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The ____ had to invade and conquer the ____ to win the War.
North and South
The ____ also called ________,___ or ____ won most major battles in the beginning years of the Civil War.
South, confederacy, csa rebels
Unions, also called the Norths strategies were:
Divide and conquer the South 2. Anaconda Plan
1. Blockade southern ports
2. Take control of Ms River
By gaining control of the MS River the North
could split the Confederacy and cut off its western supply route
use of naval forces to isolate a seaport and prevent ships from entering or leaving
Military Commanders in Mississippi:
Union General Hiram Ulysses Grant and South-General Albert Sidney Johnston
to camp with litte shelter
The ____ ,Also called Pittsburg Landing April 6-7, 1862 was one of the bloodiest battles of the Civil War
Battle of Shiloh
persons killed, wounded or missing in battle
At Shiloh ________ highest ranking general on either side killed in the Civil War.
Gen Albert Sydney Johnston
A S Johnston was replaced by
Confederate soldiers were ordered to protect the railroad intersection Corinth, MS known as the
Crossroads of the south
At Siege of Corinth, Gen PGT Beauregard used ___ and the ____ to save his troops.
A. Vicksburgs location on _____ ____ allowed complete control over travel along the river.
The Confederates used their ______ _____ to control the river.
_____________________. The war can never be brought to a close until the key is in our pocket. Abraham Lincoln President of US
Vicksburg is the key.
Vicksburgs _______ also helped to protect the city.
sharp bend in the MS River
Jefferson Davis CSA Pres. Said,
Vicksburg is the nail head that holds the Souths two halves together.
_______ was captured by Union forces, _____ ______, on April 1862; Memphis June 6, 1862.
New Orleans, Admiral Farragut
Farragut tried to ___________ around Vicksburg, but failed.
dig a canal
October 14th, 1862: _____________ was ordered to hold Vicksburg at all costs.
Confederate General John C. Pemberton
When Grant occupied Oxford, the Lyceum was used as___
______ was almost kidnapped by Confederate troops in Holly Springs
Grant learned, from his lost supply base, he could____
live off the land
____- to secure food
Shermans attempt to ____ to bypass Vicksburg failed like Farraguts attempt
Build a canal
Grants ___ failed
The first ship sunk by torpedoes was the ___in 1862 in the Yazoo River
Grants plan to march down on Louisiana side of MS River and cross over into MSC south of Vicksburg was dangerous because _____
His army would be cut off from supply lines
Porters entire naval fleet could be lost at Vicksburg
April 30 1863 ____ had moved his entire army of 24,000 men from LA across MS River and _____
grant landed at bruinsburg Ms
_____ held by ______ but given up by general Jospeh E Johnston on may 14 1863 johnston went north to canton
grant ordered Sherman to ______ in Jackson
burn heavy industry and cut RR connections
_______ was called ______
The battle of champion Hill was won by the_____
A. cSa retreated confused and panicked across _____ into ______
______ defended military fortifications
Big black River Vicksburg Redoubts
A. _____ were trapped in ______
B. ____ began a siege to defeat vicksburg
C. ___ a tactic used by military to capture a fortified area by surrounding it and preventing supplies
D. Citizens of vicksburg were forced to eat ______ _____ ______ and ______ during the siege
E. ____ bombed vicksburg everyday
F. ____ were forced to live in caves and other shelters to avoid bombardment
pembertons confederate force vicksburg
rodents pets mules and mule sweat soup
three levels of society were affected by the siege and bombing of vicksburg _____ _____ and ______
soldiers citizens slaves
many ____ _____ and _____died of _____ and ____ as well as ____
soldiers citizens and slaves starvation diseases and bombs
the ___ lasted for 43 days
siege of vicksburg
____ accepted _____ surrender on ______
the _____ was not officially celebrated in vicksburg for another 81 years
grant pembertons july 4 1863
Fourth of July
sherman was ordered to ______
1. Destroy the railroads. 2. to cut off the supply lines 3. Destroy any supplier the confederates held areas
on january 1 1863 president licoln instated the ______ that freed all slaves in comfederate held areas
_______ surrendered to ___________ on _______ at ______
robert e lee general grant april 9 1865 appomattox court house virginia
___________ troops on ______
Gen Richard Taylor surrenedered red Mississippi and Louisiana may 4, 1865
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