CHAPTER 16: The Civil War    Section 2:The War in the East
VOCABULARY Flank: (noun) The side of amilitary objective Ironclad: (noun) A ship heavilyarmored with iron
BATTLE OF BULL RUN Battle of Bull Run was the firstmajor battle Also called the Battle of Manassas
Spectators Picnicking at the    Battle of Bull Run
BATTLE OF BULL RUN Confederates won the battle Ended hopes of a short war
Battle of Bull Run
GEORGE B. McCLELLAN Lincoln puts General George B.McClellan in chargeof the Army of thePotomac • Loved by troops • Too ca...
THE PENINSULAR       CAMPAIGNMcClellanwants toattackRichmond’sflank
THE PENINSULAR       CAMPAIGNPeninsularCampaigngoes well atfirst for theNorth
THE PENINSULAR       CAMPAIGN Then Robert E.Lee is put in chargeof the Army ofNorthern Virginia
THE PENINSULAR       CAMPAIGN He beatsbackMcClellan inthe SevenDays’ Battles
THE PENINSULAR      CAMPAIGN Another Confederate victory
2 ndBATTLE OF         BULL RUN Lincoln is frustrated He orders General John Pope toattack Richmond directly
Second Battle of Bull Run
2 nd BATTLE OF          BULL RUN Confederates win again at theSecond Battle of Bull Run
BATTLE OF ANTIETAM Lee now wants to take the war tothe North
"Here is a paper with which, if Icannot whip Bobby Lee, I will be     willing to go home."
BATTLE OF ANTIETAM Antietam is the bloodiest day inAmerican history Also called the Battle ofSharpsburg
Antietam – TheBloodiest Day inAmerican History
BATTLE OF ANTIETAM The fighting ends in a stalemate But the South is stopped fromadvancing so it is a Union victory
Lincoln and McClellan at Antietam
CLASH OF THE       IRONCLADS South had trouble getting throughthe Union blockade
Confederate Blockade Runner
CLASH OF THE        IRONCLADS Theybuilt theironcladMerrimack
CLASH OF THE       IRONCLADS North then built the ironcladMonitor
Monitor’s Rotating Turret
CLASH OF THE       IRONCLADS First battle between two ironclads
The Monitor and theMerrimack
CLASH OF THE      IRONCLADS Monitor forced the Merrimack towithdraw Beginning of the end for woodenships
ConfederateSubmarine “Hunley”
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  1. 1. CHAPTER 16: The Civil War Section 2:The War in the East
  2. 2. VOCABULARY Flank: (noun) The side of amilitary objective Ironclad: (noun) A ship heavilyarmored with iron
  3. 3. BATTLE OF BULL RUN Battle of Bull Run was the firstmajor battle Also called the Battle of Manassas
  4. 4. Spectators Picnicking at the Battle of Bull Run
  5. 5. BATTLE OF BULL RUN Confederates won the battle Ended hopes of a short war
  6. 6. Battle of Bull Run
  7. 7. GEORGE B. McCLELLAN Lincoln puts General George B.McClellan in chargeof the Army of thePotomac • Loved by troops • Too cautious and slow moving
  8. 8. THE PENINSULAR CAMPAIGNMcClellanwants toattackRichmond’sflank
  9. 9. THE PENINSULAR CAMPAIGNPeninsularCampaigngoes well atfirst for theNorth
  10. 10. THE PENINSULAR CAMPAIGN Then Robert E.Lee is put in chargeof the Army ofNorthern Virginia
  11. 11. THE PENINSULAR CAMPAIGN He beatsbackMcClellan inthe SevenDays’ Battles
  12. 12. THE PENINSULAR CAMPAIGN Another Confederate victory
  13. 13. 2 ndBATTLE OF BULL RUN Lincoln is frustrated He orders General John Pope toattack Richmond directly
  14. 14. Second Battle of Bull Run
  15. 15. 2 nd BATTLE OF BULL RUN Confederates win again at theSecond Battle of Bull Run
  16. 16. BATTLE OF ANTIETAM Lee now wants to take the war tothe North
  17. 17. "Here is a paper with which, if Icannot whip Bobby Lee, I will be willing to go home."
  18. 18. BATTLE OF ANTIETAM Antietam is the bloodiest day inAmerican history Also called the Battle ofSharpsburg
  19. 19. Antietam – TheBloodiest Day inAmerican History
  20. 20. BATTLE OF ANTIETAM The fighting ends in a stalemate But the South is stopped fromadvancing so it is a Union victory
  21. 21. Lincoln and McClellan at Antietam
  22. 22. CLASH OF THE IRONCLADS South had trouble getting throughthe Union blockade
  23. 23. Confederate Blockade Runner
  24. 24. CLASH OF THE IRONCLADS Theybuilt theironcladMerrimack
  25. 25. CLASH OF THE IRONCLADS North then built the ironcladMonitor
  26. 26. Monitor’s Rotating Turret
  27. 27. CLASH OF THE IRONCLADS First battle between two ironclads
  28. 28. The Monitor and theMerrimack
  29. 29. CLASH OF THE IRONCLADS Monitor forced the Merrimack towithdraw Beginning of the end for woodenships
  30. 30. ConfederateSubmarine “Hunley”

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