Jeopardy THE CIVIL WAR Questions

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His first act after being sworn in as president of the Confederacy was to send a peace commission to Washington D.C.

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Tired of eating mule jerky Vicksburg fell in July 1863 after a 6-week one of these military tactics

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Robert E. Lee saved this capital from capture with his June 1862 attack on McClellan's forces

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In Feb. 2005 a reenactment was staged for this 140th anniversary of this fort's reoccupation by Union troops

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On Sept. 2 1864 this general sent a wire saying Atlanta is ours and fairly won

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George Custer was wounded only once during the war but had 11 of these killed under him

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A young conscript from North Carolina was called this slang for the peanuts grown there

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During the war this Ozark state had 2 competing governments

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This Confederate submarine was recovered in 2000; its crew was buried in Charleston in 2004

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This term that means an ambusher & also inlcudes B-U-S-H gets that meaning from Civil War guerrillas

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The First Minnesota Infantry lost 82% of its men on July 2 1863 during this battle

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This French emperor wanted to mediate the conflict but England & Russia wouldn't go for it

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Completes the names of two places where Lee & Grant met in different circumstances: Spotsylvania & Appomattox

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In November 1861 this future presidential candidate took charge of all Union armies

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In area Texas was the largest of the Confederate states; this was the largest of the 24 Union states

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Until the first battle of this in July 1861 the North estimated that the war would last about 90 days

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The fatefully named Stapleton Crutchfield lost one of these limbs at Chancellorsville

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As chief of aeronautics U.S. Army Thaddeus Lowe organized a corps of 5 of these

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McClellan Burnside Hooker & Meade successively headed this army

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Troops under the command of this bottom-of-his-class grad from West Point made a disastrous charge at Gettysburg

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David Farragut sailed into the Mississippi River in April 1862 & captured Natchez Baton Rouge & this city

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This 1600-mile-long mountain system divided the Civil War's eastern & western theaters

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Widely used by both sides this rifle shares its name with the Massachusetts city where it was made

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On February 3 1865 Lincoln met with Confederate leaders at a conference named for this Virginia site

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This Confederate vice president referred to Jefferson Davis as weak and vacillating

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