Type
Crossword
Description

manufactured goods originally made from raw material. Industry
heavy large shoulder gun usually carried by infantry men. Musket
Departure from community of federal union. Seceded
Unit of soldiers divided by state and number. Regiment
black wooden log used to seduce enemies. Quaker Guns
order that freed all people held as slaves in territories against the union. Emancipation Proclamation
amendment that restrains slavery 13
ankle high leather shoe. Brogan
backpack strapped to soldiers' backs. Knapsack
used for long distance communication during war. Telegraph
the town closest to the major battle of bull run. Manassas
infantry attack demanded by Robert E Lee. Pickett's Charge
greatest advance of confederate army against the union. High Water Mark
president during the Civil War. Abraham Lincoln
purposely and violent kill of a large number of people. Massacre
concede to an enemy or opponent. Surrender
confederate general. Robert E Lee
Union strategy to destroy South's supplies/land Anaconda Plan
induct someone formally into office Inaugurated
a ship that has an iron exterior ironclad

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

Civil War People and Events Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Honest, Republican Abraham Lincoln
Union General Ulysses S. Grant
Confederate President Jefferson Davis
Bloodiest Battle of the Civil War Battle of Gettysburg
Last engagement of the Union and Confederate armies Battle of Palmito Ranch
First Civil War Battle First Battle of Bull Run
Sideburns Ambrose Burnside
"StoneWall" Thomas Jackson
Confederate General Robert E. Lee
Founded the Red Cross Clara Barton
Bedding or blanket Bedroll
Large group of soldiers Brigade
Escaped slaves Contraband
Freedom from slavery Emancipation
Leaving the Army without permission Desertation
Ship with armor Ironclad
Northerners, abolitionist Republican Party
Pro-slavery, southerners Democratic party

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

AMERICAN CIVIL WAR Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

American law to ban slavery in any territory acquired from Mexico wilmont proviso
Nicknamed after the California gold rush forty niners
Taking states out the union secession
An underground tunnel for slaves underground railroad
Most famous for helping slaves escape through the underground railroad harriet tubman
Named after the South confederacy
American politician and senator from Mississippi Jefferson davis
American abolitionist who believed armed insurrection was the only way to overthrow the institution of slavery John brown
A popular vote on the constitution referendum
Stephen Douglas tried to avoid a dilemma formulating an answer became known as freeport doctrine
One of Tennessee's most prominent antebellum politicians john bell
The president of the United States wanting to end slavery abraham lincoln
a rebellion against slaveholders insurrection
American general known for commanding the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia Robert E. lee
One of the most famous battles of the civil war held in Pennsylvania Gettysburg
Named after the northern anti slavery states union
Known battle fought at a sea port in Charleston, South Carolina fort sumter
Nickname for confederate state soldiers rebels
Nicknamed after the union state soldiers yankees
Color of the northern troops blue
Color uniforms for the south troops grey
Words used to try and get ride of slavery abolish
States that were against slavery North
States that were for slavery south
Martial law in Missouri was supposed to suppress Union enemies. martial law
an enslaved African American man in the United States who unsuccessfully sued for his freedom dredd scott
A political party next to the democratics that can be also called "conscious"... wigs
Letting people decide what they want popular soverientry
a short-lived political party in the United States free soil party
A big state held by Mexico at first then for a while was its own little country texas

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

Fort Sumter and Manassas Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The war was not fought for slavery, but for ______________ Secession
Who created the Cotton Gin? Eli Whitney
How many people died at Fort Sumter? zero
Who will replace Winfield Scott and Robert E. Lee? Irvin Mcdowell
Army officer for Union at Fort Sumter Robert Anderson
How many hours did Bull Run/ Manassas last? five
The man who ordered the first shot to be fired at Fort Sumter Edmund Ruffin
Who won the battle at Fort Sumter? Confederates
At Manassas, Who did Winfield Scott recommend for the union army, but eventually became the general of the confederate army? Robert e lee
On whoms property did the Civil War begin and end? Wilmer mclean
First casualties of war. Sick mother lived with son and daughter in law mrshenryshouse
Trained by Robert Anderson; General of Confederate army pgtbeauregard
From the original "Until death do us part" what was added to the wedding vows for slaves? distance
Who lost the battle at Manassas? Union
True or False; Slaves always had extreame diseases such as pneumonia, cholera, and tuberculosis true

