25 civil war fred thru vicks (11)

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25 civil war fred thru vicks (11)

  1. 1. Fredericksbur g
  2. 2. Fredericksbu rg • Commanders – Union - Burnside – Confederacy – Lee • Again, it’s an attempt to take Richmond • Burnside is being pressured to attack
  3. 3. Video
  4. 4. Gen. Burnsid e
  5. 5. Fredericksbu rg • Battle will be fought on hillsides outside of town –Marye’s Heights
  6. 6. Marye’s Heights
  7. 7. Attack • CSA – behind stone wall at top of hill • USA – attack –Dismal failure –Confederate victory
  8. 8. The Stone Wall
  9. 9. Chamberlain
  10. 10. Video
  11. 11. Casualties • Union 9,000 at Marye’s Heights Alone –CSA - 1,500 • Totals –Union - 12,000 –Confederate - 5,300
  12. 12. Burnside • Retreats • Fired –Replaced by Gen. Joe Hooker – “Fighting Joe”
  13. 13. Gen. Joe Hooke r
  14. 14. Chancellor sville
  15. 15. Chancellorsvill e • Lee vs. Hooker • Plan –Take Richmond from the West –Lee wouldn’t cooperate
  16. 16. Gen. Rober t E. Lee
  17. 17. Lee • Divides Army twice in the face of a superior enemy • Still wins!
  18. 18. Casualties • Casualties –Union - 17,000 –Confederate - 13,000
  19. 19. Jackson • Riding with staff scouting the ground after the battle –Shot by own men by mistake –Amputate his left arm –Pneumonia sets in • Dies
  20. 20. Gen. Jackson R.I.P
  21. 21. Hooker • Fired –Given to Gen. Meade
  22. 22. Gen. Mead e
  23. 23. Vicksburg • Last Confederate stronghold on the Miss. River – Controlled 250 miles of River – On a Hill above the river • • • Union sends Grant to take city Johnston commands CSA army Pemberton commands CSA militia inside city
  24. 24. Gen. Johnsto n
  25. 25. Gen. Pemberto n
  26. 26. Vicksburg
  27. 27. Gen. U.S. Grant
  28. 28. Gen. William Tecumse h Sherman
  29. 29. Vicksburg • Grant lays siege to the city – They are low on food & supplies – Civilians dig caves to escape bombardment • July 3, 1863 - Pemberton asks for terms • Surrenders City on July 4
  30. 30. Vicksburg • Mississippi River system is now under Union Control • Grant will get command of all Union everywhere forces just before next battle

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