The Civil War<br />Battlefield Virginia<br />By:  <br />Candice Hardy, Jamie Hart, Kimberly Hess, Samantha Highsmith, <br ...
First Battle of Bull RunManassas – July 21, 1861Confederate Victory<br /><ul><li>Union soldiers outnumbered Confederate so...
C.S.A. held the Union Army at Henry Hill Farm</li></ul>Union Cavalry at the Battle of Bull Run<br />
First Battle of Bull RunManassas – July 21, 1861Confederate Victory<br />Bull Run Monument<br />Sudley’s Ford<br />General...
Battle of Seven Pines (Fair Oaks)Richmond – May 31, 1862Union Victory<br /><ul><li>80,000 forces engaged</li></ul>Confeder...
Lee’s Army called “The Army of Northern Virginia”
6,000 Confederate casualties</li></ul>Union forces<br /><ul><li>Union victory, but caused General McClellan to lose heart
5,000 Union casualties</li></li></ul><li>Naval WarfareHampton Roads – March 9, 1862Victory is inconclusive<br />Battle of ...
Naval WarfareHampton Roads – March 9, 1862Victory is inconclusive<br />
Battle of Seven Pines (Fair Oaks)Richmond – May 31, 1862Union Victory<br />Union uses a hot-air balloon, “Intrepid”, to ta...
Second Battle of Bull RunManassas – August 29-30, 1862Confederate Victory<br />Confederate Forces<br />Commanders:  Lee, J...
Second Battle of Bull RunManassas – August 29-30, 1862Confederate Victory<br />Ranked # 7 of the 10 Costliest and Deadlies...
Battle of ChancellorsvilleSpotsylvania County – May 2-4, 1863Confederate Victory<br />Confederate Forces<br />Commanders: ...
Battle of ChancellorsvilleSpotsylvania County – May 2-4, 1863Confederate Victory<br />Lee and Jackson devise a plan to tra...
Battle of the WildernessSpotsylvania & Orange Counties – May 5-6, 1864Victory inconclusive<br />A start of fierce battles ...
Battle of the WildernessSpotsylvania & Orange Counties – May 5-6, 1864Victory inconclusive<br />Lee v. Grant<br />Two Grea...
This was Grant’s first battle in Virginia and his first battle fought against Robert E. Lee. </li></li></ul><li>Battle of ...
Battle of SpotsylvaniaSpotsylvania County – May 8-19, 1864Victory inconclusive<br />Union Forces<br />Commander:  Grant, M...
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  1. 1. The Civil War<br />Battlefield Virginia<br />By: <br />Candice Hardy, Jamie Hart, Kimberly Hess, Samantha Highsmith, <br />Pamela Holmes, Shea Hopkins, Margaret Hupman, and Kristen Jenkins<br />
  2. 2. First Battle of Bull RunManassas – July 21, 1861Confederate Victory<br /><ul><li>Union soldiers outnumbered Confederate soldiers 35,000 to 25,000.
  3. 3. C.S.A. held the Union Army at Henry Hill Farm</li></ul>Union Cavalry at the Battle of Bull Run<br />
  4. 4. First Battle of Bull RunManassas – July 21, 1861Confederate Victory<br />Bull Run Monument<br />Sudley’s Ford<br />General P.T. Beauregard<br />
  5. 5. Battle of Seven Pines (Fair Oaks)Richmond – May 31, 1862Union Victory<br /><ul><li>80,000 forces engaged</li></ul>Confederate forces<br /><ul><li>Johnston severely wounded in battle; replaced by R.E. Lee
  6. 6. Lee’s Army called “The Army of Northern Virginia”
  7. 7. 6,000 Confederate casualties</li></ul>Union forces<br /><ul><li>Union victory, but caused General McClellan to lose heart
  8. 8. 5,000 Union casualties</li></li></ul><li>Naval WarfareHampton Roads – March 9, 1862Victory is inconclusive<br />Battle of the Ironclads<br />Monitor vs. Merrimack<br />Union Naval Forces increased<br /> 1861: 1,000 officers<br /> 7,500 seaman<br /> 1864: 6,000 officers<br /> 45,000 seaman<br />
  9. 9. Naval WarfareHampton Roads – March 9, 1862Victory is inconclusive<br />
  10. 10. Battle of Seven Pines (Fair Oaks)Richmond – May 31, 1862Union Victory<br />Union uses a hot-air balloon, “Intrepid”, to take pictures and notes on Confederate troop locations and formations.<br />Confederate forces used hot air balloons for reconnaissance missions. <br />Both sides would dissolve these programs before the end of the war.<br />
