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the generals of the civil war

The Generals of the Civil War

By: Tyler Kerker

Teachers

Students

Click Anywhere to Continue

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Here are the action buttons that will be used to navigate through the lesson.

Go Back

Go Foward

Go Home

environment
Environment
  • Students will work individually
  • Students will work at a computer w/headphones
  • Lesson will take place in a computer lab
audience
Audience
  • High School Students
  • 9th graders
  • General placement history students
objective
Objective
  • Given general Ulysses S. Grant from the union, students will be able to match him w/the signing at Appomattox court house with 100% accuracy.
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Objective
  • Given the Battle of Fredericksburg, students will be able to select General Stonewall Jackson accurately.
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Here are the action buttons that will be used to navigate through the lesson.

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Please Click on a Flag to Begin

The Union

The Confederacy

Or

Start the Quiz

welcome to the union soldier before you can begin fighting you need to know who you re fighting for
Welcome to the Union Soldier. Before you can begin fighting, you need to know who you’re fighting for.

Union President, Abraham Lincoln

report to your commanding officer
Report to your commanding officer

Ulysses S. Grant

John Pope

George Meade

Winfield Hancock

George Mcclellan

Take Practice Quiz

ulysses s grant
Ulysses S. Grant
  • Early Life
    • Born on April 27, 1822
    • Birthplace: Point Pleasant, OH
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Ulysses S. Grant
  • Combat
    • The Appomattox Campaign
      • A series of battles fought between March 29 & April 9, 1865
      • Took place in Virginia
      • Caused the Confederacy to Surrender
george meade
George Meade
  • Early Life
    • Born on December 31, 1815
    • Birthplace: Cadiz, Spain
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George Meade
  • Combat
    • Battle of Gettysburg
      • Battle fought between July 1 & July 3, 1863
      • Took place in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
      • Considered to be the turning point of the civil war.
      • Gettysburg had the largest amount of casualties for either side
      • Union Victory
winfield hancock
Winfield Hancock
  • Early Life
    • Born on February 14, 1824
    • Birthplace: Montgomery Square, Pennsylvania
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Winfield Hancock
  • Combat
    • Battle of Williamsburg
      • Battle fought on May 5, 1862
      • Took place in Williamsburg Virginia
      • Also known as the Battle of Fort Magruder
      • Union Victory
john pope
John Pope
  • Early Life
    • Born on March 16, 1822
    • Birthplace: Louisville Kentucky
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John Pope
  • Combat
    • Siege of Corinth
      • Battle fought between April 29 & May 30, 1862
      • Took place in Corinth, Mississippi
      • Also known as the 1st Battle of Corinth
      • Union Victory
george mcclellan
George Mcclellan
  • Early Life
    • Born on December 3, 1826
    • Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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George Mcclellan
  • Combat
    • Battle of Antietam
      • Fought on September 17, 1862
      • Fought near Sharpsburg, Maryland
      • Single bloodiest day of the Civil War
      • Considered to be a Union Victory
practice quiz
Practice Quiz
  • 1) What state was General George Mcclellan born in?

A.) Pennsylvania

Correct

B.) New York

Incorrect

C.) Kentucky

Incorrect

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Practice Quiz
  • 2) What caused the Confederacy to surrender?

A.) The Battle of Gettysburg

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B.) The Appomattox Campaign

Correct

C.) The Battle of Williamsburg

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Practice Quiz
  • 3) What battle was known as the 1st Battle of Corinth?

A.) The Siege of Corinth

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B.) The Corinth Campaign

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C.) The Battle for Corinth

Incorrect

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Practice Quiz
  • 4) What is the Battle of Williamsburg also referred to as?

A.) The Battle of Fort Magruder

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B.) The Battle of Shiloh

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C.)The Williamsburg Expedition

Incorrect

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Practice Quiz
  • 5)Where was General George Meade born?

A.) Paris, France

Incorrect

B.) Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Incorrect

C.) Cadiz, Spain

Correct

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Welcome to the Confederacy Soldier. Before you begin this noble cause, you need to recognize your superiors.

