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American Civil War Battles

The following is a list of Civil War battles, with casualty lists*, dates, and end results included. Enter the correct (or common) battle name into the box. - All casualty lists are referenced from Wikipedia.
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First submittedJanuary 21, 2013
Last updatedOctober 25, 2016
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Enter the correct battle into the box. Battles are listed in random order. * Means estimated number of casualties. ** Means a combined series of assaults into one battle
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State
Casualties
Date
End Result
Battle
Pennsylvania
46,286
July 1 - 3, 1863
Union
 
Maryland
22,717
September 17, 1862
Inconclusive
 
Virginia
4,128
September 30, 1864 - October 2, 1864
Union
 
Tennessee
23,746
April 6 - 7, 1862
Union
 
Virginia
5,289
July 30, 1864
Confederacy
 
Mississippi
37,532
May 18 - July 4, 1863
Union
 
Tennessee
9,061
December 15 - 16, 1864
Union
 
Minnesota
46
September 23, 1862
Union
Battle of Wood Lake
Virginia
743
May 28, 1864
Inconclusive
 
Virginia
70,000*
June 9, 1864 - March 25, 1865
Union
 
Georgia
12,140*
July 22, 1864
Union
 
Missouri
113*
November 7, 1862
Confederacy
Battle of Clark's Mill
Missouri
305*
December 28, 1861
Union
 
Virginia
5,140
May 23 - 26, 1864
Inconclusive
 
Mississippi
1,363
December 26 - 29, 1862
Confederacy
 
Missouri
2,549
August 10, 1861
Union
 
Virginia
18,030
December 11 - 13, 1862
Confederacy
 
Virginia
1,157
October 21, 1861
Confederacy
Battle of Ball's Bluff
New Mexico Territory
369
March 26 - 28, 1862
Confederacy
 
Louisiana
17,300*
May 22, 1863 - July 9, 1863
Union
Siege of Port Hudson
Virginia
18,300
August 28 - 30, 1862
Confederacy
 
Virginia
3,691
August 9, 1862
Confederacy
 
Arkansas
Unknown
December 28, 1862
Union
Battle of Van Buren
Arkansas
3,384
March 6 - 8, 1862
Union
 
Tennessee
24,645
December 31, 1862 - January 2, 1863
Union
Battle of Stones River
Tennessee
8,578
November 30, 1864
Union
Battle of Franklin
Georgia
34,624
September 19 - 20, 1863
Confederacy
Battle of Chickamauga
Tennessee
1,659
November 24, 1863
Union
 
Virginia
464
March 8 - 9, 1862
Inconclusive
Battle of Hampton Roads
Mississippi
3,102
June 10, 1864
Confederacy
 
