MajorBattlesoftheCivilWar

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Major Battles of the Civil War Insert phschool map from page 394
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Bull Run/Manassas The Union’s goal was to capture the Confederate capital at Richmond, Virginia and quickly end the war. The two armies met at Manassas Junction just south of Washington DC near the Bull Run river in July of 1861. Confederates defeated the Union army; rallied behind General Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson Significance: 1) Union was stunned 2) both sides realized this would not be a quick war 3) where Confederate General Thomas Jackson gained fame and his nickname “Stonewall”.
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Monitor vs. Merrimack These ships were part of the new Civil War technology. Warships that were covered with protective iron plates. Most famous naval battle of war, Union’s Monitor fought to a draw against the Confederate’s Merrimack in March 1862. Significance: 1) Marked the end of wooden warships and an improved technology in naval battle
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Antietam In the summer of 1862, General Lee decided to invade the north. Hoped to gain support from Europe and turn northern opinion against the war. Union General McClellan found a
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This note was uploaded on 02/04/2012 for the course HISTORY 104 taught by Professor Reed during the Spring '11 term at Rutgers.

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