Confederate President, Jefferson Davis

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Report to your commanding officer

Albert Johnston

Robert E. Lee

Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson

Braxton Bragg

J.E.B. Stuart

Take Practice Quiz

robert e lee
Robert E. Lee
  • Early Life
    • Born on January 19, 1807
    • Birthplace: Stratford Hall Plantation, Virginia
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Robert E. Lee
  • Combat
    • The Second Manassas
      • Took place between August 28 & August 30, 1862
      • Fought in Prince William County, Virginia
      • Confederate Victory
      • Also known as the 2nd Battle of Bull Run
thomas stonewall jackson
Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson
  • Early Life
    • Born on January 21, 1824
    • Birthplace: Clarksburg, Virginia
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Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson
  • Combat
    • Battle of Fredericksburg
      • Took place between December 11 & Dec. 15, 1862
      • Fought at Fredericksburg, Virginia
      • Confederate Victory
      • Gen. Jackson defeated Union General, Ambrose Burnside
braxton bragg
Braxton Bragg
  • Early Life
    • Born on March 22, 1817
    • Birthplace: Werrenton, North Carolina
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Braxton Bragg
  • Combat
    • Chattanooga Campaign
      • A series of battles fought between October & November of 1863
      • Fought around the Tennessee River
      • Union Victory
albert johnston
Albert Johnston
  • Early Life
    • Born on February 2, 1803
    • Birthplace: Washington, Kentucky
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Albert Johnston
  • Combat
    • Battle of Shiloh
      • Fought between April 6th – 7th, 1862
      • Took place in Hardin County, Tennessee
      • Union Victory
      • Also known as the Battle of Pittsburg Landing
      • Served as a General in 3 different armies
j e b stuart
J.E.B. Stuart
  • Early Life
    • Born on February 6th, 1832
    • Birthplace: Laurel Hill Farm, Virginia
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J.E.B. Stuart
  • Combat
    • Battle of Chancellorsville
      • Took place between April 30th – May 6th, 1863
      • Fought in Spotsylvania County, Virginia
      • Confederate Victory
practice quiz5
Practice Quiz
  • 1) What Battle is more commonly referred to as the 2nd Battle of Bull Run?

A.) The 2nd Manassas

Correct

Incorrect

B.) The Chattanooga Campaign

Incorrect

C.) The 2nd Battle of Fredericksburg

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Practice Quiz
  • 2) What state was General Braxton Bragg born in?

A.) North Carolina

Correct

Incorrect

B.) Georgia

Incorrect

C.) Florida

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Practice Quiz
  • What battle was fought in Tennessee?

A.) The Chattanooga Campaign

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B.) The Battle of Chancellorsville

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C.) The Battle of Shiloh

Correct

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Practice Quiz
  • General Stonewall Jackson defeated General Ambrose Burnside at what battle?

A.) The Battle of Fredericksburg

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B.) The Chattanooga Campaign

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C.) The Battle of Antietam

Incorrect

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Practice Quiz
  • Where did the Battle of Chancellorsville take place?

A.) North Carolina

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B.) Georgia

Incorrect

Correct

C.) Virginia

question 1
Question 1
  • Which General was present at Appomattox Court House, and effectively won the Civil War for his side?
  • Which General was present at Appomattox Court House, and effectively won the Civil War for his side?

A.) Robert E. Lee

B.) Ulysses S. Grant

C.) John Pope

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Incorrect

Sorry that answer was incorrect.

General Pope was not at the Appomattox Campaign

Think back to the lesson and try again!

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Sorry that answer was incorrect.

This general fought for the confederacy , the correct general fought for the Union.

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Nice Work

General Ulysses S. Grant and General Robert E. Lee were both present at the signing. However, it was Ulysses S. Grant that won the war.

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Question 2
  • General J.E.B. Stuart is best known for being involved in what major battle?

A.) The Battle of Chancellorsville

B.) The Battle of Williamsburg

C.) The Chattanooga Campaign

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Sorry that answer was incorrect.

The Battle of Williamsburg was fought by General Winfield Hancock.

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Incorrect

Sorry that answer was incorrect.

The Chattanooga Campaign was fought by General Braxton Bragg.

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Although the Battle of Chancellorsville was just a part of the Chancellorsville Campaign, it is thought to be the most important battle.

