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1

What is the name of the US general in command of the Peninsula Campaign?

McClellan

2

What is McClellan's biggest weakness?

He was too timid

3

What is different about the Peninsula Campaign in its attempt to take Richmond than earlier attempts?

It is by water and not by land - - an amphibious assault

4

What mistake was made at Yorktown that had compromised the speed and surprise of the Peninsula Campaign?

McCellan was slow to act against yorktown

5

At the Battle of Seven Pines during the Peninsula Campaign which CSA general replaced Joseph Johnson after his injury?

Robert E Lee

6

Was the Peninsula Campaign successful?

NO

7

What is the Emancipation Proclamation?

It freed all slaves in the states that are rebelling

8

What does Lincoln need to implement the Emancipation Proclamation?

A victory

9

If the slaves in the sough knew that the north was fighting for their freedom how could this cause a problem for CSA?

Could disrupt the economy
They would try to escape

10

The first day of what battle was the bloodiest in American history?

Antietam

11

What battle is seen as Lee"s first invasion of the north?

Antietam

12

What is the name of the famous first Black Regiment?

54th Massachusetts Infantry

13

What occurred at Fredericksburg that caused a defeat for US forces?

General Burnside order a full frontal assault on heavily fortified enemy positions

14

What occurred at Chancellorsville that caused a defeat for US forces?

General Hooker was out flanked by General Lee & Jackson

15

Even though the CSA won at Chancellorsville, the CSA took the costliest casualty of the war. Who was this Casualty?

Thomas Stonewall Jackson