Flashcards in Civil War #10 Deck (18):
Who is fighting against the army of Tennessee? And they were under the command of who?
Sherman in Georgia
What did Pres. Davis fear?
The Johnston would let Sherman take Atlanta without a fight
What did Pres. Davis to do about his fear?
he replaced Joseph Johnston with John Bell Hood
What happened on September 1, 1864?
Hood evacuated Atlanta burning everything of military value
Why was the loss of Atlanta a severe blow to the Confederacy?
Because of the railroad supply route
What did the North do?
North: revived the morale and helped assure Lincoln's reelection in November
Who won the election of 1864?
Lincoln won what percentage of the popular vote?
What is the 13th amendment?
It outlawed slavery everywhere in the USA
What occurred after Sherman took Atlanta?
His "march to the sea" began on November 15
Where did Sherman enter on December 22, 1864 to present the city to Lincoln as a Christmas present?
What happened on February 1865?
Sherman resumed his March
When did Sherman end his march and where?
Goldsboro, North Carolina
What lay behind the Union Army?
A barren swath 425 miles long from Savannah to Goldsboro
What happened April 9, 1865?
The surrender is written at the McLean house at the Appomattox
Signed by Lee surrendering to Grant
Who surrendered on April 26?
Who was captured on May 10?