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Union fort in Charleston, South Carolina

Fort Sumter

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Three-part Union strategy to win the Civil War

Anaconda Plan

3

Battle won by the Confederates

Bull Run

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Confederate general who earned his nickname because he stood as firm as a stone wall in the battle of Bull Run

Stonewall Jackson

5

Union general in the East

George McClellan

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Union general who captured two Confederates forts in Tennessee.

Ulysses S. Grant

7

Bittersweet Union victory

Shiloh

8

Commander of the Union navy

David G. Farragut

9

Union ironclad ship

Monitor

10

Confederate ironclad ship

Merrimack

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General who successfully defended the Confederate capital

Robert E. Lee

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Union victory known as the bloodiest clash of the war.

Antietam

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Order issued by Lincoln freeing slaves behind Confederate lines

Emancipation Proclamation

14

Court order that says that a person who is jailed has to appear before the court to determine why he or she is being jailed.

Habeas Corpus

15

Northern Democrat who advocated making peace with the Confederacy during the Civil War

Copperhead

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Drafting of civilians to serve in the army

Conscription

17

Site of Confederate massacre of more than 200 African American war prisoners

Fort Pillow

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Tax that takes a percentage of an individual's income

Income tax

19

Union nurse

Clara Barton

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Confederate war camp

Andersonville

21

Most decisive battle of the war

Gettysburg

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Confederate victory in Virginia

Chancellorsville

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Union victory in Mississippi

Vicksburg

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Important speech by President Lincoln

Gettysburg Address

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Commander of Union troops in Georgia and South Carolina

William Tecumseh Sherman

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Site of the Confederate surrender

Appomattox Court House

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Law that set up a system of federally chartered banks

National Bank Act

28

Abolished slavery everywhere in the United States

Thirteenth Amendment

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Relief agency founded by Clara Barton in 1881

Red Cross

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Assassin of President Lincoln

John Wilkes Booth