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Slave involved in Supreme Court decision

Dred Scott

2

Union general who captured Atlanta

William T. Sherman

3

Superintendent of Union Army nurses

Dorothea Dix

4

Female Civil War surgeon who received Congressional Medal of Honor

Mary Walker

5

Civil War "Angel of the Battlefield"

Clara Barton

6

Female "Spy of the Cumberland"

Pauline Cushman

7

Confederate female spy

Belle Boyd

8

Union ironclad

Monitor

9

Man who led raid on Harper's Ferry - 1859

John Brown

10

Union army chief relieved in 1862

George McClellan

11

Civil War detective agency

Pinkerton's

12

Pinkerton's Detective agency motto

"We never sleep"

13

States along the Mason-Dixon line

Border States

14

First state to secede from the union

South Carolina

15

Last state to secede from the unioin

Virginia

16

First state to rejoin the union

Tennessee

17

First capital of the confederacy

Montgomery AL

18

Underground railroad conductor; "Moses" of her people

Harriet Tubman

19

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

Stonewall Jackson

20

The "Cradle of the Confederacy"

Montgomery AL

21

Confederate capital after Montgomery

Richmond VA

22

President of Confederate States of America

Jefferson Davis

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Vice president of C.S.A.

Alexander Stephens

24

Number of states in the confederacy

Eleven

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Number of states in the union

twenty-three

26

Lincoln's first choice to head union army

Robert E. Lee

27

Union admiral who captured Mobile Bay - 1864

David Farragut

28

C.S.A. general who captured Fort Sumter

P.G.T. Beauregard

29

Union general who was Buchanan's VP

John C. Breckenridge

30

Union general; "Fighting Joe"

Joseph Hooker

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Union general; "Uncle Billy"

William Tecumseh Sherman

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Union general; "Little Phil"

Phillip Sheridan

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Union general with "mutton chop" sideburns

Ambrose Burnside

34

Union general that had been Rhode Island governor

Ambrose Burnside

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Union general who resigned ahead of the Union Army - 1861

Winfield Scott

36

Confederate ironclad

Merrimack

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

Jubilee Anderson Early

38

Man who shot Lincoln

John Wilkes Booth

39

Gettysburg "charge"

Pickett's Charge

40

Gettysburg ridge Pickett charged up

Cemetary Ridge

41

Place where Lee surrended - April 1865

Appomattox (Court House)

42

Farm where Lee met Grant to sign the surrender

Wilmer McLean's

43

Rebuilding the South after the US Civil War

Reconstruction

44

Confederate inaugral song

_Dixie_

45

Last state to rejoin the union

Georgia

46

Lincoln was shot while watching this play

_Our American Cousin_

47

Union commander at Gettysburg

George Meade

48

Doctor who set Booth's broken leg

Samuel Mudd

49

Woman hung for Lincoln's death

Mary Surratt

50

Only person executed for war crimes after US Civil War

Henry Wirz - Andersonville POW commandant

51

Term for southern sympathizers in the North

Copperhead

52

Northern opportunists in the South after Civil War

Carpetbaggers

53

Civil War photographer

Matthew Brady

54

20th century US Civil War historian

Bruce Catton

55

Theater where Lincoln was shot

Ford's Theater

56

Virginia battle site - Aug 1862

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

57

Merrimack's other name

Virginia

58

Ill-fated C.S.A. submarine

Hunley

59

"The Breadbasket of the Confederacy"

Shanandoah Valley

60

Infamous Confederate POW camp

Andersonville (in GA)

61

Confederate train hijacked by the North

The General

62

Site of first Civil War battle in April 1861

Fort Sumter

63

First major battle of the US Civil War - July 1861

First Manassas (Bull Run) Virginia

64

Gettysburg ridge defended by Union Armies

Seminary Ridge

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"Road to Richmond" battle - Feb-June 1862

Shenandoah Valley Campaign

66

Confederate commander at Gettysburg

Robert E. Lee

67

Bloodiest battle in American history - Sept 1862

Antietam MD

68

Lawrence KS raiders from Missouri - 1863

Quantrill's Raiders (including Jesse James)

69

Battle where Stonewall Jackson lost an arm

Fredericksburg

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Battle where Stonewall Jackson was killed - May 1863

Chancellorsville - TN

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Mississippi River battle site - March-July 1863

Vicksburg MS

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Pennsylvannia battle site - July 1863

Gettysburg

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Group of Civil War veterans

Grand Army of the Republic

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Tennessee battle site - April 1862

Shiloh (won by U.S. Grant)