Battles in Virginia




The Civil War occurred over 223 weeks with the first actions in Virginia occurring in week 3. The surrender at Appomattox occurred in week 211.

We have identified 984 battles which occurred in Virginia. Often referred to as the “Eastern Theater,” the battles occurred primarily within physical boundaries of the state of Virginia. When you add the 239 which occurred in what is now West Virginia, the 164 in Maryland, the 76 which occurred along the northern coast of North Carolina, the 1 big one and the 17 little ones which occurred in Pennsylvania and the hundreds of naval encounters, the total approaches 1,500 events.

  • Battles - 1861
  • Battles - 1862
  • Battles - 1863
  • Battles - 1864
  • Battles - 1865