civil war battles.pdf - geographic features nearest city Battle of Chancellorsville Battle of Appomattox Courthouse April 9 1865 May 6 1863 Lee\u2019s

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Bull Run (Manassas) July 21, 1961 Proved war would not be one- sided Union leadership changes – Winfield Scott to George McClellan Peninsula Campaign March-July, 1862 Union all-out effort failed miserably Lee used knowledge of land to outwit McClellan Battle of Antietam (Sharpsburg): Sept 17, 1862 Lee invasion of North repelled Bloodiest day in US history Lincoln keeps foreign allies against South with Proclamation Change from McClellan to Burnside Battle of Fredericksburg December 15, 1862 Union embarrassed…again! Prompts more leadership changes with Union (Burnside to Joe Hooker) Battle of Chancellorsville: May 6, 1863 Lee’s greatest victory (defeats Union force twice his size) Lee loses “right-hand man” (Stonewall Jackson) due to friendly fire Battle of Gettysburg July 1-3, 1863 Lee’s second invasion was thwarted 20k more Union casualties, but turning
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