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1863[edit]

Battles of the American Civil War - 1863
  • Battle of Galveston -- January 1, 1863 Texas Confederate victory: John B. Magruder expels occupying Union troops from Galveston, Texas.
  • Battle of Hartville -- January 9–11, 1863 Missouri Confederate victory: Confederates are victorious, but unable to continue raid.
  • Bear River Massacre -- January 29, 1863 Idaho (Washington Territory at the time) American Indian Wars: Shoshone forces massacred by Union troops.
  • Battle of Dover -- February 3, 1863 Tennessee Union victory: Failed Confederate attack on town.
  • Yazoo Pass Expedition — February 3 - April 12, 1863 Mississippi Confederate victory: Elaborate amphibious Union flanking maneuver is thwarted by Confederates at Fort Pemberton during the Vicksburg campaign.
  • Battle of Fort McAllister (1863) -- March 5, 1863 Georgia Confederate victory:
  • Battle of Fort Anderson -- March 13–15, 1863 North Carolina Union victory: Daniel H. Hill leads unsuccessful Confederate attack on New Bern.
  • Battle of Kelly's Ford -- March 17, 1863 Virginia Confederate victory: Indecisive cavalry battle during Civil War.
  • Battle of Vaught's Hill -- March 20, 1863 Tennessee Union victory: Union forces withstand attack by John Hunt Morgan's Confederates.
  • Battle of Washington, NC -- March 30 – April 20, 1863 North Carolina Inconclusive: Hill unable to take North Carolina town from Union forces.
  • Battle of Grand Gulf -- April 29, 1863 Mississippi Confederate victory: Unsuccessful naval attack by Grant's forces.
  • Battle of Snyder's Bluff -- April 29 – May 1, 1863 Mississippi Confederate victory: Union feint during Vicksburg Campaign.
  • Battle of Crooked Creek — April 30, 1863 Alabama Nathan Bedford Forrest and Union Col. Abel Streight fight Cavalry action for several hours.
  • Battle of Chancellorsville -- April 30 – May 6, 1863 Virginia Confederate victory: Lee defeats Hooker's Army of Potomac, Jackson mortally wounded.
  • Battle of Port Gibson -- May 1, 1863 Mississippi Union victory: in Vicksburg campaign, Grant defeats Confederates
  • Battle of Chalk Bluff -- May 1–2, 1863 Arkansas Confederate victory: Confederates win but can't continue raid.
  • Second Battle of Fredericksburg (Second Battle of Marye's Heights) -- May 3, 1863 Virginia Union victory: Union forces under John Sedgwick defeat Confederate forces left to guard the town by Lee.
  • Battle of Raymond -- May 12, 1863 Mississippi Union victory: Failed Confederate attempt to protect Vicksburg from approaching Federals.
  • Siege of Vicksburg -- May 18 – July 4, 1863 Mississippi Union victory: the siege ends; Grant accepts surrender of second Confederate army under Pemberton.
  • Siege of Port Hudson -- May 21 – July 9, 1863 Louisiana Union victory: last Confederate stronghold on Mississippi surrenders; Gardner surrenders to Banks.
  • Battle of Milliken's Bend -- June 7, 1863 Louisiana Union victory: In the largest battle fought between Confederate and Black troops, after nearly two days of close combat, the Confederates were defeated in their attempt to raise the siege of Vicksburg.
  • Battle of Brandy Station -- June 9, 1863 Virginia Inconclusive: Pleasonton surprises J.E.B. Stuart's cavalrymen in their camps near Brandy Station.
  • Second Battle of Winchester -- June 13–15, 1863 Virginia Confederate victory: Confederate victory paves way for Lee's invasion of the North.
  • Battle of Aldie -- June 17, 1863 Virginia Inconclusive: Indecisive battle during Robert E. Lee's march north.
  • Battle of Middleburg -- June 17–19, 1863 Virginia Inconclusive: J.E.B. Stuart retreats from engagement with Union cavalry.
  • Battle of Upperville -- June 21, 1863 Virginia Inconclusive: Indecisive cavalry battle during Lee's invasion.
  • Battle of Hoover's Gap -- June 24–26, 1863 Tennessee Union victory: Union victory prevents Confederates in Tennessee from coming to the aid of Vicksburg.
  • Battle of Sporting Hill — June 30, 1863 Pennsylvania Inconclusive: Small skirmish during the Gettysburg Campaign was the northernmost engagement of Robert E. Lee's Army of Northern Virginia during the Civil War.
  • Battle of Hanover -- June 30, 1863 Pennsylvania Inconclusive: J.E.B. Stuart forced to change his route, delaying his efforts to unite with Lee's force outside Gettysburg.
  • Battle of Carlisle — July 1, 1863 Pennsylvania Inconclusive: Small, but strategically important skirmish during the Gettysburg Campaign.
