Flashcards in Unit 6 - Quiz 3 Deck (15)
What is the name of the US general in command of the Peninsula Campaign?
What is McClellan's biggest weakness?
He was too timid
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
What mistake was made at Yorktown that had compromised the speed and surprise of the Peninsula Campaign?
McCellan was slow to act against yorktown
At the Battle of Seven Pines during the Peninsula Campaign which CSA general replaced Joseph Johnson after his injury?
Robert E Lee
Was the Peninsula Campaign successful?
What is the Emancipation Proclamation?
It freed all slaves in the states that are rebelling
What does Lincoln need to implement the Emancipation Proclamation?
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
The first day of what battle was the bloodiest in American history?
What battle is seen as Lee"s first invasion of the north?
What is the name of the famous first Black Regiment?
54th Massachusetts Infantry
What occurred at Fredericksburg that caused a defeat for US forces?
General Burnside order a full frontal assault on heavily fortified enemy positions
What occurred at Chancellorsville that caused a defeat for US forces?
General Hooker was out flanked by General Lee & Jackson