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Ch. 16 and 17 vocab

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Fort Sumter a federal fort located in the harbor of Charleston, South Carolina, the southern attack on fort Sumter marked the beginning of the Civil War.
First battle of bull run an 1861 battle of he Civil War in which the South shocked the North with a victory.
Battle of Antietam a Civil War battle in 1862 in which 25,000 men were killed or wounded.
Battle of Gettysburg an 1863 battle in the Civil War in which the Union defeated the Confederacy, ending hopes for a Confederate victory in he North.
Appomattox Court House the Virginia town where Robert E. Lee surrendered to Ulysses S. Grant in 1865, ending the Civil War.
Blockade when armed forces prevent the transportation of goods or people into or out of an area.
Cavalry soldiers on horse back .
Emancipation Proclamation an executive order issued by Abraham Lincoln on January 1, 1863, freeing the slaves in all regions in rebellion against he Union.
Gettysburg Address a speech for the battle of Gettysburg 1863.
Robert E. Lee the commanding general of the confederacy army.
William T. Sherman a general of the Union army that made life in the south bad with destroying everything.
John Wilkes Booth the man who killed Abe lincoln in ford's theater. he was a confederacy who wanted slavery and an act.
54th Massachusetts Regiment the first african america regiments and did not get pay.
Siege of Vicksburg an 1863 Union victory in the civil war that enabled the Union to control the entire Mississippi River.
Ulysses S. Grant the commanding general of the union army.
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