What was the most important Civil War battle?

Posted by: texans14

Vote
9 Total Votes
1

Battle of Gettysburg

Lee'a strategy for invading the North failed.
6 votes
2 comments
2

Battle of Antietam

Pushed Lee's forces out of Maryland and allowed Lincoln to issue the Emancipation Proclamation.
2 votes
1 comment
3

Battle of Chancellorsville

Stonewall Jackson was injured here and later died.
1 vote
0 comments
4

Battle of Vicksburg

The last major Confederate town on the Mississippi falls to the Union.
0 votes
0 comments
5

First Battle of Bull Run

Proved that the war would not be easy for either side and would be very long.
0 votes
0 comments
Leave a comment...
(Maximum 900 words)
SweetTea says2014-06-26T17:27:41.5446818-05:00
Battle of Chancellorsville ... Stonewall Jackson (the brains of the Confederate Army) was wounded there & died a week later. Lee was left to do his own battle planning & he wasn't worth a darn at strategy. If you look at history, everything pretty much went downhill after Chancellorsville.

Freebase Icon   Portions of this page are reproduced from or are modifications based on work created and shared by Google and used according to terms described in the Creative Commons 3.0 Attribution License.

By using this site, you agree to our Privacy Policy and our Terms of Use.