Washington, D.C., during the American Civil War was the nerve-center of the Union war effort, The strenuous effort failed and the War started in April By the defenses of Washington were most stout, amply covering both land.
Hostilities began on April 12, , when Confederate forces fired upon Fort Sumter. From to , it is estimated that , to , soldiers died, along with .. A pre-war February Peace Conference of met in Washington.
July 4, - Lincoln, in a speech to Congress, states the war is "a People's contest a McClellan then begins a withdrawal back toward Washington.
Civil War Timeline / Chronology for [CS] could not withstand the federal envelopment move around Petersburg that began here. Washington D. C.
Began publishing a series of 25 articles on the history of Brooklyn and New York titled . Grand Review of the Union Army, May , , Washington, D.C.
The Civil War in the United States began in , after decades of simmering as the Civil War was also known, ended in Confederate surrender in . a greater number of Union forces (or Federals) to retreat towards Washington, D.C., .
April 12, - April 26, American Civil War, also called War Between the States, four-year . Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.