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Appomattox
Sherman's March
Vicksburg
Gettysburg
Antietum
Shiloh
Seven Days
Fort Donelson
Manassas
Fort Sumter

Civil War Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

considered the most important engagement in the American Civil War Gettysburg
16th president Abraham Lincoln
first president of the Confederate States of America Jefferson Davis
first state to secede from the Union South Carolina
first battle fought in Arkansas in the Civil War Big Sugar Creek
first battle fought in the Civil War (debatable) bull run
general for the Confederate States of America Robert E Lee
general for the Union Army (North) Ulysses S Grant
OFFICIAL start of the Civil War Fort Sumter
this is the name of the Courthouse where the Confederate Army officially surrendered Appomattox
A book written by Harriet Beecher Stowe during the Civil War Uncle Tom's Cabin
a Northern Abolitionist party formed in 1840 Liberty Party
after a fearsome skirmish in 1850, a savage war was sparked giving a state this name Bleeding Kansas
the bloodiest day in American History Antietam
this caused every man in America to join the army unless he could furnish a substitute or pay the government $300 Military Draft
a turning point in the Civil War Vicksburg
a person who was against slavery and tried to do something about it Abolitionist
one of the only major Civil War battles in Arkansas Calico Rock
this man completed the March to the Sea Sherman
slave that fought for the freedom of him and his wife in a Supreme Court Dred Scott

The Civil War Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

Appomattox Courthouse
total war
Sherman
Pickett
Gettysburg
Barton
habeas corpus
contrabands
emancipation proclamation
Vicksburg
Farragut
Shiloh
Grant
ironclads
Antietam
Seven Days Battles
Lee
Scott
Stonewall
McClellan
Battle of Bull Run
cotton diplomacy
border states
Fort Sumpter

Civil War Battles Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

First shot fired in the Civil War Fort Sumter
First clash of ironclads Hampton Roads
This siege spelled the end of the confederacy. Petersburg
The bloodiest battle of the Civil War. Antietam
The low point of the Civil war for the Union Fredericksburg
Ended hopes of South regaining Tennessee Shiloh
First sizable engagement of the Civil War First Bull Run
Confederate General Robert E. Lee cemented his reputation as a great general Second Bull Run
One of the few times the Confederate forces were on the offense rather than the defense Chickamauga
The turning point of the Civil War Gettysburg
Opened the way for a full scale attack on Atlanta by General Sherman Chattanooga
With this defeat, the Confederacy was split in two by the Mississippi River Vicksburg
This was the greatest Confederate victory of the Civil War Chancellorsville
Marked the beginning of Sherman’s march to the sea Atlanta
Robert E. Lee surrendered to Ulysses Grant Appomattox Court House
General Sherman and his troops marched from Atlanta, GA to the sea in Savannah, GA March to the Sea
The capture of these forts guaranteed Union control of Kentucky Fort Henry (and Fort Donelson)
Grant’s biggest defeat by Lee Cold Harbor
Grant’s first confrontation with Robert E. Lee Wilderness (and Spotsylvania)

Battles of the Civil War Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

Battle of Fort Donelson
Battle of Shiloh
Battle of Stone's River
Battle of Second Manassas
Battle of The Wilderness
Battle of Antietam
Battle of Spotsylvania
Battle of Chancellorsville
Battle of Chickamauga
Battle of Gettysburg

The Civil War Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The bloodiest day of the war. Antietam
The bloodiest battle of the Civil War. Gettysburg
Northern group. This group was lead by Abraham Lincoln. Union
The southern group whose leader was Jefferson Davis. Confederacy
Largest southern jail that help Union soldiers. Andersonville
General of the Confederacy Robert E. Lee
Battle that started the war. Fort Sumter
President of the United States during The Civil War. Abraham Lincoln
Commander of the Union at the end of the war. Ulysses S. Grant
Confederate's strategy. They would export cotton to other countries hoping to become allies. "King Cotton"
Northern strategy. The north would destroy the supplies and land of The South Anaconda Plan
Northern soldier, W.T Sherman, spread his army around the south and destroyed land and supplies. March To Sea
Largest cause of the Civil War. Union believed the south should not enslave people, while the south thought otherwise. Slavery
Compromise set to make the north and south happy by making CA a free state, but other states would now be open to slavery. a very strict fugitive slave act was set. GA Platform was created because of this compromise. Compromise of 1850
Compromise set where Missouri became a slave state and Maine a free state. Slavery would now not be allowed above the 36,30 line of latitude. Missouri Compromise
Belief on whether state's rights are more important than federal rights. The south was for this while the north was not. Sectionalism
People opposed to slavery Abolitionists
Northern economic system during the Civil War Industrial
Southern economic system during The Civil War Agricultural
Middle-class farmers. They usually owned less than 100 acres of land. Yeoman Farmers
People who owned no land and got by the best they could. About 1 in 10 Poor Whites
The North put tariffs on imported goods, forcing the south to buy goods from the north. SC was the first state to nullify this. Tariff of 1828

