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northern general for battle of gettysburg
meade
southern general for battle of gettysburg
lee
# of northern troops for battle of gettysburg
94000
# of southern troops for battle of gettysburg
72000
southern strategy for battle of gettysburg
go north
capture major city
call for end of war
northern strategy for battle of gettysburg
stay between lee and dc
how it started at battle of gettysburg
both armies collide at gettysburg by accident
day 1 at battle of gettysburg
lee pushes northern forces almost off the battle field
day 2 at battle of gettysburg
both armies are fully involved, but lee cant force the north off hills
day 3 at battle of gettysburg
lee tries a frontal assult on union lines pickets charge it fails and lee and army retreat to the south
frontal assult on union lines used at battle of gettysburg
pickets charge
losses for north at battle of gettysburg
23,000
losses for south at battle of gettysburg
22,000
impact battle of gettysburg has on war (4 things)
turning point of war
lee never goes north again
lee cant replace troops
lincoln fires meade for not following
northern learder at vicksburg
grant
southern leader at vicksburg
pemberton
# of northern troops at vicksburg
30,000
# of southern troops at vicksburg
20,000
situation at vicksburg
grant starts it to control the mississippi river
events of the siege at vicksburg
confederate army and citizens trapped for 6 weeks
surrendering date at vicksburg
july 4th
results of siege
union control miss river
used for transportation
splits off three states from CSA
grant becomes leader of all union forces
north economy during war
booms with money spent on war
supply contracts - a lot of graft rockefellar
southern economy during war
hammered by lack of industry
try to trade but blockade stops it completely
labor force is gone
women in war 2 famous women
dorthia dix
clara barton
# of women serving in war
400
shermans march..what is total war
attack support system of the enemy, destroy the will of the nation you're fighting
shermans march..damage?
destroys path 20mile wide from tenn to atlantic ocean burned atlanta-heads north
attrition
continually fighting your enemy they lose men and supplies
northern leader at the battle of the wilderness
grant
southern leader at the battle of the wilderness
lee
# of troops for north in the battle of the wilderness
100,000
# of troops for south in the battle of the wilderness
61,000
wilderness
bloody battle ending in a draw because of fire..grant attacks days later
loss for north at the battle of the wilderness
18,000
loss for south at the battle of the wilderness
11,000
northern leader/# for petersburg
Grant 125,000
southern leader/# for petersburg
Lee 35,000
petersburg battle of the crater
5000d/w
petersburg summary
lee small trenches
grant big
lee stretch
grant stretch
9 months
capture