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SS Civil War

Mr. Aders Civil War test

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April 12, 1861 : : : : : : : : : : Battle of Fort Sumter
December 13, 1862 Battle of Fredericksburg
May 18 - July 4, 1863 Siege of Vicksburg
July 1-3, 1863 Battle of Gettysburg
May 5-7, 1864 Battle of the Wilderness
July 22, 1864 Battle of Atlanta
April 9, 1865 Surrender at Appomattox Court House
September 17, 1862 Battle of Antietam
August 28-30, 1862 Second Battle of Bull Run/Second Battle of Manassas
April 6-7, 1862 Battle of Shiloh
March 8, 1862 Battle of Hampton Roads
July 21, 1861: First Battle of Bull Run/First Battle of Manassas
General Robert E. Lee commander of the Army of Northern Virginia and is considered the most successful confederate general.
Thomas Jonathan "Stonewall" Jackson fought brilliantly from First Bull Run to his death at the battle of Chancellorsville from friendly fire.
General J.E.B. Stuart famous cavalry commander known for his reconnaissance.
Lieutenant General Nathan Bedford Forrest an innovative cavalry commander, and was the only General on either side who began as a private.
General James Longstreet led the First Corps of the Army Of Northern Virginia is considered one of the most capable generals on either side.
General Ulysses S. Grant led the Union Army during the later years of the civil war, and with his victory at Appomattox Courthouse, effectively ended the civil war.
General George McClellan led the Army Of the Potomac during the early years of the civil war.
General William Tecumseh Sherman fought in many battles and his best known for taking Atlanta followed by his brutal by effective "march to the sea."
General George Gordon Meade was a civil engineer and an army officer before serving as a Union general during the Civil War. He was successful in defeating General Lee but was criticized for not pursuing the Confederate Army when in his grasp.
General Winfield Scott Hancock was a US Army officer for his entire career and eventually a nominee for the office of President of the US in 1880. He served in the army for a total of four decades and is considered a war hero for his Gettysburg service
Battle of Ironclads Battle between the first two ironclad ships.
Who ran against Lincoln in the election of 1864? George McClellan
What presidential Candidate from 1860 became a Confederate General during the Civil War? John C. Breckenridge
What general famously burned atlanta on his way to splitting the south in half? William Sherman
Men who ride horses. CAValry
Created by: kxsliter