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    • NO END IN SIGHT
    • Lincoln had trouble finding a good and aggressive general to led the Union troops
    • ULYSSES S GRANT – a Union general fighting in the west and winning battles
    • February 1862 – Union captures Fort Henry and opens the Mississippi River as a transportation route
    • A huge battle takes place at SHILOH – it is a Union victory 13,000 Union soldiers are wounded along with 10,000 Confederate soldiers
    • BATTLE OF SHILOH
    • BATTLE OF SHILOH
    • April 1862 – Union captures New Orleans and soon controls most of the Mississippi River, cutting the South in two
    • CAVALRY – soldiers on horseback
    • SEVEN DAYS BATTLES – June/July 1862 – Confederate victory in Virginia that prevents the Union from attacking Richmond
    • Lee feels confident and decides to invade the North
      • 3 reasons Lee decides to attack the North:
      • Force Lincoln to talk peace
      • Give Virginia farmers a chance to harvest crops
      • South could plunder Northern crops for food
    • England and France were thinking about helping the South ?
    • A copy of Lee’s plans were left behind and found by a Union soldier
    • BATTLE OF ANTIETAM – Sept 1862 – bloodiest battle in American history 25,000 men wounded, Union victory but missed a chance to follow up the battle and finish the Southern army
    • BATTLE OF ANTIETAM
    • BATTLE OF ANTIETAM http://store3.yimg.com/I/framingfox_1782_5435119
    • BATTLE OF ANTIETAM
    • BATTLE OF ANTIETAM http://www.nps.gov/anti/hope05.htm
    • Union general McClellan is fired by Lincoln for not following up
    • THE END