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  1. Which Union general excelled at organization but was slow to act and challenged Lincoln for president in 1864?
    General George McClellan
  2. Who was the Confederate general in chief?
    General Robert E. Lee
  3. Who was the president of the United States and the first Republican to hold  that office?
    Abraham Lincoln
  4. Who was the Union naval commander who captured lower Mississippi River area, including New Orleans?
    Admiral David Farragut
  5. Who was the Union general at the Battle of Federicksburg?
    General Ambrose Burnside
  6. Who was the president of the Confederate States of America?
    Jefferson Davis
  7. Who was the Confederate genera who worked mainly under Lee but whose division produced Confederate victory at Chickamauga?
    General James Longstreet
  8. Who was the Confederate general famed for his "foot cavalry" and accidentally shot by his and was accidentally shot by his own men at Chancellorsville?
    General Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson
  9. Who was a Union general under Grant whose policy of toal was on his " March to the Sea" embittered Southerners for generations?
    General William T. Sherman
  10. Who was the Union general who captured upper Mississippi area and became Lincoln's general in chief?
    General Ulysses S. Grant
  11. Who assassinated President Lincoln?
    John Wilkes Booth
  12. What was the confusion that led to a crisis of faith for some people (God's control over all events)?
    providence
  13. What is a large bonus paid to men  who joined the state militia by the state?
    bounty
  14. What law exempted any planter or overseer with more than twenty slave from having to join the war?
    Twenty-Negro
  15. What is the name given to a war that involves both the military and the civilians?
    total war
  16. Which Union general led the troops at the first Battle of Bull Run?
    General Irvin McDowell
  17. Who were the two Confederate generals at Bull Run?
    Generals Joseph Johnston and P.G.T. Beauregard
  18. Which Union general was nicknamed " Little Napoleon" because his troops loved him?
    George McClellan
  19. Which Confederate general became Lee's "eyes and ears" twice leading his cavalry around the Union armies and creating panic in Washington D.C.?
    J.E.B. Stuart
  20. The purpose of a _____ is to prevent entry or exist of passengers or commerce.
    blockade
  21. What are ships specially designed to slip through a blockade?
    blockade runners
  22. What are little ships extended below the water line?
    shallow drafts
  23. What was the North's focus during the " War in the West"?
    controlling the Mississippi River
  24. What general gained the nickname "unconditional surrender"?
    Ulysses S. Grant
  25. What was one of the bloodiest battles  in the West?
    Battle of Chickamauga

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