Mobilizing for War
What did both sides do?
pass conscription laws.
The Civil war was the first to draft soldiers.
What was one advantage for the South?
it was a tradition to go to West Point for education, which was a Military Academy
What was the Union’s goal?
take Richmond, Virginia
What battle did two poorly trained armies fight? At this event, people tailgated, but it was a southern victory.
Battle of Bull Run
What battle does Lee go into Maryland, but the battle was a tie but considered a Northern victory because Lee retreated?
Battle of Antietam
War in the East was a ________.
Who distinguished himself ?
Ulysses S. Grant
Where does Grant take the Union army ?
Which battle was the bloodiest so far, but Grant won?
Battle of Shiloh
Which force captured New Orleans?
Who had control over the Mississippi, except for Vicksburg, Mississippi?
The summer and fall were turning points in the war.
What was the largest battle of the war?
Battle of Gettysburg
How many casualties did the Battle of Gettysburg have?
Who gave the Gettysburg Address speech?
Northern policy toward slavery changed during the war
What did Lincoln believe about the war?
it was to preserve the union
What must also end at the end of the war?
When did Lincoln issue Emancipation ?
After The Battle of Antietam
When was Emancipation Proclamation issued?
Emancipation Proclamation declared slaves free in areas of rebellion.
Slaves in states not in rebellion were free too.
At the same time as what, did Grant able to take Vicksburg?
Who controlled the Mississippi River?
What falls on Nov. 1863?
As a result of Chattanooga falling what does it open?
a way to strike into Georgia