Chapter 21 Terms

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Chapter 21 Terms Mark Hizon’s lame note: By opening this document you agree to the following: Definitions are provided under the GNU Free Documentation License. The terms in this list are not check for accuracy, nor do they correspond to ANY textbook or class material of any organization., MarkHizon Holdings Corporation, Wikipedia, or any of its divisions and affiliates are no liable or any content, views, or consequence of this document. It’s like popcorn! 1. Bull Run, July 1861 - first major land battle of the American Civil War. Abraham Lincoln concluded that a successful attack on Bull Run would show the superiority of the Union and could lead to the capture of Charleston. When they met, the Union forces thought that they would win fo sho, but it turned out that the Confederate forces won as “Stonewall” Jackson and the troops held their own until reinforcements arrived. 2. General George McClellan - a major general during the American Civil War. Was given charge of the Army of the Potomac in 1861. He and his army captured Yorktown in spring of 1862 . He was within sight of Richmond and attacked “Stonewall” Jackson. Robert E. Lee countered and drove George McClellan back to the sea. He then was fired. Then was hired again, only to become fired again after halting Robert E. Lee’s forces at Antietam . 3. The Peninsula Campaign, spring 1862 - carried out by General George McClellan ; he launched a waterborne attack in the spring of 1862 and captured Yorktown. He came within sight of Richmond and attacked "Stonewall" Jackson. General Robert E. Lee launched a counterattack against the Union forces-the Seven Days' Battles-from June 26 to July 2, 1862 and drove McClellan's forces back to the sea. H umiliating Union defeat. 4. Seven Days’ Battle - a series of six major battles over the seven days from June 25 to July 1, 1862, near Richmond, Virginia, in the American Civil War. Confederate General Lee drove the invading Union Army of the Potomac, commanded by Major General George B. McClellan, away from Richmond and into a retreat down the Virginia Peninsula. 5.
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