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Lawrence KS raiders from Missouri - 1863

Quantrill's Raiders (including Jesse James)

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C.S.A. general; victor at Shenandoah Valley

Stonewall Jackson

3

Rebuilding the South after the US Civil War

Reconstruction

4

Gettysburg ridge Pickett charged up

Cemetary Ridge

5

Number of states in the union

twenty-three

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Union general; "Little Phil"

Phillip Sheridan

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Slave involved in Supreme Court decision

Dred Scott

8

Farm where Lee met Grant to sign the surrender

Wilmer McLean's

9

Tennessee battle site - April 1862

Shiloh (won by U.S. Grant)

10

Woman hung for Lincoln's death

Mary Surratt

11

Northern opportunists in the South after Civil War

Carpetbaggers

12

Confederate female spy

Belle Boyd

13

Lincoln was shot while watching this play

_Our American Cousin_

14

Battle where Stonewall Jackson was killed - May 1863

Chancellorsville - TN

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Gettysburg ridge defended by Union Armies

Seminary Ridge

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Term for southern sympathizers in the North

Copperhead

17

Doctor who set Booth's broken leg

Samuel Mudd

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C.S.A. general; "Old Jube"

Jubilee Anderson Early

19

Man who shot Lincoln

John Wilkes Booth

20

First major battle of the US Civil War - July 1861

First Manassas (Bull Run) Virginia

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20th century US Civil War historian

Bruce Catton

22

Female Civil War surgeon who received Congressional Medal of Honor

Mary Walker

23

Site of first Civil War battle in April 1861

Fort Sumter

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The "Cradle of the Confederacy"

Montgomery AL

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Union general; "Uncle Billy"

William Tecumseh Sherman

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Civil War detective agency

Pinkerton's

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Confederate commander at Gettysburg

Robert E. Lee

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Merrimack's other name

Virginia

29

First state to rejoin the union

Tennessee

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Superintendent of Union Army nurses

Dorothea Dix

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Confederate ironclad

Merrimack

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"Road to Richmond" battle - Feb-June 1862

Shenandoah Valley Campaign

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Bloodiest battle in American history - Sept 1862

Antietam MD

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Last state to secede from the unioin

Virginia

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Union army chief relieved in 1862

George McClellan

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Lincoln's first choice to head union army

Robert E. Lee

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Union general with "mutton chop" sideburns

Ambrose Burnside

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Number of states in the confederacy

Eleven

39

Confederate train hijacked by the North

The General

40

Confederate capital after Montgomery

Richmond VA

41

Place where Lee surrended - April 1865

Appomattox (Court House)

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Mississippi River battle site - March-July 1863

Vicksburg MS

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Man who led raid on Harper's Ferry - 1859

John Brown

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Ill-fated C.S.A. submarine

Hunley

45

Union admiral who captured Mobile Bay - 1864

David Farragut

46

Civil War photographer

Matthew Brady

47

Confederate inaugral song

_Dixie_

48

Union general that had been Rhode Island governor

Ambrose Burnside

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Pinkerton's Detective agency motto

"We never sleep"

50

Union commander at Gettysburg

George Meade

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Battle where Stonewall Jackson lost an arm

Fredericksburg

52

Union general who resigned ahead of the Union Army - 1861

Winfield Scott

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Pennsylvannia battle site - July 1863

Gettysburg

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Union general; "Fighting Joe"

Joseph Hooker

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President of Confederate States of America

Jefferson Davis

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"The Breadbasket of the Confederacy"

Shanandoah Valley

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First capital of the confederacy

Montgomery AL

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States along the Mason-Dixon line

Border States

59

Infamous Confederate POW camp

Andersonville (in GA)

60

C.S.A. general who captured Fort Sumter

P.G.T. Beauregard

61

First state to secede from the union

South Carolina

62

Group of Civil War veterans

Grand Army of the Republic

63

Last state to rejoin the union

Georgia

64

Vice president of C.S.A.

Alexander Stephens

65

Union general who captured Atlanta

William T. Sherman

66

Underground railroad conductor; "Moses" of her people

Harriet Tubman

67

Gettysburg "charge"

Pickett's Charge

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Union general who was Buchanan's VP

John C. Breckenridge

69

Theater where Lincoln was shot

Ford's Theater

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Virginia battle site - Aug 1862

Second Manassas (Bull Run) won by Jackson's army

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Female "Spy of the Cumberland"

Pauline Cushman

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Union ironclad

Monitor

73

Civil War "Angel of the Battlefield"

Clara Barton

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Only person executed for war crimes after US Civil War

Henry Wirz - Andersonville POW commandant