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Row 1, Col 1 What is battlefield nurses? Clara Barton and Dorothea Dix were both a part of this profession.
2,1 What is Appomattox Court House? This is where Lee surrendered to Grant.
3,1 Who is Abraham Lincoln? He was president when the war ended in 1865.
4,1 What is amputation? This was the way that most battlefield wounds to appendages were treated.
5,1 What is Gettysburg? This battle was thought to be the turning point in the war that eventually led to the Union’s victory.
1,2 What is 25 days? Sherman’s March to the Sea lasted this many days.
2,2 What is “Our American Cousin”? This is the play that Lincoln was watching when he was assonated.
3,2 What is The Confederate States of America? This was the name the rebels wanted to give to their portion of America.
4,2 What is 1861-1865? These are the years that spanned the Civil War.
5,2 What is so the Confederates wouldn’t have supplies to use? For this reason, the Union soldiers burned and destroyed everything along their route on Sherman’s March to the Sea.
1,3 What is Georgia? Sherman’s March devastated this state.
2,3 What is coffee with lots of sugar? This was the favorite food of soldiers during the Civil War.
What is because it was the same country fighting against itself? Why the Civil War often referred to as a “battle of brother vs brother”.
4,3 What is 620,000? This many soldiers died on both sides during the Civil War.
5,3 What is April 9, 1865? This is the date of Lee’s surrender to Grant.
1,4 What is 9 and a half months? This is the length of time that both armies stayed stagnant (in place) in Petersburg.
2,4 Who is David Farragut? He was the Union hero at Mobile Bay.
3,4 Who is John Wilkes Booth? This man was Lincoln’s alleged assassin.
4,4 What is because he couldn’t stand the rebel loss? This is the reason Lincoln’s assassin was sited as having killed the President.
5,4 What is Sherman was still battling Johnston? This is the reason that some people believed the war wasn’t yet over.
1,5 What is disease? By a ratio of 2 to 1, this killed more soldiers than battle wounds.
2,5 What is inside of a burning barn? This is where John Wilkes Booth was eventually killed.
3,5 What is “Tell mother I died for my country”? These were Lincoln’s assassin’s last words.
4,5 What is private horses and arms? Confederate soldiers were allowed to keep these two items upon surrender.
5,5 What is “without anger directed toward any group; hopeful for all people… we will finish bringing the country back together and fix the damage done? This is the modern translation of: “With malice toward none; with charity for all… let us strive on to finish the work we are in; to bind up the Nation’s wounds.”