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