Civil War (1861-1865) Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

he was the president during the Civil War Lincoln
he was the first commander of the northern army McDowell
he gained control of Forts Henry and Donelson Grant
his confederate forces attacked Grant during the Battle of Shiloh Johnston
he was known for making detailed battle plans, but being slow to act McClellan
he had been offered the command for northern army by Lincoln, but went to be commander of the confederate army instead Robert E Lee
his won men thought he was an enemy and shot him, then died from pneumonia Jackson
he is the commanding officer of the 54th Massachusetts Colonel Robert Gould
female spy for the Confederacy; invited union men to her parties and listened to their convos Belle Boyd
Lee called him "Old War Horse"; best general Longstreet
civilians decided it would be a good idea to go see the war at this place Manassas
this place earned Grant the nickname "Unconditional Grant" Forts Donelson
this place was where the Union Army camped at and then was attacked by the confederacy Pittsburg Landing
Lee invades a place in Maryland in hopes of it joining them Antietam
Burnside was a brigadier general in this place Rhode Island Militia
by the time the Union were ready to cross the river of this place, Confederates were all ready Fredericksburg
this place is where Lee got his greatest victory Chancellorsville
this place had draft riots and more than 150 people killed New York City
this place is where Lincoln got assassinated Ford's Theatre
this place is where the last battle of the war is Appomattox Court House

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)

a war between the states Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

each state was largely an independent entity joined in a voluntary compact of union states rights
Winfield Scott's plan for slowly cutting off the Confederacy's ability to make war Anaconda Plan
A Virginian, called "Stonewall Jackson" Thomas J. Jackson
Lincoln replaced McDowell with this man after the defeat at Bull Run; formed the Army of the Potomac George B. McClellan
an iron plated warship Ironclad
An ironclad built by the Confederacy on the abandoned hull of a damaged Union warship and renamed the CSS Virginia. Sailed against the Union blockade at Hampton Roads Merrimac
Union's first ironclad; only had two guns mounted in a revolving turret; this ship and the Merrimac battled for over four hours; first clash between iron ships USS Monitor
Jackson took 15,000 Confederates and ranged up and down the Shenandoah valley, defeated two armies and pinned down 50,000 Federal troops before slipping out of the valley to go to Richmond to stop McClellan Valley Campaign
commander of the Army of Northern Virginia; engaged McClellan at Fair Oaks; wounded in the battle Gen Joseph E Johnston
appointed by Jefferson Davis to command the army; launched 7 days battle; pushed McClellan's grand army back to the James River Robert E Lee
June 25th to July 1st - included battles at Gaine's Mill, Savage's Station, White Oaks Swamp and Malvern Hill J Seven Days Battles
Lee's cavalry commander; sent to raid Pope from the rear at the Second Battle of Manassas; raided Pope's HQ while the general was away J E B Stuart
Lincoln address at the dedication of the cemetery recognizing common courage and sacrifice of the soldiers of the North and South Gettysburg Address
on Tennesse River; was easily captured by Grant Fort Henry
key to the Mississippi campaign; Grant failed to capture it in December; tried digging a canal and failed. Union out-maneuvered the Confederates and laid siege and starved them out Vicksburg
the drafting or compulsory enrollment into military service Conscription
Southern sympathizers in the North. Named after a poisonous snake Copperheads
Total dead: 1,154,984
April 9th, 1865, Lee met Grant where they agreed on the terms of surrender. Confederates would lay down their weapons and go home. Appomattox Courthouse
After the battle of Antietam, as of January 1st 1863, Lincoln declared that all slaves in rebel controlled territories would be freed Emancipation Proclamation

US History Civil War Word Search

Type
Word Search
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