← Chapter 17 Vocabulary KK Export Options Alphabetize Word-Def Delimiter Tab Comma Custom Def-Word Delimiter New Line Semicolon Custom Data Copy and paste the text below. It is read-only. Select All Emancipation Proclamation Order issued by President Lincoln that freed all the slaves in Confederate territory 54th Massachusetts Regiment one of the first African American regiments organized in the North Copperheads Abraham Lincoln's main opponents: Northern Democrats who favored peace with the South Conscription laws that required men to serve in the military, also known as the draft Bounties cash payments Income tax tax on earnings Green-backs Paper currency issued by the federal government during the Civil War Battle of Gettysburg 1863 Civil War Battle in which the Union victory ended Lee's hopes of a Confederate victory in the North Pickett's Change Failed, deadly, direct attack on Union troops led by General Pickett during the Battle of Gettysburg Ulysses S. Grant Union General who won important victories in the West, opening up the Mississippi River for travel deep into the South Robert E. Lee Confederate army commander and was a brilliant soldier and great commander Siege of Vicksburg In 1863, a Union victory in Mississippi in a town that was the last Confederate stronghold on the Mississippi River Appomattox Court House Virginia town where Robert E. Lee surrendered to Grant ending the Civil War Thirteenth Amendment Amendment to the Constitution in 1865 banning slavery and involuntary servitude John Wilkes Booth Confederate supporter who assassinated President Abraham Lincoln. Gettysburg Address Speech given by Abraham Lincoln which captured the spirit of liberty and morality ideally held by citizens of a democracy. That ideal was threatened by the Civil War. A 3-minute address by Abraham Lincoln during the American Civil War (November 19, 1963) at the dedication of a national cemetery on the site of the Battle of Gettysburg William T. Sherman He commanded the Union army in Tennessee. In September of 1864 his troops captured Atlanta, Georgia. He then headed to take Savannah. This was his famous "march to the sea.". His troops burned barns and houses, and destroyed the countryside.