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Union Soldiers


Southern Soldiers


Confederate President

Jefferson Davis

the 4 Boarder States

Missouri, Kentucky, Maryland and Delaware

The reason the North blocked the Southern Ports

to prevent supplies from reaching the south and prevent the south from exporting cotton to make money

1st major battle of the civil war

Bull Run


People that died in the war

Blockade Runners

Confederate ships that could sail in and out of southern ports passed the Northern Blockade

The 1st battle of metal covered ships was between what 2 ships

Merrimack and Monitor

Why did the Union what control over the Mississippi River?

To keep the Confederacy from transporting goods in and out

Emancipation Proclamation was

The freedom of slaves

The 13th Amendment

Abolished ( ended) slavery

Harriet Tubman was famous for what

The underground rail road that helped hundreds of slaves escape

The 54th Massachusetts Regiment was made up of who

African American soldiers let by white abolitionists (person that wants to do away with slavery)

After Lincoln passed the Emancipation Proclaimation

Britain and France did not recognize the Confederacy

The Draft

required men ages 18-35 service 3 years in the army


an increase in prices

Northern money


How did the Union encourage men to enlist into the Military

Offering bounties or payment

Habeas Corpus

The right to a hearing before being sentenced to jail

Who surrendered to Grant on April 9, 1865

General Lee

Where did the surrender take place

Appomattox Court House in Virgina

How many soldiers died in the war

Approximately 600,000

Sherman led what march

The march to the sea

Total War

You cut a path of complete distruction (ruin or damage) to end the war.

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