1) blockade southern ports, 2) cut the South in two by taking the Mississippi River, and 3) surround the Confederate States
the bloodiest battle of the Civil War
with this battle the Union captures the Mississippi River and cuts the Confederacy in two
first battle of the Civil War
resulted in the following: Slaves could join the Union Army, Union had a high moral purpose, to end slavery, and there was no more compromise.
States between the Confederate States and the Union states that were part of the Union but had slavery.
Battle in Pennsylvania, a turning point because it crippled Confederate forces.
Company of emancipated slaves who fought without pay in the Civil War
declared slavery illegal
a policy of total destruction practiced by Generals Grant and Sherman