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Effort to blockade the South and capture the Mississippi River

Anaconda Plan

2

The South's main army in the East

Army of Northern Virginia

3

The North's main army in East

Army of Potamac

4

Democrats who were for peace, who sympathized with the South, and who opposed Lincoln

Copperheads

5

Sherman's destruction of Georgia

March of the Sea

6

Northern ironclad with a revolving gun turret

Monitor

7

Early, unsuccessful attempt to capture the Southern Capital

Peninsular Campaign

8

Diversion of two Union armies by a small Confederate force

Valley Campaign

9

Southern ironclad that threatened to break the blockade

Merrimack

10

Continual fighting in the woods north of Richmond

Wilderness campaign

11

Surrender of the Army of Northern Virginia

Appomattox court House

12

Confederate loss that opened the door for Sherman's March

Battle of Chattanooga

13

Resulted in the emancipation Proclamation

Battle of Antietam

14

Marked the end of the South's offensive capabilities

Battle of Gettysburg

15

Grant's army was caught "napping"

Battle of Shiloh

16

First major land battle of the war

First battle of Manassa

17

Opened Tenesse to invasion

Forts Henry's donesion

18

The South's successful defense of its capital

Seven days battle

19

Efforts to capture the rail center feeding Richmond

Siege of Petersburg

20

Loss that gave the North total control of the Mississippi River

Siege of Vicksburg

21

Famous speech given by Lincoln to dedicate a war cemetery for one of the bloodiest battles of the war

Gettysburg address

22

The draft

Conscription

23

State unconstitutionally admitted into the Union during the War

West Virginia

24

The central issue that sparked the war

States Rights

25

General who once left the army because of an alleged drunkenness

Ulysses S. Grant

26

General who played a critical support role in the Confederate victories 1st Manassas, Seven Days Battle , second Manassas, and Chancellorville

Stonewall Jackson

27

Iron plated war ships

Iron clad

28

Military strategist who was assistant to Jefferson Davis

Robert E. lee

29

This event almost brought Great Britain into the war

Trent affair

30

With this President Lincoln, all slaves in rebel-controlled territory would be freed.It excluded slaves in the Union's border states and in the Confederate territories already under Union control

Emancipation Proclamation

31

Merchant ships that risked the wrath of the Union Navy to bring supplies to into the South ports

Black side runners

32

Battle that on the final day let entrenched Confederate positions that left 7000 Union soldiers dead

Battle of Cold Harbor

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This battle and the fall of this city helped ensure Lincoln's re-election

Battle of Atlanta