Jeopardy THE CIVIL WAR Questions

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On Sept. 2 1864 this general's troops occupied Atlanta

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In August 1862 the Yanks got beaten near this Virginia creek for the second time in a little over a year

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The Union won at Gettysburg on July 3 1863 & this other vital burg July 4 & the Confederacy was on the ropes

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An 1865 photo shows the extent of destruction in this capital

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A critical 1864 fight was known as the Battle of this for the Virginia region of dense thickets where it was fought

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More famous for a Montana battle he & his men kept Jeb Stuart from attacking the Union rear at Gettysburg

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A devil fish was one of these weapons used by the Confederate navy

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On Nov. 1 1861 this hero of the Mexican War resigned as general-in-chief of the Union armies

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His son Custis served as an aide-de-camp to Jefferson Davis during the war

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Both neighbors of Illinois these 2 border states did not secede but groups there sent delegates to the CSA Congress

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Lincoln made George Meade the leader of the Army of this river in 1863

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Goober grabbers were Civil War soldiers who hailed from this state

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(Sarah of the Clue Crew shows a map on the monitor.) General Winfield Scott wanted to blockade the South in a siege-like fashion control the Mississippi River & strangle the Rebels in his plan named for this South American serpent

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Lincoln issued the preliminary Emancipation Proclamation 5 days after this 1862 Union victory in Maryland

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U.S. Grant's initials came to stand for this after giving extremely limited capitulation terms to Gen. Buckner

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The 9 1/2-month siege of Petersburg resulted in the fall of Richmond & this Virginian's surrender

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In 1863 he published the article Men of Color to Arms! urging black enlistment in the army

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These mountains divided the war into 2 main theaters: east to the Atlantic & west to the Mississippi River

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The 1862 Battle of Sharpsburg was fought over a Maryland creek that gave the fight this other name

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In December 1864 William T. Sherman wired Lincoln that he was presenting a Christmas gift of this port city

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Not a single person was killed in the April 1861 battle over this fort but it did launch the Civil War

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2 half brothers of this First Lady died fighting for the Confederacy

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In mid-1861 Montgomery Alabama was out & this city was in as capital of the Confederacy

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A favorite of Lee this general actually favored preservation of the Union but went with Virginia after secession

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In November 1861 this Union man became general in chief of all armies; by March 1862 he lost the gig

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