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Four Years of Fighting (Part 1). I . 1st Battle of Bull Run 1. Union didn’t take Confederacy seriously a. Joked along the way b. Invited family and friends to watch the “defeat of the Confederacy…” 2. Confederate victory

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Four years of fighting part 1

Four Years of Fighting (Part 1)

I. 1st Battle of Bull Run

1. Union didn’t take Confederacy seriously

a. Joked along the way

b. Invited family and friends

to watch the “defeat of the

Confederacy…”

2. Confederate victory

a. Union retreated to Washington D.C.


Ii the confederacy south
II. The Confederacy (South)

1. Strengths

a. Better trained soldiers

b. Better leadership

-Robert E. Lee

-Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson

c. Defensive war

2. Weaknesses

a. Lack of industry

b. Few roads and railways

c. Inexperienced government


Iii the union north
III. The Union (North)

1. Strengths

a. Higher population

b. Industry

c. Many roads and railways

d. Experienced government

2. Weaknesses

a. Poor military leadership

b. Offensive war

c. “Copperheads”

-Confederate supporters

in the North


Iv war in the east
IV. War in the East

1. General George McClelland

a. “Army of the Potomac”

b. Goal

-Capture Richmond VA

-Union failure

-McClelland fired

2. General John Pope

a. 2nd Battle of Bull Run

-Confederate victory

3. General McClelland reappointed

a. Battle of Antietam (MD)

-War’s bloodiest battle

-Ended in a draw

-Union proved it could compete

www.nps.gov/anti/mccl-bio.htm

www.onlinelittlerock.com/content/historic/civ...

Battlefield Info


Iv war in the east continued
IV. War in the EastContinued…

5. General A.E. Burnside

a. Union loss @ Fredericksburg

6. General Joe Hooker

a. Union loss @ Chancellorsville

-Confederates under Robert E. Lee

-advance to Gettysburg Penn.

www.sonofthesouth.net/leefoundation/battle-fr...

http://www.civil-war.net/searchphotos.asp


Iv war in the east continued1
IV. War in the EastContinued…

7. Battle of Gettysburg

a. Turning-point in the War

-Union victory

-last battle on Union soil

-Confederacy lost support

-beginning of Confederate retreat

President Abraham Lincoln is shown delivering the Gettysburg Address, on the occasion of the dedication of a cemetery at the battlefield in Gettysburg, Pa., on Nov. 19, 1863.

www.sonofthesouth.net/leefoundation/gettysbur...


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