: Robert E. Lee
Union Commander: Ambrose E. Burnside
Confederate Forces: 72,500
Union Forces: 114,000
Winner: Confederate
Casualties: 18,030 (12,653 Union and 5,377 Confederate

Battle of Stone's River, Tennessee
Date: December 31, 1862
Confederate Commander: Braxton Bragg
Union Commander: William S. Rosecrans
Confederate Forces Engaged: 37,739
Union Forces Engaged: 41,400
Winner: Union
Casualties: 24,645 (12,906 Union and 11,739 Confederate)

Battle of Chancellorsville, Virginia
Date: May 1-4, 1863
Confederate Commander: Robert E. Lee
Union Commander: Joseph Hooker
Confederate Forces Engaged: 60,892
Union Forces Engaged: 133,868
Winner: Confederacy
Casualties: 30,099 (17,278 Union and 12,821 Confederate)

Battle of Vicksburg, Mississippi
May 18-July 4, 1863
Confederate Commander: John C. Pemberton
Union Commander: Ulysses S. Grant
Confederate Forces Engaged: 33,000
Union Forces Engaged: 77,000
Winner: Union
Casualties: 7,037 (3,835 Union and 3,202 killed

Battle of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
Date: July 1-3, 1863
Confederate Commander: Robert E. Lee
Union Commander: George G. Meade
Confederate Forces Engaged: 75,000
Union Forces Engaged: 82,289
Winner: Union
Casualties: 51,112 (23,049 Union and 28,063 Confederate)

Battle of Chickamauga, Georgia
Date: September 19-20, 1863
Confederate Commander: Braxton Bragg
Union Commander: William Rosecrans
Confederate Forces Engaged: 66,326
Union Forces Engaged: 58,222
Winner: Confederacy
Casualties: 34,624 (16,170 Union and 18,454 Confederate)

Battle of Spotsylvania, Virginia

Date: May 8-19, 1864
Confederate Commander: Robert E. Lee
Union Commander: Ulysses S. Grant
Confederate Forces Engaged: 50,000
Union Forces Engaged: 83,000
Winner: Confederacy
Casualties: 27,399 (18,399 Union and 9)000 Confederate)

Battle of The Wilderness, Virginia
Date: May 5-7, 1864
Confederate Commander: Robert E. Lee
Union Commander: Ulysses S. Grant
Confederate Forces Engaged: 61,025
Union Forces Engaged: 101,895
Winner: Inconclusive
Casualties: 25,416 (17,666 Union and 7,750 Confederate)

Battle of Cold Harbor, Virginia
Date: May 31-June 12, 1864
Confederate Commander: Robert E. Lee
Union Commander: Ulysses S. Grant, George Meade
Confederate forces: 59,000
Union forces: 108,000
Winner:
Casualties: 17,332 (12,737 Union and 4,595 Confederate)

Battle of Fort Stevens, District of Columbia
Date: July 11-July 12, 1864
Confederate Commander:
Union Commander: Alexander McD.McCook, Horatio G. Wright
Confederate Forces: Jubal Early
Union Forces:
Winner: Union
Casualties: 373 Union and 500 Confederate

Battle of Jonseborough, Georgia
Date: August 31-September 1, 1864
Confederate Commander: John Bell Hood, William J. Hardee
Union Commander: William T. Sherman, Otis Howard, George H. Thomas
Confederate Forces:
Union Forces:
Winner: Union
Casualties: 3,149 (1,149 Union and 2,000 Confederate

Sherman's March to the Sea, Georgia
Date: November 15-December 22, 1864
Union Commander: William T. Sherman
Confederate Commander: William J. Hardee
Union Forces: 62,000
Confederate Forces: 13,000
Winner: Union
Casualties:

Battle of Nashville, Tennessee
Date: December 15-16, 1864
Confederate Commander: John Bell Hood
Union Commander: George H. Thomas
Confederate forces: 30,000
Union forces: 55,000
Winner: Union
Casualties: 9.061(3,061 Union and 6,000 Confederate)

Battle of Appomattox Courthouse
Date: April 9, 1865
Confederate Commander: Robert E. Lee
Union Commander: Ulysses S. Grant
Confederate Forces;
Union Forces:
Winner: Union
Casualties: 564 (164 Union and 500 Confederate)