Battles of The Civil War Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

March to the Sea
Atlanta
Chickamauga
Richmond
Shiloh
Antietam
Chattanooga
Bull Run
Vicksburg
Fort Sumter
Gettysburg

CIVIL WAR Word Search

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Word Search
Description

UNION
CONFEDERATE
PRESIDENT LINCOLN
MEADE
BURNSIDE
STONEWALL
GRANT
SHERMAN
LEE
MCCLELLAN
SHILOH
FORT DONELSON
FORT HENRY
FREDRICKSBURG
ANTIETAM
BULL RUN
FORT SUMTER

US History Civil War Word Search

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Description

Abolitionist
Antebellum
Antietam
Atlanta
Battle of Bull Run
Calvary
Confederate
Emancipation
Fords Theatre
Fort Sumpter
Frederick Douglass
Fredricksburg
Gettysburg
Greenbacks
Harriet Tubman
Jefferson Davis
John Wilkes Booth
Kit Carson
Lincoln
Mason Dixon Line
Merrimack
Monitor
North
Proclamation
Rebel
Robert E Lee
Secession
Sherman
Shiloh
Slavery
South
Stonewall Jackson
Ulysses Grant
Union
Vicksburg
Yankee

Civil War Battles Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The site of the opening shots of the Civil War Fort Sumter
The first major battle of the Civil War Bull Run
The capital of the Confederacy Richmond
The capital of the Union. Washington DC
The nickname for a Confederate general gained at Bull Run. Stonewall
Revolutionary armored ships that changed naval warfare forever. Ironclads
Another name for the South in the Civil War Confederacy
Another name for the North during the Civil War Union
This battle was the bloodiest day in American history. Antietam
Union general who won major victory at Shiloh. Ulysses S Grant
Name of the Union war plan to defeat the South. Anaconda Plan
The Union wins a major victory here, turning the tide against the South. Gettysburg
The fall of this city gives control of the Mississippi River to the Union. Vicksburg
Using the navy to try to strangle an opponent's trade Blockade
The brilliant general of the South that turned down service in the Union army. Robert E Lee

Civil War Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Who issued the Emancipation Proclamation Lincoln
The first battle of the Civil War Fort Sumter
What addresses the equal protection and rights of former slaves Fourteenth Amendment
What cannot deny the right to vote based of race, color, or previous condition of slacvery Fifteenth Amendment
General of the north who dissuaded from battle Mcclellan
Lincoln's speech Gettysburg address
Legendary general of Confederate Army Robert Lee
Abolished slavery Thirteenth Amendment
18th president of the US Ulysses Grant
President Lincoln made this Emancipation Proclamtion
First Battle that lost a life Bull Run
Lincoln suspended this Habeas Corpus
Confederate prisoner of war camp Andersonville
Battle that was also known as the Battle of Pittsburg Landing Shiloh
Turning point of Civil War Gettysburg
Battle that happened Wednesday, September 17 1862 Antietam
17th president Andrew Johnson
War strategist for Confederates Jefferson Davis
Thought god told him to kill slavery supporters John Brown
Shot a guy at Ford's Theater Booth
A town and a building where southners surrendered Appomattox
Stonewall was the only casualty Chancellorsville
Savannah Campaign March to Sea
Best known Confederate general after Robert Lee Thomas Jackson
First state to secede South Carolina
Vital stronghold on the Mississippi Vicksburg
Businessman, educator, author, and a Union general William Sherman
"Draft Week" NYC draft riots
Gave Lincoln the power of military commison Ex parte Milligan
Battle of Hampton Roads Monitor v Merrimack