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Founder of the American Red Cross

Clara Barton

2

Confederate general who was Lee's "right arm"

Stonewall Jackson

3

Battle where Burnside was defeated

Fredericksburg

4

Turning point of the war

Gettysburg

5

Confederate victory where Stonewall Jackson was killed

Chancellorsville

6

Failed southern strategy to gain support from England and France

King Cotton Diplomacy

7

Freed slaves in the southern territories

Emancipation Proclamation

8

Commander of the Army of Virginia

Robert E Lee

9

Final capital of the Confederacy

Richmond

10

Overall Union commander towards the end of the war

Ulysses S Grant

11

Bloodiest single day battle of the war

Antietam

12

A period of dramatic increase in price

Inflation

13

Made slavery illegal in the United States

13th amendment

14

President of the United States during the Civil War

Abraham Lincoln

15

First major battle of the war and a Confederate victory

1st Bull Run

16

President of the Confederacy

Jefferson Davis

17

Southern city that controlled the Mississippi River

Vicksburg

18

Right to be charged with a crime and have a trial jury

Writ of habeus corpus

19

Bloody two day battle in Tennessee; Union victory

Shiloh

20

Union general that led the "march to the sea"

William Sherman

21

Metal ships used during the Civil War

Ironclads

22

Colonel Joshua Chamberlain and the 20th Maine were credited with saving this location at Gettysburg

Little Round Top

23

Location of the first shots of the Civil War

Fort Sumter

24

Southern city destroyed during Sherman's March to the Sea

Atlanta

25

First state to secede from the Union

South Carolina

26

Site of Lee's surrender to Grant

Appomattox Courthouse

27

Famous Confederate charge on the third day of Gettysburg

Pickett's Charge

28

Union commander at Gettysburg

George Meade

29

Unofficial border between the North and South

Mason-Dixon Line

30

Union general who w as hesitant to use troops in battle

George McClellan