Jeopardy THE CIVIL WAR Questions

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By June 1862 the Union held this river as far south as Memphis

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After completing his March to the Sea this general led another march through the Carolinas

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(Jimmy of the Clue Crew shows an animated map diagram on the monitor.) Although he was but 1 of 4 division commanders with Trimble Pettigrew & Anderson in an attack at Gettysburg the charge is named for this general

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On Oct. 19 1864 this Union general known as Little Phil made his ride to stop Jubal Early at Cedar Creek

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In February 1865 Lincoln met with this Confederate vice president aboard the River Queen at Hampton Roads Virginia

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Lincoln said of it That speech won't scour. It is a flat failure

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The American flag was lowered in surrender at this fort on April 14 1861

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(Jimmy of the Clue Crew presents the clue.) On May 2 1863 Stonewall Jackson led his men on a 12-mile march to get into position for an attack on the unsuspecting federal troops. Lee remained behind for a frontal assault. This battle is considered Lee's greatest victory

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He said I can make the march & show the world... that we have a power which Davis cannot resist

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(Kelly of the Clue Crew presents the clue.) At dawn September 17 1862 General Hooker began his attack to reach Confederate artillery gathered by Dunker Church just four hours into this battle; 13000 were dead or wounded

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Gen. Beauregard wrote that Gen. Bee actually said Look at this man's brigade! It stands there like a stone wall

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Early models of the Gatling gun were manually operated using one of these

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A leader of Confederate guerrillas who were spookily hard to find & fight John Mosby was aka the Gray this

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In 1865 his pursuit hastened Lee's surrender; in 1866 he was sent west to deal with the Indians & passed into history

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This bloodiest 1-day battle of the Civil War stopped the first Confederate invasion of the North in 1862

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Although the war began in April 1861 no major battles were fought until this one in Virginia 3 months later

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This biscuit fittingly had hard in its name; Union soldiers called it sheet iron crackers

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(Jimmy of the Clue Crew shows an animated diagram on the monitor.) At the 1863 Battle of Gettysburg the Union's center line at Cemetery Ridge was hit by 12000 Confederates who suffered 42% casualties in the skirmish known as this man's charge

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This 6-barreled hand-cranked weapon was first used in war by Union troops at the Battle of Petersburg

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On July 4 1863 after a 6-week siege this last Confederate stronghold on the Mississippi surrendered

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Lincoln wrote 5 different versions of this Nov. 19 1863 speech & made several changes as he spoke; nice ad-libbing Abe!

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From Nov. 1864 through April 1865 this Union general led a march of 62000 troops through the South

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On Jan. 21 1861 he made a moving farewell speech in the Senate pleading for peace; a month later he was the Confederate Pres.

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Site of the first battle this fort was incomplete & its 60 guns pointed out to sea

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On July 21 1861 Gen. Barnard Bee said There is Jackson standing like one of these & a nickname was born

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