Battles of the American Civil War – Chronological Order

Location Date Troops Result
Fort Sumter, SC 12/04/61 585 CS Victory
Fairfax Court House, VA 01/06/61 150 Draw
Philippi, VA 03/06/61 3,800 US Victory
Big Bethel, VA 10/06/61 4,900 CS Victory
Boonville, MO 17/06/61 3,200 US Victory
Hoke’s Run, VA 02/07/61 4,500 US Victory
Carthage, MO 05/07/61 5,100 CS Victory
Rich Mountain, VA 11/07/61 6,000 US Victory
Blackburn’s Ford, VA 18/07/61 8,100 CS Victory
First Manassas, VA 21/07/61 70,000 CS Victory
Wilson’s Creek, MO 10/08/61 17,400 CS Victory
Kessler’s Cross Lanes, VA 26/08/61 4,200 CS Victory
Hatteras Inlet, NC 28/08/61 1,835 US Victory
Dry Wood Creek, MO 02/09/61 6,600 CS Victory
Carnifex Ferry, VA 10/09/61 7,000 US Victory
Cheat Mountain, VA 12/09/61 8,000 US Victory
First Lexington, MO 13/09/61 15,500 CS Victory
Liberty, MO 17/09/61 4,100 CS Victory
Barbourville, KY 19/09/61 1,100 CS Victory
Greenbrier River, VA 03/10/61 6,800 Draw
Santa Rosa Island, FL 09/10/61 1,800 US Victory
Frederick, MO 17/10/61 4,500 US Victory
Ball’s Bluff, VA 21/10/61 3,400 CS Victory
Camp Wildcat, KY 21/10/61 12,400 US Victory
Big Sandy Expedition, KY 23/10/61 6,500 US Victory
First Springfield, MO 25/10/61 6,000 US Victory
Belmont, MO 07/11/61 8,100 Draw
Rowlett’s Station, KY 17/12/61 1,900 Draw
Dranesville, VA 20/12/61 9,000 US Victory
Mount Zion Church, MO 28/12/61 1,350 US Victory
Roan’s Tan Yard, MO 08/01/62 1,250 US Victory
Midde Creek, KY 10/01/62 4,600 US Victory
Mill Springs, KY 19/01/62 10,300 US Victory
Fort Henry, TN 06/02/62 18,000 US Victory
Roanoke Island, NC 07/02/62 4,000 US Victory
Fort Donaldson, TN 11/02/62 40,600 US Victory
Valverde, NM 20/02/62 5,600 CS Victory
Island Number Ten, TN 28/02/62  Unknown US Victory
Pea Ridge, AR 06/03/62 27,000 US Victory
Hampton Roads, VA 08/03/62 Unknown Draw
New Bern, NC 14/03/62 6,500 US Victory
Fort Macon, NC 23/03/62 3,050 US Victory
First Kernstown, VA 23/03/62 9,500 US Victory
Glorieta Pass, NM 26/03/62 2,400 CS Victory
Yorktown, VA 05/04/62 157,000 Draw
Shiloh, TN 06/04/62 112,000 US Victory
Fort Pulaski, GA 10/04/62 10,385 US Victory
Fort Jackson and Fort St Philip, LA 18/04/62  Unknown US Victory
South Mills, NC 19/04/62 900 CS Victory
Corinth, MS 29/04/62 185,000 US Victory
Williamsburg, VA 05/05/62 73,000 Draw
Tranter’s Creek, NC 05/05/62 900 US Victory
Etham’s Landing, VA 07/05/62 22,300 Draw
McDowell, VA 08/05/62 12,500 CS Victory
Princeton Courthouse, VA 15/05/62 Unknown CS Victory
Drewry’s Bluff, VA 15/05/62   Unknown CS Victory
Front Royal, VA 23/05/62 4,000 CS Victory
First Winchester, VA 25/05/62 22,500 CS Victory
Hanover Courthouse, VA 27/05/62 16,000 US Victory
Fair Oaks, VA 31/05/62 73,000 Draw
First Chattanooga, TN 07/06/62  Unknown US Victory
Cross Keys, VA 08/06/62 17,500 CS Victory
