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Battle of Bull Run First battle of the Civil War, in Virginia, that showed both sides were not prepared. "Stonewall Jackson" led Confederates to victory
Northern Advantages had more railroads, factories, population and farmland
Southern Advantages Fighting in own territory and had experienced military officers
Border State Slave states that did not secede (withdraw)
Martial Law type of rule where military is in charge
Blockade military action to prevent traffic from coming into or leaving an area. (to block)
Neutral not favoring a either side
Union Soldier soldier fighting to preserve the Union( the North) who wanted to stop spread of slavery
Confederate Soldier soldier fighting for Confederate States of America (the South) who wanted slavery
Battle of Antietam Bloodiest battle of the Civil War in Virginia, neither side won but North claimed victory since Lee pulled back his army
Battle of Shiloh lots of deaths (casualties) on both sides, Union forced Confederates to withdraw from railroad and gained control of Western Tennessee and part of Mississippi
Casualty military term for persos killed, wounded, or missing in action
Monitor ironclad, Union side
Merrimack ironclad, Confederate side
George McClellan General for Union, cautious, attacked Lee's Army
Ulysses S. Grant Union General, took chances, helped to seize control of most of Mississippi
Ironclad warships covered with protective iron plates
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