... 1863 document issued by
Abraham Lincoln. Declared
slaves free in the areas
under rebellion. It made the
Civil War a moral issue.
us history 4-2
... Union fort in the Harbor of Charleston, South Carolina – It was fired on by
the Confederates indicating the start of the Civil War
Chapter 22 Summary The Civil War took up where Napoleon and
... The Civil War took up where Napoleon and the Duke of Wellington had left off in 1815.
Commanders were willing to sustain high casualties if the objective of a battle was important enough. As
in the eighteenth century, however, the general who realized that he had been outfoxed was duty
bound to dise ...
The Important People of the Civil War
... Content Objective: Students will learn about
the key leaders on and off the Battle Field
Language Objective: Students will create a
foldable of important Civil War Leaders.
The End is Near…
... battles later), the time had come. As the Union Army inched closer to Richmond ready to take
over the capital, the Confederates were on their way back. The Confederate government began
to quickly pack up their things and escape their capital. Southerners living in Richmond began
to set fires that ri ...
... • On July 1st an army of Confederate
solders entered Gettysburg.
• Union sent 15,000 troop to attack the
middle of general Meade's defensive line.
• In the end the union won.
Major Battles of the Civil War
... Union was victorious
General Lee (Confederate): The defeat forced Lee to
withdraw his army toward Virginia
Destroying Lee’s hope of carrying the fight further up
The Battle of Gettysburg
... competent general ordered what
is infamously known as Pickett's
Charge - a gutsy but suicidal
march across a mile-wide open
field, up a hill and into the face of
a crouching Union artillery and
The US Civil War
... • Given command after a series of victories,
• Hi plan was to concentrate on Sherman’s
march through Georgia and his own assault
Major Battles of the Civil War
... Monitor: North’s Iron-clad ship
Ships could not sink each other
North successful in keeping the Merrimack in harbor
CH 11 Section 4.
... Davis of ineffective leadership. Some
Southerners began calling for peace.
The Road To Appomattox (Filled Out)
... General William Tecumseh Sherman
was sent into the South with a Union
Army to engage in
“total war” against the southern
Key Figures of the Civil War
... • Leader of the Army of Northern Virginia in the
• Used tried and true strategies
• Lost many soldiers at Gettysburg when he
ordered a frontal assault
• His army was almost destroyed
• Surrendered to General Grant at Appomattox
Gettysburg - Culp`s HIll - July 3, 1863 (Apr 2011)
... divisions, and then attacking the Union right
at Culp’s and East Cemetery Hills with Ewell’s
divisions. By evening, the Federals retained
Little Round Top and had repulsed most of
Ewell’s men. During the morning of July 3, the
Confederate infantry were driven from their
last toe-hold on Culp’s Hill. ...
apush - Lincoln Park High School
... 1. One of the major conflicts in the novel is the disagreement between Confederate generals Robert E. Lee and James
Longstreet on how they should fight the battle. What does each man think the army should do and why? What is
significant about Longstreet's plan?
Is Longstreet wrong to obey Lee's orde ...
Chapter 11 Vocab Words
... • Stonewall Jackson: Confederate General that was
accidentally shot by his own men and died a few days
• Ulysses S. Grant: Commanding General of the Union
Army during the Civil War, later becomes president of
• Robert E. Lee: Commander of the Confederate Army,
surrendered at Appomat ...
8th his ch16 study guide
... 5) AFRICAN AMERICANS IN THE NORTH GREETED THE
EMANCIPATION PROCLAMATION JOYFULLY.
6) WILLIAM TECUMSEH SHERMANʼS “MARCH TO THE SEA” HEADED
TOWARD SAVANNAH, GEORGIA.
7) IN THE CIVIL WAR, FOR THE FIRST TIME, THOUSANDS OF
WOMEN SERVED AS NURSES.
8) “ PEACE DEMOCRATS” BECAME KNOWN AS COPPERHEADS.
9) HABE ...
... General George Meade – Union
General Robert E. Lee – Confederate
Union forces prevailed after 3 days of
Lee’s second campaign to the North had
Battle of Sailor's Creek
The Battle of Sailor's Creek (also known in whole or in part as Sayler's Creek, Little Sailor's Creek, Harper's Farm, Marshall's Cross Roads, Hillsman Farm, Double Bridges, or Lockett's Farm) was fought on April 6, 1865, near Farmville, Virginia, as part of the Appomattox Campaign, near the end of the American Civil War. It was the last major engagement between the armies of Confederate General Robert E. Lee and Union Army General-in-chief Lieutenant General Ulysses S. Grant before the capitulation of Lee's Army of Northern Virginia at Appomattox Court House three days later.