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1 From Bull Run to Antietam
Chapter 11 Section 1 From Bull Run to Antietam

2 Civil War War between the Union states of the North and the Confederate states of the South

3 Which side won the First Battle of Bull Run? Why?
The Confederacy

4 Casualty Military term for

5 War of Attrition In this this type of war, one side

6 Shell Devices that

7 Canister A special type of shell filled with bullets.

8 Battle of Shiloh 1862 Union troops under Ulysses S. Grant were pushed back after the first day Urged to surrender but refused Attacked Confederates on the 2nd day Union Victory

9 Battle of Shiloh Union- 13,000 casualties
Confederates- 11,000 casualties Bloodiest battle ever on the North American continent up to that time Ended union hopes of a quick war

10 Battle of Antietam Lee decides to invade the North
Union discovers Lee’s orders 12,000 die in first 3 hours of battle At day’s end 12,000 union casualties 14,000 Confederate casualties

11 Battle of Antietam - Confederates retreat
- Lincoln orders Union General McClellan to destroy the Confederates McClellan does not

12 Battle of Antietam Becomes the bloodiest single day of the Civil War

13 What were the effects of the invention of new kinds of rifles, bullets, shells, and canister?
They turned the tactic of

14 Briefly describe the war strategies of the North.
Implement “Anaconda plan”

15 Briefly describe the war strategies of the South.
Fight a war of attrition

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