Kentucky, Missouri, Maryland, and Delaware
Rule by the army instead of the elected government.
Battle of Bull Run
Showed both the Union and Confederacy that their soldiers needed training and that the war would be long.
Union war ship which used to be named the USS Merrimack. First ironclad ship in the Confederacy.
The Union's ironclad ship
Battle of Antietam
No clear winner, but the Union claimed victory. Northern morale increased. Considered to be the bloodiest one-day battle in U.S history.
Battle of Fredericksburg
Union troops were forced to retreat from Confederate gun fire. Morale boost for the Conderate army.
Battle of Chancellorsville
Conderate army won the three day battle. "Stonewall" Jackson was accidently shot by friendly fire and died from wounds.
Battle of Shiloh
Union beat back the Confederate army and won. Considered one of the bloodiest encounters of the war.
Lincoln's 1863 declaration freeing slaves in the Confederacy.
54th Massachusetts Regiment
One of the most famous African American units in the Union.
54th Massachusetts Regiment led an attack at the fort located near Charleston, SC in 1863.
Northerner who opposed using force to keep the southern states in the Union.
Law passed in 1863. All able bodied males between ages 20 to 45 are rquired serve in the military if they are called.
The right not to be held in prison without first being charged with a specific crime.
A tax on people's earnings.
A rise in prices and a decrease in the value of money.
A person who takes advantage of a crisis to make money.
Military blockade or bombardment of an enemy town or position in order to force it to surrender.
Battle of Gettysburge
Three day battle in which Confederate troops were exposed to heavy fire from the Union army. The battle ended in a Union victory and a turning point in the war.
A failed Confederate charge at the Battle of Gettysburge.
The most famous speech Lincoln ever gave at the memorial to the Battle of Gettysburge in 1863.
All-out war that affects civilians at home as well as soldiers in combat.
Appomattox Court House
Virginia town that was the site of the Confederate surrender in 1865.