Port Republic, VA 09/06/62 9,500 CS Victory
James Island, SC 16/06/62 8,600 CS Victory
Saint Charles, AR 17/06/62  Unknown US Victory
Simmon’s Bluff, SC 21/06/62 600 US Victory
The Seven Days, VA (start) 25/06/62 196,000 CS Victory
Oak Grove, VA 25/06/62 6,600 Draw
Mechanicsville 26/06/62 31,600 US Victory
Gaine’s Mill, VA 27/06/62 91,000 CS Victory
Garnett and Goulding’s Farm, VA 28/06/62 4,500 Draw
Savage’s Station, VA 29/06/62 40,500 Draw
White Oak Swamp, VA 30/06/62  Unknown Draw
Glendale, VA 30/06/62 85,000 Draw
Malvern Hill, VA 01/07/62 109,000 US Victory
Cotton Plant, AR 07/07/62 2,400 US Victory
First Murfreesboro, TN 13/07/62 2,300 CS Victory
Baton Rouge, LA 05/08/62 5,100 US Victory
Kirksville, MO 06/08/62 3,500 US Victory
Cedar Mountain, VA 09/08/62 25,000 CS Victory
First Independance, MO 11/08/62 1,150 CS Victory
Lone Jack, MO 15/08/62 2,800 CS Victory
First Rappahanock Station, VA 22/08/62  Unknown Draw
Manassas Station, VA 25/08/62  Unknown CS Victory
Second Manassas, VA 28/08/62 112,000 CS Victory
Thoroughfare Gap, VA 28/08/62 33,000 CS Victory
Richmond, KY 29/08/62 13,300 CS Victory
Chantilly, VA 01/09/62 26,000 CS Victory
Harper’s Ferry, VA 12/09/62 42,000 CS Victory
Munfordville, KY 14/09/62  Unknown CS Victory
South Mountain, MD 14/09/62 46,000 US Victory
Sharpsburg, MD 17/09/62 114,000 Draw
Shepherdstown, VA 19/09/62  Unknown CS Victory
Iuka, MS 19/09/62 7,700 US Victory
First Sabine Pass, TX 24/09/62  Unknown US Victory
First Newtonia, MO 30/09/62 2,500 CS Victory
Saint John’s Bluff, FL 01/10/62  Unknown US Victory
Second Corinth, MS 03/10/62 45,000 US Victory
Galveston Harbour, TX 04/10/62  Unknown US Victory
Hatchie’s Bridge, TN 05/10/62  Unknown US Victory
Peryville, KY 08/10/62 38,000 CS Victory
Old Fort Wayne, OK 22/10/62 5,000 US Victory
Georgia Landing, LA 27/10/62 5,400 US Victory
Clark’s Mill, MO 07/11/62 1,113 CS Victory
Cane Hill, AR 28/11/62 7,000 US Victory
Prairie Grove, AR 07/12/62 20,200 US Victory
Hartsville, TN 07/12/62 3,700 CS Victory
Fredericksburg, VA 11/12/62 188,000 CS Victory
Kinston, NC 14/12/62 14,000 US Victory
White Hall, NC 16/12/62 30,250 Draw
Goldsborough Bridge, NC 17/12/62  Unknown US Victory
Jackson (Tennessee), TN 19/12/62  Unknown CS Victory
Chickasaw Bayou, MS 26/12/62 44,700 CS Victory
Parker’s Cross Roads, TN 31/12/62 4,800 CS Victory
Second Murfreesboro, TN 31/12/62 76,000 US Victory
Second Galveston, TX 01/01/63  Unknown CS Victory
Second Springfield, MO 08/01/63 3,900 US Victory
Fort Hindman, AR 09/01/63 38,500 US Victory
Hartville, MO 09/01/63  Unknown CS Victory
Dover, TN 03/02/63 3,300 US Victory
Fort McAllister, GA 03/03/63  Unknown CS Victory
Thompson’s Station, TN 05/03/63  Unknown CS Victory
Fort Anderson, NC 13/03/63 57,000 US Victory
