Flashcards in Civil War #3 Deck (21):
What was the most lethal weapon?
What changed the way the war was fought?
What were 3 important logistics?
What was a key logistic?
Disrupting supply lines
What occurred to the North and South as the war grew?
North: began to prosper
South: economy got weak
How did the Confederacy deal with money?
1) didn't want to tax or sell bonds
2) issued paper money to raise revenue
3) tried to fix it with taxes
4) very unpopular
How did the Union deal with money?
1) selling bonds
2) had new taxes
3) legal tender act
4) national banking act
What did the Legal Tender Act of 1862 do?
it initiated paper money
When did the new taxes begin?
Where did the Union's most money come from?
What was the National Banking Act of 1863?
Replaced majority of banks notes with a more uniform currency
Who captured which which two forts?
forts Henry and Dorelson
Grant went South and won what?
Who led naval forces for the Union?
Admiral David Farragut
What did Admiral David Farragut capture?
The fall of Memphis meant what?
that the only major Confederate river town was Vicksburg
What was the General of the Union Army in the East?
General George McClellan
Who was named head of the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia?
How many times did Lee attack McClellan's forces?
How many casualties were numbered?
tens of thousands