Lecuter 25

Lecuter 25 - Lecuter 25 A War for Union becomes a War for...

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Lecuter 25: A War for Union becomes a War for Emancipation A. Border States -lIncoln moved to hold border states in the Union -Missouri, Kentucky, Maryland, Virginia B. Balance of Resources -North: greater white population -earl military numbers more closely matched -187,000 Union troops; 112,000 Confederates -Northern economic advantages -1 million workers produced $1.5 billion in good -110,000 southern workers produced $155 million in goods C. Setting war objectives -Jefferson Davis, inaugurated President CSA, Feb 1861 -secession was an attack on popular government (Lincoln) -called up state militias -expanded the navy -MORE NOTES HERE PLEASE ii. Battlefiedl 1861-1862 A. War in the East -35,000 troops led by General Irwin McDowell head for Richmond -Battle of First Bull Run/Manassas, July 1861 -illustrative -showed war was not going to be quick and easy -General George McClellan became General-in-Chief fall 1861 -led 130,--- toward Richmond -pushe dbak -other Union defeats and new commanders in 1862 Battle of Antietam -exhibit by Matthew Brady
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