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17.2 (p.490-495) No Easy Victory. April 1862 TN; UNION trying to control TN River – part of MS River system; very bloody battle; UNION victory (Grant)

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1 17.2 (p ) No Easy Victory

2 April 1862 TN; UNION trying to control TN River – part of MS River system; very bloody battle; UNION victory (Grant)

3 Sept MD; CONF troops heading for Washington, DC; 23,000 casualties in 1 day (bloodiest day in US history);UNION claims victory Dec VA; UNION troops heading for Richmond; CONF victory; UNION’S worst loss May 1863 VA; thickly-wooded ground; CONF outmaneuvers UNION; Stonewall Jackson killed; CONF victory

4 Gen. AMBROSE BURNSIDE (UNION) (West Point, Mexican War) Replaced Gen. McClellan in the east

5 IRONCLADS CSS VIRGINIAUSS MONITOR destroyed 2 Union ships; drove 3 others aground fought CSS Virginia to a tie; ironclads used on MS River & blockade

6 USS Monitor vs. CSS Virginia

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