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History of the Americas
8th Grade: Chapter 18: The Civil War
Terms in this set (23)
President of the United States during the Civil War
President of the Confederate States during the Civil War
Capital of the United States
Capital of the Confederate States of America
Ulysses S. Grant
General of the Union Army
Robert E. Lee
General of the Confederate Army
Nickname for Union soldiers
Nickname for Confederate soldiers
Battle Hymn of the Republic
Song of the Union Army during the Civil War
Song of the Confederate Army during the Civil War
Union strategy to defeat the Confederacy created by General Winfield Scott
First battle of the Civil War
Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson
Confederate general who earned his nickname at the Battle of Bull Run when he refused to retreat.
Warships covered with protective iron plates.
Announcement from Abraham Lincoln freeing all slaves in the southern, "rebelling," Confederate States.
Nurse during the Civil War, nicknamed "Angel of the Battlefield," and founder of the American Red Cross.
Former slave who helped slaves escape on the Underground Railroad. Served as a spy/scout during the Civil War.
54th Massachusetts Regiment
First African American Regiment formed during the Civil War.
Surrounding the enemy and cutting off supplies.
Siege of Vicksburg
Major victory for Ulysses S. Grant and gave control of the Mississippi River to the Union.
Battle of Gettysburg
Turning point battle in Pennsylvania that made it clear the North would win. Around 50,000 people died, and the Robert E. lee lost his chance to invade the North.
William Tecumseh Sherman
Union General who destroyed/burned the South during his "march to the sea" from Atlanta to Savannah, example of "total war."
Appomattox Court House
Famous site of the surrender of Robert E. Lee to Union commander Ulysses S. Grant.
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