Fort Sumter April 11-13, 1861.
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On April 18th the Union Navy opened fire on Fort Jackson and Fort St Philips the bombardment went on for 6 days over 16,800 shells were fired then at 2:00 AM the fleet moved forward the next day on April 25th 1862. The next day the soldiers in the two forts bellow the city mutinied and the forts surrendered. This was a good turning point for the union because they have separated the southern confederacy
On April 6, 1812 grant was able to
Win his victory and beat back the confederates. The Americans, Mexicans, and Ulysses S. Grant.
The effect on the event of the civil war was that the union navy moved to gain control of the Mississippi River.
Battle of Vicksburg
damaged trees from the battle
Grant and his troops tried to capture Richmond the capital of the confederates . They did capture them after9 months of waiting for a fresh supply of troops