Jeopardy THE CIVIL WAR Questions

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The announcement of the Union's victory at Vicksburg was made on this summer national holiday

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The only person executed after the war for his war crimes was Henry Wirz commander of this prison

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This blond soldier lost control of his horse during the End of the War Parade May 23 1865

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After signing the surrender he told his Confederate troops to go home & resume their occupations

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Horace Greeley lost many subscribers after he helped post bail for this Confederate president

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This famous detective headed the Union secret service under McClellan

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Nearly 25000 men died or were wounded in the 2-day Battle of Murfreesboro in this state

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The Emancipation Proclamation was made public in September 1862 after the Union victory in this Maryland battle

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The Confederates destroyed this ironclad May 11 1862 in Norfolk Harbor so it wouldn't be captured

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Not everyone in the Confederacy did this April 9 1865; Stand Watie & his Native American troops did it June 23

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Sherman said of this general he stood by me when I was crazy and I stood by him when he was drunk

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He once wrote his daughter Traveler is my only companion; I may say my only pleasure

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Alexander Stephens called this boss weak and vacillating petulant peevish obstinate

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The year before assassinating Lincoln this actor organized an attempt to abduct the president

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In 1862 the Union captured this Louisiana capital; the Confederates moved the capital to Opelousas

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Before his troops' charge at Gettysburg he told them Don't forget today that you are from old Virginia

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This Union commander's men in the field called him Little Mac

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Possibly from a snake's name this term referred to northern Democrats urging compromise with the South

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Nicknamed Cheese Box on a Raft it battled the Merrimack March 9 1862

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On Washington's birthday 1862 he was inaugurated president of the Confederacy

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At the Battle of Mobile Bay he reportedly said Damn the torpedoes! Full speed ahead!

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Rewards offered for the capture of this Underground Railroad conductor once totaled $40000

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This September 17 1862 Maryland battle ended with over 27000 casualties & Lee's retreat

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Union pay department officers wore the M1840 one of these weapons that featured a straight 31 all-gilt blade

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On May 29 1865 he issued a general amnesty for most rebels; the rich and those with high ranks weren't included

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