Civil War Battles
American Civil War Battles
The Civil War consisted of nearly 10,500 battles, engagements, and other military actions including nearly 50 major battles and about 100 others that had major significance.
The remainder were skirmishes, reconnaissances, naval engagements, sieges, bombardments, etc.
The engagements were fought in 23 different states and resulted in a total of over 650,000 casualties.
The battles are divided amongst designated theaters including the Eastern Theater, Western Theater, Trans-Mississippi Theater, Lower Seaboard Theater, Gulf Coast and Sioux Uprising.
- Eastern Theater
- Western Theater
- Trans-Mississippi Theater
- Sioux Uprising
- Lower Seaboard Theater
- Pacific Coast Theater
The Battle of Aquia Creek was an exchange of cannon fire between Union Navy gunboats and Confederate shore batteries in Stafford County, Virginia which took place from May 29, 1861 to June 1, 1861 during the early days of the American Civil War.
The Battle of Big Bethel, also known as the Battle of Bethel Church or Great Bethel was one of the earliest land battles of the American Civil War (Civil War) after the surrender of Fort Sumter.
First Battle of Bull Run (Manassas) was the first major land-based confrontation of the American Civil War.