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  • 1. CHAPTER 16: The Civil War Section 3:The War in the West
  • 2. VOCABULARY Siege: (Noun) A military blockadeof a city or fortified place to compelit to surrender
  • 3. The War in the West
  • 4. ULYSSES S. GRANT General Ulysses S. Grant wascommander of Union forces in theWest • Aggressive & always wanted to attack
  • 5. Battle of Ft. Henry
  • 6. Battle of Ft. Donelson
  • 7. The CivilWar in the West
  • 8. FALL OF NEW ORLEANS DavidFarragutcommandsUnionNavy ontheMississippi
  • 9. “Damn the torpedoes, full speed ahead!!!”
  • 10. The CivilWar in the West
  • 11. FALL OF NEW ORLEANS He captures New Orleans • Largest city in the South
  • 12. BATTLE OF SHILOH Confederates attack Grant inTennessee to start the Battle ofShiloh
  • 13. The CivilWar in the West
  • 14. The Battle of Shiloh
  • 15. BATTLE OF SHILOH Grant won the battle He then controlled most of theMississippi
  • 16. The CivilWar in the West
  • 17. SEIGE OF VICKSBURG Only the town of Vicksburgstood in Grant’s way
  • 18. Grant’s Strategy at Vicksburg
  • 19. SEIGE OF VICKSBURG Vicksburg is too heavily defended Grant lays a siege on the town forsix weeks
  • 20. The Siege at Vicksburg
  • 21. Civilians inside Vicksburg
  • 22. SEIGE OF VICKSBURG On July 4, 1863 Vicksburgsurrenders Grant has cut the South in half
  • 23. The CivilWar in the West