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Why did Lee invade the north for a second time? (3)
- -to gain foreign allies
- -to break North's will to fight
- -to raid for supplies
How did the Battle of Gettysburg begin?
southern soldiers went into town and found Union calvary
Who lead North in Battle of Gettysburg?
Who lead south in Battle of Gettysburg?
What happened on the First day of Battle?
-Confed. drove Union out of town, then they dug in on high ground and stopped attack
What happened on Second day of battle?
-Confed. attacked center and flank of Union line until General Chamberlin stopped the attack
What happened on third day of battle?
-Pickett's charge which was contradicted by Longstreet but Lee went with it anyway and failed
What were the main ideas of Lincoln's Gettysburg Address? (3)
- -identified purpose of war
- -reminded people to finish fight/continue war
- -reminded people of goals of U.S.
What was the importance of the Wilderness Campaign?
-showed that the south was not ready to give up the fight yet
What was the importance of Sherman's march to the sea?
-cost south important railroad link and its center of industry AND show that north was making progress in defeating south, while getting lincoln re-elected
Who was the Northern Democrats candidate in Election of 1864?
What were the main ideas of Lincoln's 2nd Inaugural Address? (2)
- -finish the war
- -reunite/heal wounds to make peace between north and south
Where did Lee surrender to Grant?
What were the conditions set by Grant when Lee surrendered?
-Lee and his men got to keep their horses, weapons, and food
What was the total number of people killed in the war?