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Battles in 1861 - US Civil War

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  • Thomas Purse, Jr., Pvt., CSA (1843 - 1861)
    Killed in the First Battle of Bull Run (First Manassas). Buried in Laurel Grove Cemetery, Savannah, Chatham County, Georgia, United States. Buried next to his brother-in-law James Lord Pierpont (Apri...
  • Maj. General Erasmus D. Keyes (USA) (1810 - 1895)
    Erasmus Darwin Keyes (May 29, 1810 – October 14, 1895) was a businessman, banker, and military general, noted for leading the IV Corps of the Union Army of the Potomac during the first half of...
  • Brig. General Joseph B. Kershaw (CSA) (1822 - 1894)
    Joseph Brevard Kershaw (January 5, 1822 – April 13, 1894) was a lawyer, judge, and a Confederate general in the American Civil War. Early life Kershaw was born at Camden, South Carolina, a...
  • Brevet Maj. General John C. Tidball (USA) (1825 - 1906)
    John Caldwell Tidball (January 25, 1825 – May 15, 1906) was a career military officer, noted for his service in the horse artillery in the cavalry in the Union Army during the American Civil W...
  • Major Alonzo F. Bidwell (USA) (1823 - 1870)
    Served as Major, 1st Michigan Infantry (3 months) at the First Battle of Bull Run and as Captain of Battery D, 1st Michigan Light Artillery during the Civil War.

This project is used to relate all battles of the Civil War that were fought in 1861.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Troop_engagements_of_the_American_Civil_War,_1861

http://www.sonofthesouth.net/leefoundation/civil-war-battles.htm http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battles_of_the_American_Civil_War

Battles

  • Battle of Fort Sumter (April 12–14, 1861)
  • Battle of Sewell's Point (May 18–19, 1861)
  • Battle of Aquia Creek (May 29 – June 1, 1861)
  • Battle of Philippi (West Virginia) (June 3, 1861)
  • Battle of Big Bethel (June 10 1861)
  • Battle of Boonville (June 17, 1861)
  • Battle of Hoke's Run (July 2, 1861)
  • Battle of Carthage (July 5, 1861)
  • Battle of Rich Mountain (July 11, 1861)
  • Battle of Blackburn's Ford (July 18, 1861)
  • First Battle of Bull Run (July 21, 1861)
  • Battle of Wilson's Creek (August 10, 1861)
  • Battle of Kessler's Cross Lanes (August 26, 1861)
  • Battle of Hatteras Inlet Batteries (August 28–29, 1861)
  • Battle of Dry Wood Creek (September 2, 1861)
  • Battle of Carnifex Ferry (September 10, 1861)
  • Battle of Cheat Mountain (September 12–15, 1861)
  • First Battle of Lexington (September 13–20, 1861)
  • Battle of Barbourville (September 19, 1861)
  • Battle of Greenbrier River (October 3, 1861)
  • Battle of Santa Rosa Island (October 9, 1861)
  • Battle of Camp Wildcat (October 21, 1861)
  • Battle of Fredericktown (October 21, 1861)
  • Battle of Ball's Bluff (October 21, 1861)
  • First Battle of Springfield (October 25, 1861)
  • Battle of Belmont (November 7, 1861)
  • Battle of Ivy Mountain (November 8, 1861)
  • Battle of Round Mountain (November 19, 1861)
  • Battle of Chusto-Talasah (December 9, 1861)
  • Battle of Camp Allegheny (December 13, 1861)
  • Battle of Rowlett's Station (December 17, 1861)
  • Battle of Chustenahlah (December 26, 1861)
  • Battle of Mount Zion Church (December 28, 1861)