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was considered a great trainer of troops but often hesitated and overestimated the size of the enemy in battle
Lead the Army of the Potomac at the battle of Gettysburg, but was replaced after allowing Lee to get back to VA
Governor of Georgia who was opposed to having non Georgians lead a Georgia unit in the war
"We were surrounded by a valley of musket tree, my first thought was a peculiar image of bullets"
The Rebel Yell
War cry used by the confederate army in battle, got it from the battle of Jericho in the Bible
General WW Blackford
"The surgeons had implied upon the union, the surgeons were splattered with blood armed with large saws, throwing the mangled legs into a bin"
"We stopped many times to give some a drink, but we were threatened with the horrors of war"
"My fellow citizens, your little army has met the grand army of the enemy and it now flies in retreat, we have now taught them a lesson in going into the land of Virginia"
James Mason & John Slidell
The confederate diplomats on "The Trent" english ship that got captured by the Union
Ulysses S. Grant
"As we approached the hill my heart got higher and higher until I thought it was in my troop, the enemies troops were gone, it occurred to me at once that he was now afraid of me as I am of him"
City that Ulysses S. Grant and co . took at the start of the war, Grant was returned to desk duty after this because of his soldier's actions
William Tecumseh Sherman
Was instituted in an insane asylum when he was removed as head officer in the West when he said at least 20000 men were needed
"Dear Sarah, the indications are very strong that we will move in a few days... I want to pay my debt, but my love for you is debtless...forgive my many faults, but oh sarah if the dead can come back to the earth, I will be with you always... Don't mourn my death, for we shall meet again"
Fort Henry and Fort Donelson
Grant and his men tried to take both of these forts from the Confederates
John Floyd and Gideon Pillow
Confederate generals who escaped during the night at Fort Donelson, and left Simon Bolivar Buckner in charge of the fort
Don Carlos Buell
Was supposed to bring in Union reinforcements at the Battle of Shiloh, but came late
The Hornet's Nest
Did not do much damage at Battle of Shiloh, but delayed the Confederate forces for 6 hours in time for Union Reinforcements
The Hornet's Nest
A group of Illinois farm men that helped the union army stall the Confederacy at the Battle of Shiloh with their relentless pressure
Took over for Albert Johnston after he was killed in the Battle of Shiloh as commander of the Confederate Forces
The song that played when Don Carlos Buell brought in his reinforcements for the Union at the Battle of Shiloh
Battle of Shiloh
After this Battle, people called for Grant's resignation because of the number of casualties
Prime Minister Pomerstan
"The proposal would naturally be made, with a view on the basis of separation"
"The number increased to as far as the eye could see, to the tops of the mountains down to the stream, and you could see the great army of the union"
Captain Edward Hastings Ripley
"That night I watched the grimy columns as they drove up upon the scene from an inferno, they were devilish, their shuffle of their badly shot sounded like the hiss of a great serpent"
Place where the Union army attacked Stonewall Jackson at the Battle of Antietams first part
John Bell Hood
Commander of the Confederate's last reserves at the 1st part of the Battle of Antietam
Elijah Hunt Rhodes
"I had never seen such a sight, in one sight I saw a batter of men all dead sitting around a tree"
"God has been every kind to us this day" regarding the south at the 1st part of the Battle of Antietam
John B. Gordon
Defended the sunken Road of the Confederacy at the midday battle of the Battle of Antietam
The name of the bridge that the confederacy tried to lead the Union over at the Battle of Antietam
Led the Confederate reinforcements from Harper's Ferry at the 3rd battle of the Battle of Antietam
"I have put you in charge of the army of the potomac, only those generals that gain success can start as dictators, I will hope for your success and deal with the dictatorship later"
Battle of Chancellorsville
Battle in which Jackson was shot in the back of the head by friendly fire at night
Leader of the cavalry that was supposed to arrive for the south at Gettysburg before the battle
Rallied his troops around Culp's HIll, Cemetery Hill and Cemetery Ridge on the 1st Day of Gettysburg
"I cannot sleep, I think little has been gained so far, our army had not gained anything in the forrest"
"It gives me great relief of mine that you are still in the land of the living, may god bless you my dear"
Arrived with Union reinforcements on the morning of the 2nd Day of Battle at Gettysburg
Union leader who pushed back the confederates at Plum RUn Valley on the 2nd day of Battle at the Battle of Gettysburg
Defended Little Round Top from Oates and his confederates on the 2nd day of Battle at the Battle of Gettysburg
"Numbering 900 men in the form of a right angle, and to hold a force 10 X them, stand firm you boys of Maine"
"Our ammunition is almost all gone, the critical moment has arrived, we must advance or retreat, it must not be the latter, but how can it be the former?
"Dear Father, I had no one to help him from the field, I then called the other captain to assit me with Albert, I assisted him in the stretcher"
"The screaming and bursting of shells the death screams of human animals, trampling under horses, a perfect hell on earth never perhaps to be equal, and never to be forgotten in a man's life time"
George Armstrong Custer
Stopped the emerging southern general JEB Stuart to begin the 3rd Day of Battle at Gettysburg
George Pickett of the south that lead on this head on charge during the 3rd day of battle at Gettysburg
Put a hat on his sword and tried to rally the south after they were getting slaughtered at the 3rd battle of the battle of Gettysburg
"That old man (Lee) had my division slaughtered and I will never forget that from Gettysburg"
Lincoln ordered this man to chase after retreating confederates after Gettysburg, but he never did so
Battle of Cold Harbor
The battle that saw 7,000 Union men die in 20 minutes, and was where Grant received the name "The Butcher"
Believed that civilians played a large role in war and by destroying their livelihood, the South would give in
Prison that the escaped union soldiers who approached Sherman during his march through Milledgeville, GA were from
Man who owned the boarding house that Lincoln was rushed to across Tent Street after he was shot by Booth in DC
"He had been stripped of his clothes, his features were calm and striking" regarding the dying Lincoln
"You white people are the children of Abraham Lincoln, We blacks are merely step children"
Battle of the Merrimack and the Monitor
1st battle testing of the new ironclads, end of wooden warships
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