Social Studies Ch. 16 Set 2

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  1. Single bloodiest day of the entire Civil War. Nearly 23,000 casualties (6,000 dead, 17,000 wounded)
    Battle of Antietam
  2. To free
    Emancipate
  3. A piece of U.S. paper money first issued by the North during the Civil War
    Greenbacks
  4. Majority of soldiers were between 16-23 years old. 5'8" tall, 145 lbs. Protestant. White, native-born Americans from farms/rural areas
    Soldiers of the Civil War
  5. Also known as the Battle of Manassas. First major battle of the Civil War. Confederate victory. Showed the Union that the war was going to be longer than originally thought
    First Battle of Bull Run
  6. Naval battle between ironclad warships. Neither ship could sink the other, but it was the first naval battle between two metal covered ships
    Merrimack vs. Monitor
  7. Took place in Tennessee, in April 1862. Confederates led by P. G. T. Beauregard and Albert Sidney Johnson, Union led by Ulysses S. Grant. Confederates won the first day, but Union stormed back and won the battle. 20,000 casualties
    Battle of Shiloh
  8. Confederate general, his forces aided in the Confederate victory at the First Battle of Bull Run
    Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson
  9. General McClellan's plan to capture Richmond, VA. End of June 1862, Rebels and Yankees found a series of encounters called "Seven Days' Battles". Rebels won, Union failed to capture Richmond
    Peninsular Campaign
  10. Union general, appointed by President Lincoln to lead Union army in the East, called the "Army of the Potomac"
    George B. McClellan

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Social Studies Ch. 16 Set 2
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Social Studies Civil War Ch. 16 Set 2
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