Civil War Battles
- Battles A-B (19)
- Battles C-E (19)
- Battles F (22)
- Battles G-K (19)
- Battles L-N (19)
- Battles O-R (21)
- Battles S-Z (16)
Civil War Battles by State
Find summaries and information about civil war battles organized by the state in which they occurred.
Ten Bloodiest Civil War Battles
The Civil War lasted from 1861-1865 and resulted in the deaths of more than 620,000 union and confederate soldiers. Each of the battles on this list resulted in more than 19,000 casualties including those who were either killed or wounded by the fighting.
Battle of Gettysburg - Day One
The Battle of Gettysburg was the costliest battle of the Civil War in terms of overall casualties. It was also a major victory for the North. Read about the first day of the battle, July 1, 1863.
Chronological list of Civil War Battles
This informative list from Don & Lois Harvey lists each battles and casualty totals for every battle where there was at least one casualty. I have started you off on the 1861 section, from which easy access to the other years is available.
The percentage of participants/casualties was unusually high for the late 1864 Georgia battle. Another nice piece of work from Randy Golden for the "Welcome to North Georgia" site.
Chancellorsville: Rumble On the Rappahannok
Andrew Dehart's excellent site on this important 1863 battle during which the South suffers a devastating loss with the death of Stonewall Jackson.
Here is the National Park service site on Chattanooga and Chickamauga.
The site of this costly battle ironically translates to "River of Blood". Another one of the great "Blue and Grey Trail" articles for the North Georgia web site. With nice photos and user-friendly maps.
Battle of Second Manassas
The Battle of Second Manassas in August 1862, covering three days, produced 3,399 killed, and brought the Confederacy to the height of its power. The work done on this site by civilwarhome.com gives a brief background, and various articles and reports from those who were there.
Siege of Petersburg
Jim Epperson's monumental web site about this massive assault on this crucial site in the Confederacy. I have linked to the "Petersburg--Why?" as the intro to the other sections. Includes pictures and maps.
Battle of Wauhatchie
Want the fast facts about the Battle of Wauhatchie? Learn about the battle, its outcome, and its significance.