Kelly’s Ford, VA 17/03/63 2,900 Draw
Vaught’s Hill, TN 20/03/63 4,800 US Victory
Brentwood, TN 25/03/63 Unknown CS Victory
Washington, NC 30/03/63 7,500 Draw
First Charleston Harbour, SC 07/04/63  Unknown CS Victory
First Franklin, TN 10/04/63  Unknown US Victory
Suffolk (Norfleet House), VA 11/04/63 37,000 Draw
Suffolk (Hill’s Point), VA 11/04/63  Unknown Draw
Fort Bisland, LA 12/04/63  Unknown US Victory
Irish Bend, LA 14/04/63  Unknown US Victory
Vermillion Bayou, LA 17/04/63  Unknown US Victory
Cape Girardeau, MO 26/04/63 9,000 US Victory
Grand Gulf, MS 29/04/63  Unknown CS Victory
Snyder’s Bluff, MS 29/04/63  Unknown CS Victory
Day’s Gap, AL 30/04/63 2,400 US Victory
Chancellorsville, VA 30/04/63 195,000 CS Victory
Port Gibson, MS 01/05/63  Unknown US Victory
Chalk Bluff, MO 01/05/63  Unknown CS Victory
Second Fredericksburg, VA 03/05/63 37,000 US Victory
Salem Church, VA 03/05/63 35,000 CS Victory
Raymond, MS 12/05/63 16,400 US Victory
Jackson (Mississippi), MS 14/05/63  Unknown US Victory
Champion Hill, MS 16/05/63 54,000 US Victory
Big Black River Bridge, MS 17/05/63  Unknown US Victory
Vicksburg, MS 18/05/63 110,000 US Victory
Plains Store, LA 21/05/63  Unknown US Victory
Port Hudson, LA 22/05/63 42,500 US Victory
Milliken’s Ford, LA 07/06/63  Unknown US Victory
Brandy Station, VA 09/06/63 20,500 Draw
Second Winchester, VA 13/06/63 19,500 CS Victory
Aldie, VA 17/06/63 3,500 Draw
Middleburg, VA 17/06/63  Unknown Draw
LaFourche Crossing, LA 20/06/63 1,838 US Victory
Upperville, VA 21/06/63  Unknown Draw
Hoover’s Gap, TN 24/06/63  Unknown US Victory
Second Donaldsville, LA 28/06/63  Unknown US Victory
Goodrich’s Landing, LA 29/06/63  Unknown Draw
Hanover, PA 30/06/63 11,000 Draw
Cabin Creek, OK 01/07/63  Unknown US Victory
Gettysburg, PA 01/07/63 166,000 US Victory
Fairfields, PA 03/07/63 1,400 CS Victory
Helena, AR 04/07/63  Unknown US Victory
Williamsport, MD 06/07/63  Unknown Draw
Boonsboro, MD 08/07/63  Unknown Draw
Corydon, IN 09/07/63 2,200 CS Victory
Fort Wagner, SC 10/07/63 3,000 CS Victory
Kock’s Plantation, LA 12/07/63  Unknown CS Victory
Grimball’s Landing, SC 16/07/63 6,800 Draw
Honey Springs, OK 17/07/63 6,000 US Victory
Second Fort Wagner, SC 18/07/63 6,800 CS Victory
Second Charleston Harbour, SC 19/07/63  Unknown Draw
Buffington Island, VA 19/07/63 4,700 US Victory
Manassas Gap, VA 23/07/63  Unknown Draw
Salineville, OH 26/07/63 3,400 US Victory
Second Chattanooga, TN 21/08/63  Unknown US Victory
Devil’s Backbone, AR 01/09/63  Unknown US Victory
Second Fort Sumter, SC 07/09/63 700 CS Victory
Second Sabine Pass, TX 08/09/63 5,036 CS Victory
Bayou Fourche, AR 10/09/63  Unknown US Victory
Davis’ Crossroads, GA 10/09/63  Unknown Draw
Chickamauga, GA 19/09/63 125,000 CS Victory
Blountville, TN 22/09/63 2,400 US Victory
