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    • Tide of War Turns Goal: Describe the events that turned the tide of the war for the North.
    • Bell Ringer
      • Based on where we left off on Monday, who is winning the war so far?
      • What was the North’s goal to end the war?
      • Which General saved Richmond from McClellan?
    • Battle of Fredericksburg
      • McClellan fired again and Burnside takes over.
      • Burnside marches straight for Richmond.
      • Union crossed river using special bridges.
      • Union loses 13,000 men to Jackson.
        • Burnside Resigns after the battle.
    • Chancellorsville
      • “ Fighting Joe” Hooker replaces Burnside and sets off to attack the Confederates from behind.
      • Union soldiers spotted 10 miles from Fredericksburg by Stonewall Jackson.
      • Jackson’s men build hundreds of camp fires at night then retreat.
    • Chancellorsville
      • Fighting took place in thick woods.
      • Lee fakes a retreat and sends half his men to attack the North from behind.
      • South wins, but Jackson dies from friendly fire.
    • Battle of Gettysburg
      • Confederate troops move north in search of shoes and victory on Union soil.
    • July 1, 1863
      • Union and Confederate forces clash in the countryside surrounding Gettysburg, PA.
      • South wins day one and both sides take positions in the hills surrounding an open field.
    • July 2, 1863
      • Alabama soldiers move to take Little Round Top as an artillery hill.
      • Union reaches the hill first and fights off the Confederate troops with a bayonet charge.
      • Little Round Top key position for Union.
    • July 3, 1863
      • The last day of fighting began with a Confederate attack.
      • Pickett’s Charge: What happened? Read page 182
        • 15,000 Confederates march toward Union line. Only a few hundred made it.
      • CSA Retreats; can no longer go on the offensive
    • Vicksburg
      • Vicksburg protected Jackson MS from Union.
      • North lays siege to Vicksburg from MS River using boats and ground forces.
      • After weeks of starvation the Union takes control of Vicksburg
    • Gettysburg Address
      • Page 185 in the Text
      • Dedicated National Cemetery
    • Review Questions
      • Who replaced McClellan after Antietam?
      • Which Southern General died after Chancellorsville?
      • Who led the failed charge that ended fighting at Gettysburg?
      • Why were Gettysburg and Vicksburg important victories for the North?