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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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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 Crossword Puzzle

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Description

A war in the U.S. fought from 1861 to 1865 American Civil War
The 16th President of the United States Abraham Lincoln
A battle fought July 1st-3rd 1863 battle of gettysburg
18th president of the United States Ulysses S Grant
Led the march to the sea William T Sherman
The commanding general of the confederate army of Northern Virginia Robert E Lee
stood like a stonewall in battle Stonewall Jackson
The confederate president Jefferson Davis
one of the first generals of the civil war George McClellan
the general after george McClellan that won the battle of gettysburg George Meade
the southern army confederate
The northern army Union
A sea fort in Charleston South Carolina Fort Sumter
The color worn or seen worn by the union Blue
the color warn or seen warn by confederates Red
swords muskets and breach loaders were all __________ in the civil war weapons
The first major battle Bull run
Proclamation issued by Abraham Lincoln on Jan 1, 1863 and declared that all people held as slaves shall be free Emancipation
How many states left the United States to form the Confederate States of America? eleven
The Civil War was fought to put an end to ___________ slavery
The North _________ the Civil War won

Civil War Battles Crossword

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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)

Civil War Crossword

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Killed in a theater Abraham Lincoln
largest Confederate military prison Andersonville
Became president aftre Lincoln's assassination Andrew Johnson
AKA Battle of Sharpsburg, Union Victory Antietam
Last engagement of Civil War Appomattox Court House
First major battle of Civil War Bull Run
Robert E. Lee's greatest victory Chancellorsville
executive order issued by Lincoln in 1863 Emancipation Proclamation
Supreme Court ruling involving trials EX PArte Milligan
granted African American men the right to vote fifteenth amendment
first "battle" of the Civil War Fort Sumter
granted newly-freed slaves citizenship fourteenth amendment
Organized the army of the Potomac George McClellan
battle that served as a turning point Gettysburg
famous speech by Lincoln Gettysburg Address
used to review the legality of a person's arrest Habeas Corpus
president of the Confederacy Jefferson Davis
radical abolitionist who led raid on Harper's Ferry John Brown
killed Lincoln John Wilkes Booth
AKA "The Savannah Campaign", conducted through Georgia March to the Sea
naval engagement at Hampton Roads, Virginia Monitor v Merrimack
violent disturbances in lower Manhattan due to working-class discontent New York City Draft Riot
Comanded Confederate army of North Virginia Robert E Lee
Major battle fought in Southwestern Tennesee, Union Victory Shiloh
occured immediately after and was due to Lincoln being elected president South Carolina Secedes
abolished slavery thirteenth amendment
one of the South's most successful generals Thomas StoneWall Jackson
Commanding General of Union, 18th President Ulysses S Grant
essentially split Confederacy in two, allowed Union control of the Mississippi Vicksburg
led the "March to the Sea" William Tecumseh Sherman

civil war generals and battle sites Word Search

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battle of antietam
battle of belmont
battle of fort henry
battle of fredericksburg
battle of ox hill
battle of richmond
battle of shiloh
benjamin harrison
first battle of bull run
george mcclellan
george pickett
james longstreet
john mosby
joseph e johnston
robert e lee
stonewall jackson
the seven days battle
ulysses s grant
william tecumseh
winfield scott

The Civil War Crossword

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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

Major People and Events in the Civil War Crossword

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commander of the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia Robert E Lee
largest number of casualties in the war Battle of Gettysburg
led the Union Army Ulysses S Grant
lasted two days Battle of Chattanooga
is also known as the battle of Sharpsburg Battle of Antietam
led the United States through the Civil War Abraham Lincoln
president of the conferate states of America during the civil war Jefferson Davis
first major land battle in Civil War First Bull Run
bloodiest battle in American history at this time Battle of Shiloh
sealed confederacy fate by losssing Mississippi river Batle of Vicksburg
home to two of the battles in the Civil War Fort Sumter
confederate general after Robert E Lee Stonewall Jackson
Union general lost at the Second Bull Run John Pope
first of the seven days battles Battle of Oak Grove
described as a mystery man of the war George McClellan
Union general defeated at the Battle of Chancellorsville Joseph Hooker
took his memoir and published it making it a well known first hand accoun William Sherman
known for his unusual hair style Ambrose Burnside
war between two organized groups in the same state or country Civil War
11 southern states that seceded from United States Confederacy
states united Union

Antietam and Shiloh Crossword

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Fired General McClellan Lincoln
Burnside's bridge Antietam
Arrived at Pittsburg Landing Grant
Joined Shiloh on day two Buell
Received assistance from Buell at Shiloh Sherman
Attacked at Shiloh, surprising the Union Johnston
Second in command at Shiloh Beauregard
Johnston shot in the? Leg
Johnston's Army's name Mississippi
hornet's net sunken road
Confederate's name for Antietam Sharpsburg
Confederate commander at Antietam Lee
Fighting Joe Hooker
General Jackson Stonewall
J.E.B. Stuart
Place of Peace Shiloh
Army of Northern Virginia
Dunker Church
Bloody Lane
When was Shiloh in 1862? April
When was Antietam in 1862? September
Where is Shiloh? Tennessee
Where is Antietam? Maryland
Emancipation Proclamation

Civil War Vocabulary Word Search

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Kansas-Nebraska Act
Railroads
Underground Railroad
Secede
Plantation
Mills
Ulysses S Grant
Jefferson Davis
Abraham Lincoln
Cotton Gin
Industry
Missouri Compromise
Fort Sumter
South Carolina
Richmond
Bull Run
Antietam
Bleeding Kansas
Union
Confederacy
Dred Scott
Robert E Lee
Fugitive Slave Act
Abolitionist

Civil War Crossword

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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