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

Civil War

First capital of the ConfederacyMontgomery, AL (Cradle of the Confederacy)

Capital after MontgomeryRichmond, VA

President of Confederate States of AmericaJefferson Davis

Vice president of C.S.AAlexander Stephens

Number of states in the ConfederacyEleven

Number of states in the UnionTwenty-three

Lincoln’s first choice to head Union ArmyRobert E. Lee

C.S.A. general; “Old Jube”Jubilee Anderson Early

C.S.A. general who captured Fort SumterP. 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” sideburnsAmbrose Burnside (Rhode Island governor)

He resigned as head of the Union Army, 1861Winfield Scott

Union army chief relieved in 1862George McClellan (“Little Mac”)

Union general who was Buchanan’s V.PJohn C. Breckinridge

Union admiral who captured Mobile Bay, 1864David Farragut

Union general who captured AtlantaWilliam T. Sherman

Superintendent of Union Army nursesDorothea Dix

Female surgeon who received Medal of HonorMary Walker

“Angel of the Battlefield”Clara Barton

Female “Spy of the Cumberland”Pauline Cushman

Confederate female spyBelle Boyd

Underground railroad conductor;Harriet Tubman (Moses of her people)

Man who led raid on Harper’s Ferry, 1859John Brown

Slave involved in a Supreme Court decisionDred Scott

Civil War detective agencyPinkertons (“We never sleep”)

Line dividing slave and free statesMason-Dixon line

States along the Mason-Dixon lineBorder States

First state to secede from the UnionSouth Carolina

Last state to secede from the UnionVirginia

First state to rejoin the UnionTennessee

Last state to rejoin the UnionGeorgia

Union ironcladMonitor

Confederate ironcladMerrimack (a.k.a. Virginia)

Ill-fated C.S.A. submarineHunley

“The Breadbasket of the Confederacy”Shenandoah Valley

Infamous Confederate POW camp Andersonville (in GA)

Confederate train hijacked by the NorthThe General

Site of first Civil War battle in April, 1861Fort Sumter

First major battle of the war, July, 1861First Manassas (Bull Run)

Tennessee battle site, April, 1862Shiloh (won by U.S. Grant’s army)

“Road to Richmond” battle, Feb.-June, 1862Shenandoah Valley Campaign

Virginia battle site, Aug., 1862Second Manassas (Bull Run)

Bloodiest battle in American history, Sept. 1862Antietam, MD

Lawrence, KS raiders from Missouri,1863 Quantrill’s Raiders (including Jesse James)

Battle where Stonewall Jackson lost an armFredericksburg

Battle where Stonewall Jackson died, May 1863Chancellorsville, VA

Mississippi River battle site, March-July 1863Vicksburg, MS

Pennsylvania battle site, July 1863Gettysburg

Union commander at GettysburgGeorge Meade

Confederate commander at GettysburgRobert E. Lee

Gettysburg ridge defended by Union ArmiesSeminary Ridge

Gettysburg “charge”Pickett’s Charge

Gettysburg ridge Pickett charged upCemetery Ridge

Place where Lee surrendered, April 1865Appomattox (Court House)

Farm where Lee met Grant to sign the surrenderWilmer McLean’s

Rebuilding the South after the warReconstruction

Confederate inaugural songDixie

Theater where Lincoln was shotFord’s Theater

Lincoln was shot while watching this playOur American Cousin

Man who shot LincolnJohn Wilkes Booth

Doctor who set Booth’s broken legSamuel Mudd

Woman hung for Lincoln’s deathMary Surratt

Only person executed for war crimes Henry Wirz, Andersonville P.O.W. commandant

Term for southern sympathizers in the northCopperheads

Northern opportunists in the South after the war Carpetbaggers

Civil War photographerMatthew Brady

20th century Civil War historianBruce Catton

Group of Civil War veteransGrand Army of the Republic

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