  11. 11. Second Battle of Bull RunManassas – August 29-30, 1862Confederate Victory<br />Confederate Forces<br />Commanders: Lee, Jackson, Longstreet<br />Forces engaged: 48,527<br />Casualties: 9,197<br />Union Forces<br />Commanders: Pope, Gibbons, Porter<br />Forces engaged: 75,696<br />Casualties: 16,054 <br />
  12. 12. Second Battle of Bull RunManassas – August 29-30, 1862Confederate Victory<br />Ranked # 7 of the 10 Costliest and Deadliest <br />Battles of the Civil War.<br />
  13. 13. Battle of ChancellorsvilleSpotsylvania County – May 2-4, 1863Confederate Victory<br />Confederate Forces<br />Commanders: Lee, Jackson<br />Forces engaged: 60,892<br />Casualties: 13,303<br />Union Forces<br />Commander: Hooker<br />Forces engaged: 133,868<br />Casualties: 17,197<br />Ranked # 3 out of the 10 Costliest and Deadliest <br />Battles of the Civil War<br />Battle at Chancellor’s Tavern<br />
  14. 14. Battle of ChancellorsvilleSpotsylvania County – May 2-4, 1863Confederate Victory<br />Lee and Jackson devise a plan to trap Hooker and his men.<br />Jackson is killed in a friendly fire accident after outmaneuvering Hooker.<br />
  15. 15. Battle of the WildernessSpotsylvania & Orange Counties – May 5-6, 1864Victory inconclusive<br />A start of fierce battles known as<br />“THE WILDERNESS CAMPAIGN”<br />Lee & Grant Fight for the First Time<br />
  16. 16. Battle of the WildernessSpotsylvania & Orange Counties – May 5-6, 1864Victory inconclusive<br />Lee v. Grant<br />Two Great <br />Civil War Generals Fight <br />Confederate <br />General Robert E. Lee <br />Union <br />General Ulysses S. Grant<br /><ul><li>The Battle of the Wilderness marked the start of Ulysses S. Grant’s overland campaign against Richmond.
  17. 17. This was Grant’s first battle in Virginia and his first battle fought against Robert E. Lee. </li></li></ul><li>Battle of the WildernessSpotsylvania & Orange Counties – May 5-6, 1864Victory inconclusive<br />Confederate Forces<br />Commander: R.E. Lee<br />Forces engaged: 61,025<br />Casualties: 7,750<br />Union Forces<br />Commander: U.S. Grant<br />Forces engaged: 101,895<br />Casualties: 17,666<br />Ranked # 6 out of the 10 Costliest and Deadliest <br />Battles of the Civil War<br />
  18. 18. Battle of SpotsylvaniaSpotsylvania County – May 8-19, 1864Victory inconclusive<br />Union Forces<br />Commander: Grant, Meade<br />Forces engaged: 83,000<br />Casualties: 18,000<br />Confederate Forces<br />Commander: R.E. Lee<br />Forces engaged: 50,000<br />Casualties: 12,000<br />Ranked # 4 out of the 10 Costliest and Deadliest <br />Battles of the Civil War<br />
  19. 19. Battle of SpotsylvaniaSpotsylvania County – May 8-19, 1864Victory inconclusive<br /><ul><li>2nd stage of Grant’s campaign to move ahead of Lee to Richmond
  20. 20. May 10 at Laurel Hill: </li></ul> 6,000 Union casualties compared to 600 Confederates<br /><ul><li>May 13 – “Bloody Angle”:</li></ul> 4,000 Confederates were captured<br />
  21. 21. Virginia’s Role in the Civil War<br />The first major battle of war occurred in Virginia (Manassas – July 21, 1861)<br />Half of the battles fought in the Civil War were fought in Virginia<br />Virginia lost one third of its territory when West Virginia seceded on May 23, 1861<br />The last significant battle occurred in Virginia (Appomattox Court House – April 9, 1865)<br />
  22. 22. Sources Consulted<br />Media:<br />Educational Technology Clearinghouse<br />Civil War Home<br />Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District<br />History Central<br />Images:<br />Amazingplanet.net<br />civilwarsignals.org<br />discoveryeducation.com<br />historyplace.com<br />nps.org<br />paradoxmind.com<br />Thomaslegioncherokee.tripod.com<br />usa-civil-war.com<br />about.com<br />

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