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a federal outpost in Charleston, SC that was attacked by the Confederates in April 1861, sparking the Civil War.
Slave states that stayed with the North during the Civil War. Delaware, Kentucky, Maryland, and Missouri.
people who are killed, wounded, or missing in a military conflict.
First Battle of Bull Run
The first MAJOR battle of the Civil War, resulting in a Confederate victory
Battle of Antietam
The Union victory in the Civil War that marked the bloodiest single-day battle in U.S. military history
a warship that is heavily armored with iron
Battle of Shiloh
A Civil War battle in Tennessee in which the Union army gained greater control over the Mississippi River valley.
Siege of Vicksburg
the Union army's 6 week blockade of Vicksburg that led the city to surrender during the Civil War
freeing of the slaves
an escaped slave who joined the Union army during the Civil War
the constitutional protection against unlawful imprisonment.
Battle of Gettysburg
A Union Civil War victory that turned the tide against the Confederates at Gettysburg, PA
a speech given by Abraham Lincoln in which he praised the bravery of the Union soldiers and renewed his commitment to winning the Civil War.
a type of war where an army destroys its opponent's ability to fight by targeting civilian and economic as well as military resources.
Virginia town where General Robert E. Lee was forced to surrender, thus ending the Civil War.
to perform, carry out
series of related military operations in a war
strategic movement of troops, ships, or firepower.
An order issued by President Lincoln freeing the slaves in areas rebelling against the Union. Took effect Jan. 1, 1863
a small battle or pre-battle
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