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Who is fighting against the army of Tennessee? And they were under the command of who?

Sherman in Georgia

Joseph Johnston

1

What did Pres. Davis fear?

The Johnston would let Sherman take Atlanta without a fight

2

What did Pres. Davis to do about his fear?

he replaced Joseph Johnston with John Bell Hood

3

What happened on September 1, 1864?

Hood evacuated Atlanta burning everything of military value

4

Why was the loss of Atlanta a severe blow to the Confederacy?

Because of the railroad supply route

5

What did the North do?

North: revived the morale and helped assure Lincoln's reelection in November

6

Who won the election of 1864?

Lincoln

7

Lincoln won what percentage of the popular vote?

55%

8

What is the 13th amendment?

It outlawed slavery everywhere in the USA

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What occurred after Sherman took Atlanta?

His "march to the sea" began on November 15

10

Where did Sherman enter on December 22, 1864 to present the city to Lincoln as a Christmas present?

Savannah

11

What happened on February 1865?

Sherman resumed his March

12

When did Sherman end his march and where?

March 1865
Goldsboro, North Carolina

13

What lay behind the Union Army?

A barren swath 425 miles long from Savannah to Goldsboro

14

What happened April 9, 1865?

The surrender is written at the McLean house at the Appomattox

Signed by Lee surrendering to Grant

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Who surrendered on April 26?

Joseph Johnston

16

Who was captured on May 10?

Jefferson Davis

17

Who surrendered on May 26?

Kirby Smith