Military post that was taken over by the confederacy.
Fort Sumter
To join together.
Unite
A person who wanted to eliminate slavery.
Abolitionist
Troops called to defend the country in an emergency.
Militia
Being owned by, and forced to work for someone else.
Slavery
Loyal to the government of the United States.
Federal
A gun with a long barrel that fires lead balls.
Musket
An area of land that isunder control of the country, but not a full part of the country.
Colony
A region where a battle is being held.
Battlefield
A blade attached to the end of a musket.
Bayonet