Battle of Bull Run showed that
it would be a long war
women often participated in the civil war by
acting as spies
battle of antietam was the
bloodiest battle of the civil war
general lee marched into maryland to
gain European support
who won the battle of antietam
why were the death tolls so high?
rifles, cannons, and artillery made killing easy
what happened to soldiers who were wounded in battle?
most died from disease
why was Gettysburg considered a turning point in the war
lee would only fight a defensive war
what caused controversy on the union home front
the draft which caused riots
why was Vicksburg important?
determined who controlled the MIssissippi river
who won the battle at vicksburg?
what problems developed on the confederate home front
lack of food, supplies, cut railroad lines
what is important about the mass. 54th regiment
won respect from the union army
how did african americans contribute to the war effort
fought 500 battles, poorly trained and equipped
what is total war
war on the enemy's will to fight and means to support an army
lincoln's war plan was called
the anaconda plan
the emancipation proclamation freed slaves in
the confederate states