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What Union general captured Savannah, Georgia in December of 1864 in his celebrated "march to the sea"?
What Civil War general was known for his "mutton chop" sideburns?
What Mississippi town was laid under siege by General Grant's forces in 1863?
Who was known at "The Angel of the Battlefield?"
What play was Abraham Lincoln watching when he was shot?
What two ironclads met at the Battle of Hampton Roads in 1862?

Civil War

First capital of the Confederacy...... Montgomery, AL (Cradle of the Confederacy)
Capital after Montgomery........................................................ Richmond, VA
President of Confederate States of America ............................. Jefferson Davis
Vice president of C.S.A.................................................... Alexander Stephens
Number of states in the Confederacy................................................... Eleven
Number of states in the Union................................................... Twenty-three
Lincoln’s first choice to head Union Army..................................... Robert E. Lee
C.S.A. general; “Old Jube”............................................. Jubilee Anderson Early
C.S.A. general who captured Fort Sumter............................ P. G. T. Beauregard
C.S.A. general; victor at Shenandoah Valley............ (Thomas) Stonewall Jackson
Union general; “Fighting Joe”........................................................ ............................Joseph Hooker (term “hooker” came from his camp followers)
Union general; “Uncle Billy”................................... William Tecumseh Sherman
Union general; “Little Phil”...................................................... Philip Sheridan
Union general with “mutton chop” sideburns.................................................... ....................................................Ambrose Burnside (Rhode Island governor)
He resigned as head of the Union Army, 1861............................. Winfield Scott
Union army chief relieved in 1862....................... George McClellan (“Little Mac”)
Union general who was Buchanan’s V.P............................. John C. Breckinridge
Union admiral who captured Mobile Bay, 1864............................ David Farragut
Union general who captured Atlanta................................... William T. Sherman
Superintendent of Union Army nurses.......................................... Dorothea Dix
Female surgeon who received Medal of Honor................................ Mary Walker
“Angel of the Battlefield”............................................................ Clara Barton
Female “Spy of the Cumberland”........................................... Pauline Cushman
Confederate female spy................................................................ Belle Boyd
Underground railroad conductor;............... Harriet Tubman (Moses of her people)
Man who led raid on Harper’s Ferry, 1859........................................ John Brown
Slave involved in a Supreme Court decision..................................... Dred Scott
Civil War detective agency................................. Pinkertons (“We never sleep”)
Line dividing slave and free states........................................ Mason-Dixon line
States along the Mason-Dixon line............................................. Border States
First state to secede from the Union......................................... South Carolina
Last state to secede from the Union................................................... Virginia
First state to rejoin the Union....................................................... Tennessee
Last state to rejoin the Union............................................................ Georgia
Union ironclad.................................................................................. Monitor
Confederate ironclad................................................Merrimack (a.k.a. Virginia)
Ill-fated C.S.A. submarine................................................................. Hunley
“The Breadbasket of the Confederacy”................................. Shenandoah Valley
Infamous Confederate POW camp.................................... Andersonville (in GA)
Confederate train hijacked by the North........................................ The General
Site of first Civil War battle in April, 1861..................................... Fort Sumter
First major battle of the war, July, 1861..................... First Manassas (Bull Run)
Tennessee battle site, April, 1862.................. Shiloh (won by U.S. Grant’s army)
“Road to Richmond” battle, Feb.-June, 1862.......... Shenandoah Valley Campaign
Virginia battle site, Aug., 1862.............................. Second Manassas (Bull Run)
Bloodiest battle in American history, Sept. 1862........................... Antietam, MD
Lawrence, KS raiders from Missouri,1863.............................................. .....................................................Quantrill’s Raiders (including Jesse James)
Battle where Stonewall Jackson lost an arm.............................. Fredericksburg
Battle where Stonewall Jackson died, May 1863.................. Chancellorsville, VA
Mississippi River battle site, March-July 1863.............................. Vicksburg, MS
Pennsylvania battle site, July 1863................................................ Gettysburg
Union commander at Gettysburg............................................... George Meade
Confederate commander at Gettysburg....................................... Robert E. Lee
Gettysburg ridge defended by Union Armies.............................. Seminary Ridge
Gettysburg “charge”............................................................. Pickett’s Charge
Gettysburg ridge Pickett charged up........................................ Cemetery Ridge
Place where Lee surrendered, April 1865................... Appomattox (Court House)
Farm where Lee met Grant to sign the surrender...................... Wilmer McLean’s
Rebuilding the South after the war........................................... Reconstruction
Confederate inaugural song.................................................................. Dixie
Theater where Lincoln was shot................................................ Ford’s Theater
Lincoln was shot while watching this play......................... Our American Cousin
Man who shot Lincoln........................................................ John Wilkes Booth
Doctor who set Booth’s broken leg.............................................. Samuel Mudd
Woman hung for Lincoln’s death................................................. Mary Surratt
Only person executed for war crimes...................................................... .............................................. Henry Wirz, Andersonville P.O.W. commandant
Term for southern sympathizers in the north................................ Copperheads
Northern opportunists in the South after the war........................ Carpetbaggers
Civil War photographer........................................................... Matthew Brady
20th century Civil War historian................................................. Bruce Catton
Group of Civil War veterans................................... Grand Army of the Republic

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