Civil War AdvantagesAreas of comparison North SouthPopulation 22 million 9 million (3 1/2 slaves)Wealth 75% 25%Industry 85 % 15%Railroads 72% 28%Farming 15% 85%Support of the People Very enthusiastic Very enthusiasticNavy Est. navy Hurried est. navy
Areas of Comparison North SouthArmy Est. army Hurried est. armyFamiliarity with the land Unfamiliar with the land HomelandReason for fighting Preserve the Union Defend homes and families and Self-determinationOfficers A few good officers A greater number of better ones
Bull Run• http://www.history.com/videos/battle-of- frederickson#first-battle-of-bull-run• 1st Major Battle of Civil War• Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson rises to fame• South develops a “Rebel Yell”• Inexperience: Troops and Civilians stampede back to D.C. Confederate Victory
Monitor and MerrimacIt changed Naval warfare forever
. Battle of Shiloh Ulysses Grant marches army to MississippiConfederates try surprise attack 2 days -20,000 casualties (Dead and Wounded) -More deaths in 1 battle than any otherprevious war Union Victory - continuesadvance towards Mississippi
Lincoln’s Second Address• With malice toward none, with charity for all, with firmness in the right as God gives us to see the right, let us strive on to finish the work we are in, to bind up the nations wounds, to care for him who shall have borne the battle and for his widow and his orphan, to do all which may achieve and cherish a just and lasting peace among ourselves and with all nations.
Total War• Ulysses S. Grant is the commander Lincoln has been looking for.• Wm. T. Sherman