Stirling’s Plantation, LA 29/09/63 3,650 CS Victory
Fort Blair, KS 06/10/63 595 CS Victory
Blue Springs, TN 10/10/63  Unknown US Victory
Auburn, VA 13/10/63 5,000 Draw
Bristoe Station, VA 14/10/63 25,600 US Victory
Second Auburn, VA 14/10/63  Unknown Draw
Fort Brooke, FL 16/10/63  Unknown US Victory
Buckland Mills, VA 19/10/63  Unknown CS Victory
Pine Bluff, AR 25/10/63 2,850 US Victory
Wauhatchie, TN 28/10/63  Unknown US Victory
Collierville, TN 03/11/63 3,350 US Victory
Droop Mountain, VA 06/11/63 6,200 US Victory
Second Rappahannock Station, VA 07/11/63 4,000 US Victory
Campbell’s Station, TN 16/11/63  Unknown US Victory
Orchard Knob, TN 23/11/63 20,600 US Victory
Lookout Mountain, TN 24/11/63 18,700 US Victory
Missionary Ridge, TN 25/11/63 100,000 US Victory
Rossville Gap, GA 26/11/63 5,000 US Victory
Mine Run, VA 27/11/63 129,000 Draw
Ringgold Gap, GA 27/11/63  Unknown CS Victory
Fort Sanders, TN 29/11/63 3,440 US Victory
Bean’s Station, TN 14/12/63  Unknown CS Victory
Mossy Creek, TN 29/12/63  Unknown US Victory
Dandridge, TN 17/01/64  Unknown CS Victory
Athens, AL 26/01/64 700 US Victory
Fair Garden, TN 27/01/64  Unknown US Victory
Marton’s Ford, VA 06/02/64  Unknown Draw
Middle Boggy, OK 13/02/64  Unknown US Victory
Meridian, MS 14/02/64  Unknown US Victory
Olustee, FL 20/02/64 10,500 CS Victory
Okolona, MS 22/02/64 9,500 CS Victory
First Dalton, GA 22/02/64  Unknown CS Victory
Walkerton, VA 02/03/64  Unknown CS Victory
Fort De Russy, LA 14/03/64 10,350 US Victory
Paducah, KY 25/03/64 3,650 CS Victory
Elkin’s Ferry, AR 03/04/64 16,000 US Victory
Mansfield, LA 08/04/64 26,000 CS Victory
Pleasant Hill, LA 09/04/64 24,100 US Victory
Prairie D’Ane, AR 09/04/64  Unknown US Victory
Fort Pillow, TN 12/04/64 2,600 CS Victory
Blair’s Landing, LA 12/04/64  Unknown US Victory
Plymouth, NC 17/04/64  Unknown CS Victory
Poison Spring, AR 18/04/64  Unknown CS Victory
Monett’s Ferry, LA 23/04/64  Unknown US Victory
Wilson’s Wharf, VA 24/04/64 3,600 US Victory
Marks’ Mills, AR 25/04/64  Unknown CS Victory
Jenkins’ Ferry, AR 30/04/64 22,000 US Victory
Wilderness, VA 05/05/64 163,000 Draw
Albemarle Sound, NC 05/05/64  Unknown Draw
Port Walthall Junction, VA 06/05/64 10,600 CS Victory
Rocky Face Ridge, GA 07/05/64  Unknown US Victory
Spotsylvania Courthouse, VA 08/05/64 152,000 Draw
Cloyd’s Mountain, VA 09/05/64 8,500 US Victory
Swift Creek, VA 09/05/64 18,200 Draw
Cove Mountain, VA 10/05/64 6,500 Draw
Chester Station, VA 10/05/64 5,400 Draw
Yellow Tavern, VA 11/05/64 17,000 US Victory
Proctor’s Creek, VA 12/05/64 48,000 CS Victory
Resaca, GA 13/05/64 160,000 Draw
New Market, VA 15/05/64 10,300 CS Victory
Mansura, LA 16/05/64  Unknown US Victory
Adairsville, GA 17/05/64  Unknown US Victory
Yellow Bayou, LA 18/05/64  Unknown US Victory
