Jeopardy THE CIVIL WAR Questions

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The war's first casualty Daniel Hough was killed in an accidental explosion at this fort

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(Jimmy of the Clue Crew shows a flag on the monitor.) Replaced in 1863 because it was often confused with the U.S. flag in battle the Confederacy's first flag for obvious reasons was known by this descriptive name

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Though designed to hold 10000 men this notorious prison once held more than 32000

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(Jon of the Clue Crew shows a map on the monitor.) After capturing & burning Atlanta General Sherman led his devastating march to the sea ending at this port city; he offered it to President Lincoln as a Christmas gift in 1864

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The Union gained control of much of the N.C. coast after an attack on this island settled in the 1580s

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Grant's Vicksburg campaign was delayed months by Gen. Forrest's destruction of these main supply lines

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This national battlefield in Sharpsburg Md. commemorates the bloodiest single day of the Civil War

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Sherman's campaign for this city took 3 months in 1864

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In 1862 CSA Gen. Beauregard wanted Island No. 10 in this body of water held at all costs; didn't happen

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The hopeless Mud March in a Virginia downpour ended Burnside's command of the force called this Army

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Robert E. Lee's nephew Fitzhugh Lee was a major general during both the Civil War & this 1898 war

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Quaker guns were really logs that the South painted to look like these big mounted weapons

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He was clipping roses in his garden when he found out that he'd been elected President of the Confederacy

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This city in Northern Virginia was the site of 2 battles known in the North as the Battles of Bull Run

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General Albert Sidney Johnston died while leading the attack against the Union at Shiloh in this state

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In March 1864 he was appointed General-in-Chief of the Union armies

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For the first couple of years of the war the Confederacy purchased most of its ships from this country

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After many days of bombardment it became the first Union fort surrendered to the Confederates

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Shortly after the war's outbreak this famous cartoonist became a staff artist for Harper's Weekly

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This Confederate vice president was called Little Ellick because of his small stature; he weighed barely 100 pounds

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What's called the war's last major battle was George Thomas' Dec. 1864 victory outside this Tennessee capital

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The Union began one of these in 1861; the ship CSS Sumter had some success running it

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On May 25 1862 Lincoln told McClellan to either attack Richmond or defend this city

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At Frederick MD. 4 days before this battle Lee's plan fell into Union hands after it was used to wrap cigars

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In June 1864 Union Gen. David Hunter burned this school Stonewall Jackson's former workplace

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