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Question 3
  • What general is known for his involvement in the battle with the most casualties in the Civil War?

A.) Ulysses S. Grant

B. John Pope

C.) George Meade

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Incorrect

Sorry that answer was incorrect.

General Grant is known for his involvement in the Appomattox Campaign.

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Incorrect

Sorry that answer was incorrect.

General Pope is known for the Siege of Corinth.

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General George Meade was promoted the day of the battle, and wasn’t President Lincoln’s first choice either. Fortunately for Meade, four other officers that outranked him turned down the position.

question 4
Question 4
  • What general is known for his victory at the Battle of Williamsburg?

A.) Winfield Hancock

B.) John Pope

C.) Braxton Bragg

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Incorrect

Sorry that answer was incorrect.

This general fought for the Confederacy, the correct general fought for the Union.

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Incorrect

Sorry that answer was incorrect.

General Pope was not at this battle.

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Nice Work

General Hancock led a counterattack against confederate soldiers and was giving the nickname “Superb” because of his successful actions.

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Question 5
  • What battle took place in Mississippi and was won by General John Pope?

A.) The Appomattox Campaign

B.) The Siege of Corinth

C.) The Battle of Gettysburg

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Incorrect

Sorry that answer was incorrect.

The Battle of Gettysburg was fought in Pennsylvania.

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Incorrect

Sorry that answer was incorrect.

The Appomattox Campaign took place in Virginia.

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Nice Work

During the battle, General Pope was summoned by President Lincoln and sent East to command the Army of Virginia.

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Question 6
  • What general is known for his involvement in the Battle of Shiloh?

A.) Robert E. Lee

B.) Braxton Bragg

C.) Albert Johnston

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Incorrect

Sorry that answer was incorrect.

General Bragg is better known the Chattanooga Campaign.

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Incorrect

Sorry that answer was incorrect.

General Lee is known for his triumph at the 2nd Manassas.

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During the battle, General Johnston was wounded and failed to realize the severity until it was too late. A physician asked if he had been wounded and General Johnston’s last words were, “Yes, and I fear seriously”

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Question 7
  • What general is known for his involvement in a series of battles fought between October and November of 1863?

A.) Braxton Bragg

B.) Stonewall Jackson

C.) George Meade

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Incorrect

Sorry that answer was incorrect.

This general fought for the Union, the correct general fought for the Confederacy.

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Incorrect

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General Jackson is known the Battle of Fredericksburg.

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The Chattanooga Campaign was fought to seize control of Chattanooga, which was an important railway and manufacturing position during the Civil War.

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Question 8
  • What battle is General Stonewall Jackson most known for?

A.) The Battle of Shiloh

B.) The Battle of Fredericksburg

C.) The Battle of Gettysburg

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Incorrect

Sorry that answer was incorrect.

General Meade is known for this battle.

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Sorry that answer was incorrect.

The Battle of Shiloh was fought by General Albert Johnston.

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Just before the battle began, General Jackson received news that his wife had given birth to his new baby girl. Some believe this was the spark that led to the Confederate Victory.

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Question 9
  • What Confederate general is well known for the Second Manassas?

A.) Stonewall Jackson

B.) Robert E. Lee

C.) John Pope

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Incorrect

Sorry that answer was incorrect.

Although General Jackson was there, he is better known for the Battle of Fredericksburg.

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Incorrect

Sorry that answer was incorrect.

This general fought for the Union, the correct general fought for the Confederacy.

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Nice Work

During the battle General Lee sought to completely wipe out half of the Union’s army, which was separated into two halves, one controlled by General Pope and the other controlled by General McClellan

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Question 10
  • During what battle is General George McClellan known for his involvement in the single bloodiest day in the civil war.

A.) The Battle of Antietam

B.) The Siege of Corinth

C.) The Battle of Gettysburg

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Sorry that answer was incorrect.

The correct battle was fought in Mississippi.

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Sorry that answer was incorrect.

The Battle of Gettysburg was the bloodies battle, but not the bloodiest day.

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After the battle there were 23,000 causalities. Because the number was so high there was no clear winner, but Antietam was considered a strategic Union Victory.

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Free Response

  • What battle do you think had the greatest impact on the Civil War and why?
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