Ware Bottom Church, VA 20/05/64 10,000 CS Victory
North Anna, VA 23/05/64 121,000 Draw
New Hope Church, GA 25/05/64  Unknown CS Victory
Dallas, GA 26/05/64 120,000 US Victory
Pickett’s Mill, GA 27/05/64 17,000 CS Victory
Bethesda Church, VA 28/05/64  Unknown Draw
Haw’s Shop, VA 28/05/64 8,500 Draw
Old Church, VA 30/05/64 7,000 US Victory
Cold Harbor, VA 31/05/64 167,000 CS Victory
Piedmont, VA 05/06/64 14,000 US Victory
Old River Lake, AR 05/06/64 7,500 US Victory
Marietta, GA 09/06/64  Unknown US Victory
First Petersburg, VA 09/06/64 7,000 CS Victory
Brice’s Crossroads, MS 10/06/64 11,700 CS Victory
Cynthiana, KY 11/06/64 4,700 US Victory
Trevilian Station, VA 11/06/64 16,000 CS Victory
Second Petersburg, VA 15/06/64 100,000 CS Victory
Lynchburg, VA 17/06/64 31,000 CS Victory
Jerusalem Plank Road, VA 21/06/64 35,000 Draw
Kolb’s Farm, GA 22/06/64  Unknown US Victory
Saint Mary’s Church, VA 24/06/64 6,100 Draw
Staunton River Bridge, VA 25/06/64 9,100 CS Victory
Kennesaw Mountain, GA 27/06/64 33,900 CS Victory
Sappony Church, VA 28/06/64 9,000 CS Victory
Ream’s Station, VA 29/06/64 11,000 CS Victory
Monocacy, MD 09/07/64 19,800 CS Victory
Fort Stevens, DC 11/07/64 19,600 US Victory
Tupelo, MS 14/07/64 22,000 US Victory
Cool Spring, VA 17/07/64 13,000 CS Victory
Peachtree Creek, GA 20/07/64 41,800 US Victory
Rutherford’s Farm, VA 20/07/64 5,700 US Victory
Atlanta, GA 22/07/64 74,800 US Victory
Second Kernstown, VA 24/07/64 24,000 CS Victory
First Deep Bottom, VA 27/07/64  Unknown CS Victory
Ezra Church, GA 28/07/64 31,700 CS Victory
Folck’s Mill, MD 01/08/64  Unknown Draw
Mobile Bay, AL 02/08/64 7,000 US Victory
Utoy Creek, GA 05/08/64  Unknown CS Victory
Moorefield, VA 07/08/64 4,800 CS Victory
Deep Bottom, VA 14/08/64 48,000 CS Victory
Second Dalton, GA 14/08/64  Unknown US Victory
Guard Hill, VA 16/08/64  Unknown Draw
Globe Tavern, VA 18/08/64 35,000 US Victory
Lovejoy’s Station, GA 20/08/64  Unknown CS Victory
Second Memphis, TN 21/08/64  Unknown CS Victory
Summit Point, VA 21/08/64  Unknown Draw
Second Ream’s Station, VA 25/08/64 18,000 CS Victory
Smithfield Crossing, VA 25/08/64  Unknown Draw
Jonesborough, GA 31/08/64  Unknown US Victory
Berryville, VA 03/09/64  Unknown Draw
Third Winchester, VA 19/09/64 52,000 US Victory
Fisher’s Hill, VA 21/09/64 39,500 US Victory
Fort Davidson, MO 27/09/64 13,500 US Victory
Chaffin’s Farm, VA 29/09/64 41,100 US Victory
Peebles’s Farm, VA 30/09/64 40,000 US Victory
Saltville, VA 02/10/64 5,300 CS Victory
Allatoona, GA 05/10/64 5,200 US Victory
Darbytown and New Market Roads, VA 07/10/64  Unknown US Victory
Tom’s Brook, VA 09/10/64 9,800 US Victory
Darbytown Road, VA 13/10/64  Unknown CS Victory
Glasgow, GA 15/10/64 2,300 CS Victory
Cedar Creek, VA 19/10/64 52,600 US Victory
Second Lexington, MO 19/10/64 10,500 CS Victory
