*Civil War Recap for 1st Period (Describe the North (their armies, their…
*Civil War Recap for 1st Period
Who fought in the Civil War? And how?
General Robert E. Lee / C.
Ulysses S Grant/ U
Jefferson Davis /C.
Jackson Stonewall / C
BGT Beauregard / C
Abraham Lincoln / U
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Why did we fight in the Civil War?
The North and the South did not agree over slavery
Trade, tariffs, and state rights
The South was angry over losing the election
Describe the North (their armies, their people, their lifestyle).
the civil war was less devastating for the north than the south.
the war effected the northern economy both positively and negatively.
the war effected the course of many woman.
the northern army was called the union.
durning the American Civil war, Northerners banded together to support the cause of the Union and the soldiers who fought for it.
the deadliest war fought in American
citizens in the 23 northern states loyal to the Union took Lincoln's words to heart and threw themselves into the war effort
for the men who stayed home the war was a hot topic.
Describe the South (their armies, their people, their lifestyle).
Most of the fighting took place on southern soil.
The south had difficulty with agricultural reasons.
The union hoped to stop the flow of goods between the south and other countries and strangle its foe economy.
Many families where uprooted
Many families had slaves
Most of the slaves in the south didn't hear the proclamation for month
They ran out of clothing for there soldiers during the winter.
Major Battles of the Civil War
The First Battle of Bull Run - The battle fought on July 21st 1861 in Virginia and it was the first major battle of the Civil War.
The Battle of Cold Harbor - Fought from May 31st - June 12th 1864, the battle was the last major victory by Confederate General Robert E. Lee.
The Battle of Atlanta - The battle was fought on July 22nd 1864, though the city of Atlanta didn't fall to Union forces until Sept. 2nd.
The Battle of Vicksburg - The battle was fought from May 18 - July 4th, 1863 was a major siege in the western theatre of operations that together with the Battle of Gettysburg.
The Battle of Chancellorsville - Fought from April 20 - May 6, 1863, the battle was one of the major of the Civil War and was considered to be Robert E. Lee's "perfect battle" because of his decisions ultimately led to Confederate victory.
The Battle of Shiloh - Fought on April 6-7 the battle was a defeat for Confederate forces in southwestern Tennessee.
The Battle of Wilderness - Fought from May 5-7th, the battle was the first time that the armies of Union General Ulysses Grant and Confederate Robert E. Lee met in battle with both of them in charge at the same time.
March to the Sea - Was the campaign of total war waged by general William Tecumseh Sherman following the capture and burning of Atlanta.
The Battle of Antietam - The battle was fought on Sept. 17 1862 in Maryland was the bloodiest battle fought in the history of the United States with a loss of 22,717.
The Battle of Gettysburg - Fought from July 1 -3, 1863 - Was one the most famous battles of the Civil War and together with The Battle of Vicksburg considered a turning point in war itself.