  • Battle of Gettysburg -- July 1–3, 1863 Pennsylvania Union victory: Lee loses to Meade, Pickett's Charge fails, ends second invasion of North. Confederate army arrived in Gettysburg to resupply army, unaware of Union army nearby.
  • Battle of Hunterstown — July 2, 1863 Pennsylvania Inconclusive: Minor cavalry engagement during the Gettysburg Campaign
  • Battle of Fairfield — July 3, 1863 Pennsylvania Confederate victory: Cavalry engagement during the Gettysburg Campaign secured the important Hagerstown Road.
  • Jackson Expedition — July 5–25, 1863 Mississippi Union victory: Forces under General William T. Sherman clear General Joseph E. Johnston's relief effort from the Vicksburg area.
  • Battle of Helena -- July 4, 1863 Arkansas Union victory: Confederate assault on river port fails securing eastern Arkansas for Union.
  • Battle of Boonsboro -- July 8, 1863 Maryland Inconclusive: Indecisive action at rearguard of Lee's retreat.
  • Battle of Corydon -- July 9, 1863 Indiana Confederate victory: Confederate raid results in civilian casualties, including a Lutheran minister.
  • Battle of Funkstown — July 10, 1863 Maryland Inconclusive: Action during Lee's retreat to Virginia after the Battle of Gettysburg.
  • Battle of Honey Springs -- July 17, 1863 Oklahoma (Indian Territory at the time) Union victory: In Indian Territory, two largely Black and American Indian forces meet. Union victory.
  • Battle of Big Mound -- July 24–25, 1863 North Dakota (Dakota Territory at the time) * Dakota War of 1862: Union forces defeat Santee and Teton Sioux forces.
  • Battle of Dead Buffalo Lake -- July 26, 1863 North Dakota (Dakota Territory at the time) * Sioux Wars/Dakota War of 1862: Sibley defeats Sioux forces.
  • Battle of Salineville -- July 26, 1863 Ohio Union victory: Confederate Brigadier General John Hunt Morgan surrenders in Ohio. The northernmost battle in the Civil War.
  • Battle of Stony Lake -- July 28, 1863 North Dakota (Dakota Territory at the time) * Dakota War of 1862: Sioux forces escape Union forces in pursuit.
  • Second Battle of Fort Sumter -- August 17 – September 9, 1863 South Carolina Confederate victory: Union's massive bombardment and naval attack fails to retake the fort.
  • Battle of Bayou Meto (Battle of Reed's Bridge) — August 27, 1863 Arkansas Confederate Victory: Confederate forces delay the Union advance on Little Rock.
  • Battle of Whitestone Hill -- September 3–5, 1863 North Dakota (Dakota Territory at the time) * Sioux Wars/Dakota War of 1862: Union forces defeat several American Indian tribes including the Sioux and Blackfeet.
  • Second Battle of Sabine Pass -- September 8, 1863 Texas Confederate victory: Confederate forces place stakes in river to help aim their guns at Union ships.
  • Battle of Chickamauga -- September 19–20, 1863 Georgia Confederate victory: Bragg defeats Rosecrans, George Thomas of US anointed "The Rock of Chickamauga"
  • Battle of Baxter Springs -- October 6, 1863 Kansas Confederate victory: Quantrill's Raiders massacre Union Black Troops during U.S. Civil War.
  • Battle of Bristoe Station -- October 14, 1863 Virginia Union victory: Meade defeats elements of Lee's forces, but Confederates destroy railroad during retreat.
  • Battle of Wauhatchie -- October 28–29, 1863 Tennessee Union victory: Longstreet defeated by Union forces.
  • Battle of Bayou Bourbeux — November 3, 1863 Louisiana Confederate victory: Confederate District of Western Louisiana troops attack the isolated rear guard during Union withdrawal from Opelousas.
  • Chattanooga Campaign -- November 23–25, 1863 Tennessee Union victory: Grant defeats Braxton Bragg and relieves Union forces besieged in Chattanooga.
  • Battle of Mine Run -- November 27 – December 2, 1863 Virginia Inconclusive: Meade bombards Lee's Confederates but then withdraws.
  • Battle of Ringgold Gap -- November 27, 1863 Georgia Confederate victory: Confederates under Patrick Cleburne defeat Union forces under Joseph Hooker.
  • Battle of Fort Sanders -- November 29, 1863 Tennessee Union victory: Longstreet unable to take fort due to poor quality gunpowder.

  • Note: Sources are basically from converting Wikipedia Civil War tables, Wikidata id extraction and information found in Wikivoyage. This is experimental and to conform to WV use may have to be converted to markers or listings -- Matroc (talk) 01:06, 28 August 2018 (UTC)