Mississippi
1,136
May 14, 1863
Union
Battle of Jackson
South Carolina
None, 2 Killed in Flag Salute
April 12 - 14, 1861
Confederacy
Battle of Fort Sumter
Off Cherbourg, France
113
June 19, 1864
Union
Battle of Cherbourg
Tennessee
16,537
February 11 - 16, 1862
Union
Battle of Fort Donelson
Virginia
664
April 9, 1865
Union
Battle of Appomattox Court House
Virginia
1,820
June 11 - 12, 1864
Confederacy
Battle of Trevilian Station
Virginia
5,791
April 1, 1865
Union
Battle of Five Forks
Off South Carolina
5
February 17, 1864
Confederacy
Sinking of USS Housatonic
North Carolina
4,133
March 19 - 21, 1865
Union
Battle of Bentonville
Virginia
11,165
May 31, 1862 - June 1, 1862
Inconclusive
Battle of Seven Pines
Virginia
7,750
July 1, 1862
Union
Battle of Malvern Hill
Virginia
17,332
May 31 - June 12, 1864
Confederacy
Battle of Cold Harbor
Virginia
925*
May 11, 1864
Union
Battle of Yellow Tavern
Virginia
28,791
May 5 - 7, 1864
Inconclusive
Battle of the Wilderness
Alabama
1,950
August 5, 1864
Union
Battle of Mobile Bay
Alabama
3,059
April 2, 1865
Union
Battle of Selma
Virginia
3,965
May 5, 1862
Inconclusive
Battle of Williamsburg
Florida
2,807
February 20, 1864
Confederacy
Battle of Olustee
Missouri
3,000*
October 23, 1864
Union
Battle of Westport
Virginia
2,553
October 13, 1864
Confederacy
Battle of Darbytown Road**
Tennessee
Unknown
November 24 - 29, 1864
Confederacy
Battle of Columbia
Florida
Unknown
June 30 - July 1, 1862
Confederacy
Battle of Tampa
Tennessee
119
February 6, 1862
Union
Battle of Fort Henry
Virginia
30,500
April 30 - May 6, 1863
Confederacy
Battle of Chancellorsville
Alabama
3,529
April 2 - 9, 1865
Union
Battle of Fort Blakely
Kentucky-Tennessee
119
February 6, 1862
Union
Battle of Fort Henry
Mississippi
8,753*
April 29, 1862 - May 30, 1862, October 3 - 4, 1862
Union
Siege of Corinth**
Texas
126
May 12 - 13, 1865
Confederacy
Battle of Palmito Ranch
Tennessee
796
February 3, 1863
Union
Battle of Dover
Virginia
2,700
February 5 - 7, 1865
Union
Battle of Hatcher's Run**
Georgia
140
April 16, 1865
Union
Battle of Columbus
Georgia
83
April 16, 1865
Union
Battle of West Point
Virginia
1,380
May 15, 1864
Confederacy
Battle of New Market
Virginia
36,059
June 25 - July 1, 1862
Confederacy
Seven Days' Battles**
Virginia
482
April 5, 1862 - May 4, 1862
Inconclusive
Siege of Yorktown
Virginia
14,830
June 27, 1862
Confederacy
Battle of Gaines's Mill
Washington D.C.
873
July 11 - 12, 1864
Union
Battle of Fort Stevens
Tennessee
674
April 12, 1864
Confederacy
Battle of Fort Pillow
Florida
154
October 9, 1861
Union
Battle of Fort Pickens
Virginia
4,878
July 21, 1861
Confederacy
First Battle of Bull Run
Virginia
2,419
May 25, 1862
Confederacy
First Battle of Winchester
Tennessee
2,235
December 2, 1862
Confederacy
Battle of Hartsville
Mississippi
6,297
May 16, 1863
Union
Battle of Champion Hill
Virginia
5,044
March 25, 1865
Union
Battle of Fort Stedman
North Carolina
1,924*
January 13 - 15, 1865
Union
Battle of Fort Fisher
North Carolina
1,049
March 14, 1862
Union
Battle of New Bern
Tennessee
194
August 21, 1864
Confederacy
Battle of Memphis
Tennessee
12,491
November 25, 1863
Union
Battle of Missionary Ridge
Virginia
7,470
June 30, 1862
Inconclusive
Battle of Glendale
Virginia/Maryland
12,922
September 12 - 15, 1862
Confederacy
Battle of Harpers Ferry
Tennessee
13,893
October 28 - November 25, 1863
Union
Chattanooga Campaign**
Virginia
2,100*
September 1, 1862
Inconclusive
Battle of Chantilly
Kentucky
7,677
October 8, 1862
Inconclusive
Battle of Perryville
Mississippi
1,266
May 12, 1863
Union
Battle of Raymond
South Carolina
2,040
July 10 - 11, 18, 1863
Confederacy
Battle of Fort Wagner
Indian Territory
299
December 26, 1861
Confederacy
Battle of Chustenahlah
Missouri
1,248
November 7, 1861
Inconclusive
Battle of Belmont
Virginia
301
December 20, 1861
Union
Battle of Dranesville
Louisiana
None
April 25, 1862 - May 1, 1862
Union
Capture of New Orleans
Florida
310
August 17, 1864
Confederacy
Battle of Gainesville
Virginia
2,375
June 5, 1864
Union
Battle of Piedmont
Virginia
1,818
June 9, 1862
Confederacy
Battle of Port Republic
Virginia
81
June 17 - 18, 1864
Confederacy
Battle of Lynchburg
Louisiana
353*
April 14, 1863
Union
Battle of Irish Bend
South Carolina
889
June 16, 1862
Confederacy
Battle of Secessionville
Louisiana
849
August 5, 1862
Union
Battle of Baton Rouge
Maryland
5,010
September 14, 1862
Union
Battle of South Mountain
Virginia
654
September 19 - 20, 1862
Confederacy
Battle of Shepherdstown
Kentucky
775
January 19, 1862
Union
Battle of Mill Springs
Virginia
346
July 11, 1861
Union
Battle of Rich Mountain
Kentucky
4,862
September 14 - 17, 1862
Confederacy
Battle of Munfordville
Missouri
244
July 5, 1861
Confederacy
Battle of Carthage
Texas
200*
September 8, 1863
Confederacy
Battle of Sabine Pass**
Mississippi
2,306
September 19, 1862
Union
Battle of Iuka
Arkansas
2,568
December 7, 1862
Union
Battle of Prairie Grove
Virginia
31,820
May 8 - 21, 1864
Inconclusive
Battle of Spotsylvania Court House
Alabama
3,529
April 2 - 9, 1865
Union
Battle of Fort Blakely
Pennsylvania
332
June 30, 1863
Inconclusive
Battle of Hanover
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level 24
Apr 19, 2013
Some of these are VERY unheard of.
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level 68
Sep 6, 2013
I agree. Some of these are just insane. I tried as hard as I could, but I could only get 33 of them.
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level 67
Aug 11, 2015
You have gone to such a lot of trouble to make a really good quiz. Would have been great if battles were in order of occurrence.
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level 60
Sep 7, 2018
I like this quiz because I like American Civil War stuff, but it seems to be broken; it is not taking my answers at all.