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Bull Run- outcome

Although outnumbered, confederate troops held off the union attack

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Bull Run- Generals

Stonewall Jackson (C), PGT Beauregard (C), Bernard Bee (C), Irvin McDowell (U)

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Monitor Merrimack- Location

Hampton Roads, Virginia

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Monitor Merrimack- Outcome

Both ships left the fight but the confederate Merrimack needed to be destroyed later.

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Monitor Merrimack- generals

John L. Warden (U lieutenant), Franklin Buchanan (C), Catesby Jones (C)

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Antietam- Location

Antietam, Maryland

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Antietam-outcome

Draw, but Union claimed victory. Lincoln releases the Emancipation Proclamation.

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Antietam- Generals

Robert E. Lee (C), George McClellan (U)

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Fredericksburg- location

Fredericksburg, Virginia

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Fredericksburg- outcome of battle

Burnside led Union forces but was turned back after. devastating losses. Burnside was fired shortly after.

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Fredericksburg- generals

Lee (C), Ambrose E. Burnside (U)

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Chancellorsville- location

Chancellorsville, Virginia

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Chancellorsville- outcome

Confederate forces defeated the Union. Jackson was shot by his own man and died later.

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Chancellorsville- generals

Jackson (C), Lee (C), Joseph Hooker (U)

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Gettysburg- location

Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

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Gettysburg- outcome

Union defeated the Confederates and the Confederates were not able to recover.

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Gettysburg- generals

Lee (C), George Meade (U)

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Vicksburg-location

Vicksburg, Mississippi

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Vicksburg-Outcome

Grant overpowered Confederate forces in Vicksburg and separated the Confederacy.

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Vicksburg- generals

Ulysses S. Grant (U), John Pemberton (C)

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Bull Run- Location

Bull Run creek, Manassas

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Bull Run- significance

North realized war wouldn't be easy

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Anaconda plan

1. Stop trade (blockade)
2. Divide confederacy by Mississippi River
3. Capture Richmond

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PEOPLE: Rose Greenhow

Secret spy for south during bull run, she gave info to them

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Antietam- significance

Bloodiest day of war, emancipation proclamation

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Fredericksburg- significance

Boosted Lee's confidence, things looking bad for the north

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Chancellorsville- significance

Boosted Lee's confidence, blow to the south by losing stonewall Jackson

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Gettysburg- significance

South wouldn't go that much north ever again in the war, turning point of the war

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Vicksburg-significance

Divided the confederacy, they couldn't transport supplies over the Mississippi, total war

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Fort Wagner- who fought

54th Massachusetts regiment, first all black regiment

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Fort Wagner- general

USA- Robert Gould shaw

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Fort Wagner- significance

Showed that black men could be noble soldiers

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Sherman's March to sea- general

USA- William Tecumseh Sherman

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Sherman's March to sea- location

Atlanta to Savannah

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Sherman's March to sea- significance

Total war, things looking bad for south

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PEOPLE: Philip Sheridan

Total war in Shenandoah valley, Virginia, destroyed most of it

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Fort Sumter- generals

Robert Anderson (U)
PGT Beauregard (C)

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Fort Sumter- location

Charleston, South Carolina (confederate soil)

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Fort Sumter- winner

Confederate

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Fort Sumter- significance

Start of civil war