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Confederate General from Virginia, received offer from Winfield Scott to command Unions troops, but stayed true to his region

Robert E. Lee

2

Nickname for peace democrats because they opposed war and called for reunited the states through negotiation.

Copperheads

3

man from Virginia, sent to Great Britain for the confederacy to negotiate

James Mason

4

man from Lousianna, sent to France for the confederacy to negotiate

John Slidell

5

British ship carrying Mason and Slidell being intercepted by the Union

Trent Affair

6

Winfield Scotts plan to win war, Union blockades conferderate ports and send gunboats down the Mississippi to split Confederacy in half

Anaconda Plan

7

Confederate reinforcement leader, went on to become one of the most effective commanders in the Confederate Army

"Stonewall" Jackson

8

leader of Union Navy, after capturing New Orleans he was named hero.

David G. Farragut

9

Union General,seized Fort Henry and Fort Donelson, led Battle of Shiloh

Ulysses S. Grant

10

Union general, cautious and unwilling to attack,Battle of Antietam crucial victory for the Union

George B. McClellan

11

issued by Abraham Lincoln after Battle of Antietam, freeing all enslaved person in states still in rebellion

Emancipation Proclamation

12

One of the first African American regiments organized in the North, fought valiantly at Fort Wagner near Charleston Harbor

54th Massachusetts

13

First female physician of the United States

Elizabeth Blackwell

14

Elizabeth Blackwell's work led to this, an organization that proved medical assistance and supplies to army camps and hospitals.

United States Sanitary Commission

15

Nursed soldiers on the battlefield

Clara Barton

16

Union general that replaced McClellan, led battle of Fredericksburg

Ambrose Burnsides

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Union general that replaced Burnsides, was attacked by Lee in dense woods known as the Wilderness, near Chancellorsville, Virginia

Joseph Hooker

18

Union general that replaced Hooker, fought at Battle of Gettysburg

George Meade

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under command of general George E. Pickett, confederacy, where 7,000 casulaties happened in less than half an hour of fighting

Pickett's Charge

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General that Grant ordered to attack Confederate positions on the north end of the ridge, Missionary Ridge

William Tecumseh Sherman

21

Union general of attempted distraction, calvary raid north and west of Richmond

Philip Sheridan

22

nickname for when shermans troops destroyed the rail lines and twisted them into snarls of steel

Sherman neckties

23

November 15, 1864, Shermans troops cute a path through Georgia, while ransacking houses, burning crops and killing cattle, at the end they had reached the coast and seized the city of Savannah

March to the Sea

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amendment thatbanned slavery in the United States

Thirteenth Amendment

25

where Lee surrendered to Grant on April 9th, 1865

Appomattox Courthouse