AMERICAN CIVIL WAR FACTS

Major Civil War Battle Facts

Virginia State Memorial at Gettysburg
Virginia State Memorial at Gettysburg

Introduction -Civil War Battles

This page and the pages within this section provide information and facts on the major battles of the Civil War. The War Between the States produced some of the most bloody battles in history. What is considered a major battle is a matter of opinion, some people may list only 5 or 10, and others may name 20 or 30. In our opinion there were approximately 50 major battles in the Civil War and about 100 other very significant battles. Below you will find a list of many of these major battles followed by some interesting facts about some of them. The pages within this section will have many more facts listed about specific battles; including where and when they took place.

List of the Major battles of the Civil War

Interesting Facts about Major Battles of the Civil War

Battles of the Civil War - Conclusion

The above information just list a few interesting facts about the major battles of the Civil War. Explore the other pages of this section for more facts about specific battles. Read the other sections of this site for fascinating facts about all aspects of the war.