Top Civil War Sites In America

Fort Sumter National Historical Park

Fort Sumter located off the coast of South Carolina is where it all began. Although the fort was in the South.

Gettysburg National Military Park

Gettysburg is one of the best-known battles from the civil war. From July 1-3, 1863.

Richmond, Virginia

During the war, the south used Richmond as the Confederate States of America capitol.

Vicksburg National Military Park

Vicksburg, Mississippi, was described as “the nailhead that holds the South’s two halves together” by Confederate President Jefferson Davis.

Manassas National Battlefield Park

Better known as the First and Second Battle of Bull Run, this battlefield was home to a major Confederate victory.

Andersonville National Historic Site

The Andersonville Prison, also known as Camp Sumter, was one of the largest Confederate military prisons during the Civil War.

Chickamauga and Chatanooga National Military Park

These two sites represent a Union loss and retreat that ultimately turned in their favor.

Appomattox Court House National Historical Park

He surrendered to Union General Ulysses S. Grant in Appomattox Court House on April 9, 1865.

Antietam National Battlefield

On September 17, 1862, the North ended General Robert E. Lee’s first invasion of the North.

Shiloh National Military Park

The Battle of Shiloh went on for two days on April 6-7, 1862 and was key for control of the railroad junction in Corinth, Mississippi.

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