Second Independence, MO 21/10/64 30,500 CS Victory
Little Blue River, MO 21/10/64 10,500 CS Victory
Byram’s Ford, MO 22/10/64  Unknown US Victory
Westport, MO 23/10/64 30,500 CS Victory
Marmiton River, MO 25/10/64  Unknown US Victory
Marais des Cygnes, KS 25/10/64 9,600 US Victory
Mine Creek, KS 25/10/64 9,600 US Victory
Decatur, AL 26/10/64 43,000 US Victory
Boydton Plank Road, VA 27/10/64 41,600 Draw
Fair Oaks & Darbytown Road, VA 27/10/64  Unknown CS Victory
Second Newtonia, MO 28/10/64  Unknown US Victory
Johnsonville, TN 04/11/64  Unknown CS Victory
Griswoldville, GA 22/11/64 6,000 US Victory
Buck Head Creek, GA 28/11/64  Unknown US Victory
Honey Hill, SC 30/11/64 6,400 CS Victory
Second Franklin, TN 30/11/64 54,000 US Victory
Waynesboro, Georgia, GA 04/12/64 10,000 US Victory
Third Murfreesboro, TN 05/12/64 15,000 US Victory
Nashville, TN 15/12/64 85,000 US Victory
Marion, VA 17/12/64 6,500 US Victory
Second Saltville, VA 20/12/64 7,300 US Victory
Second Fort McAllister`, GA 23/12/64 4,120 US Victory
Fort Fisher, NC 23/12/64 11,500 CS Victory
Second Fort Fisher, NC 13/01/65 11,500 US Victory
Rivers’ Bridge, SC 03/02/65 6,200 US Victory
Hatcher’s Run, VA 05/02/65 48,500 US Victory
Wilmington, NC 11/02/65 18,000 US Victory
Waynesboro, Virginia, VA 02/03/65 4,100 US Victory
Natural Bridge, FL 06/03/65  Unknown CS Victory
Wyse Fork, NC 07/03/65 20,500 US Victory
Monroe’s Crossroads, NC 10/03/65 4,850 Draw
Averasborough, NC 16/03/65 31,400 Draw
Bentonville, NC 19/03/65 81,000 US Victory
Fort Stedman, VA 25/03/65 25,000 US Victory
Spanish Fort, AL 27/03/65  Unknown US Victory
Lewis’s Farm, VA 29/03/65 25,000 US Victory
White Oak Road, VA 31/03/65 30,000 US Victory
Dinwiddie Court House, VA 31/03/65 65,200 CS Victory
Five Forks, VA 01/04/65 32,600 US Victory
Third Petersburg, VA 02/04/65 134,400 US Victory
Sutherland’s Station, VA 02/04/65 4,500 US Victory
Selma, AL 02/04/65 18,500 US Victory
Fort Blakely, AL 02/04/65 49,000 US Victory
Namozine Church, VA 03/04/65 1,700 Draw
Amelia Springs, VA 05/04/65  Unknown Draw
Rice’s Station, VA 06/04/65 14,300 US Victory
Sayler’s Creek, VA 06/04/65 26,500 US Victory
High Bridge, VA 06/04/65 2,080 Draw
Cumberland Church, VA 07/04/65 12,600 CS Victory
Appomattox Station, VA 08/04/65 7,000 US Victory
Appomattox Court House, VA 09/04/65 128,000 US Victory
Columbus, GA 16/04/65 16,500 US Victory
Palmito Ranch, TX 12/05/65 800 CS Victory
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  1. princehorus

     /  January 17, 2013

    Thanks to the readers who pointed out that some of Seven Days battle dates were wrong, and I also had Fair Oaks / Seven Pines in March 1862 in stead of May – doh !

    Now corrected

    Savereo John

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