Civil war Project Union side

Najat Bahkeem US. History Block G

Page 1. Tittle page Page 2.Table of contents Page 3. Resurces Page 4. Prapreation Page 5. Leaders Page 6. Battles Page 7. Battle 2nd Battle of Bull Run Page 8. Battle Siege of Vicksburg Page 9. Camp life Page 10. Effects of the war Page 11. Bibliography

Getting ready to fight..
The union “North” side had better necessity then the confederacy “south”.



Getting ready to fight..

The union side has better soldiers, they were young and had the enthusiastic to serve their country. the union was really carful about their soldiers because they couldn't afford to lose any man because they didn't have many. The solders were trained hard core, not with best generals thought, but they were prepared enough to fight. the union Soldiers had better weapens then the Confederate.

George Meade (December 31, 1815 – November 6, 1872)
George Meade was born in Cádiz Spain while his father was serving in Spain as a naval agent for the United States. Meade served in the United states Army, was a general in the civil war. hes a union. He is best known for defeating Confederate General Robert E. Lee at the Battle of Gettysburg in 1863. William Tecumseh Sherman
1891) (Feb 8, 1820 – Feb 14,

He served as a General in the Union Army during the American Civil War. He was well known for his outstanding military strategies. He commanded 5th Division/Army of the Tennessee at Shiloh. was nicknamed "Cump".

George Armstrong Custer (Dec 5, 1839 – June 25,

The son of Emanuel Henry Custer, born in Ohio, had no kids and all his family died in the battle of little big horn. He was a United States Army officer and cleaver commander in the American Civil War. He served on Union side.


Battle of Spotsylvania
The battle of spotsylvania happened in the Spotsylvania, Virginia on May 8-21, 1864. one the Principal Commander was George Meade. Estimated Casualties was 30,000 total. Grant and Lee engaged he Battle of Spotsylvania, After the Battle of the Wilderness. Lee had positioned his soldiers in breastworks along a horseshoe formation. During Grant’s strike on this strong defensive position, both sides suffered victims of more than 12,000 in what became acknowledged as “the Bloody Angle.” Lee was required to use every obtainable man in order to protect the position and so ordered his soldiers to pull back during the night. Lee and the Army of Northern Virginia won the battle.

Battles Cont..

2nd Battle of Bull Run
one of the first major battles that resulted in huge armies facing one another and severe bloodshed was The First Battle of Bull Run(also known as the First Battle of Manassas). it crushed the Union's hope of winning the Civil War fast and effortlessly. The First Battle of Bull Happened on July 21, 1861 it was a major wake up call to the North. Union Forces were routed by Beuregards forces. It was an sign that this would be a long and bloody war and would need new leadership and improved training to prepare the federal troops for continued action in the field. Then they had the second Bull Run battle and the Confederacy won, however, both sides killed so many of the other army that both claimed victory.

Battles Cont..

siege of Vicksburg
The battle of Vicksburg took place in Mississippi 1863 during the American Civil War. The Union Army under General U.S. Grant forced the Confederates into the city of Vicksburg. The Confederates held out during a extensive siege but eventually ran out of food and supplementary critical supplies. Victory in the battle of Vicksbur numerous attempts to break during the surrounding military were crushed back. On July 4, 1863, the southerners decided to surrender the city and fortress to Grant. This act opened the last Confederate strong point on the Mississippi River, and made the river on hand for Union troops and supplies. g gave power to the Union Because the Mississippi River was the like a highway at that time, they used to transport goods, crops, raw materials, etc. from the south to the North and visa-versa. And on the same day The victory at Gettysburg and the victory at Vicksburg were announced in newspapers. This double victory encouraged northerners and made many think that the war could be won.

Americans During the Civil War
Camp life

Life for the Union Army was hard but it was much better the the confederacy camp life, the union had better supplies and food and better shelter and medical necessities. Soldiers during their break time used to sit and chill and write letters for their family back home telling them how much they is them and that they doing fine. Solders had everything they could have and need, the union had better weapon then the confederacy and the union also has less death rate then the confederacy. They wore blue uniforms. if a solder tried to leave the army they would kill him! so there is no escape, every solder have to serve for two years. it was very hard for the family to let the solders leave.. but it was for a good cause and the women stayed behind and prayed god that he will return their mans back safely. when the men left to serve women's took over and started working and provided clothes and food and helping the army as much as possible. durning the civil war life was really hard weather they were near or far the battle field.

The Aftermath of the Civil War
Effects of the War

The Civil War effected every American life, weather he was white or a solder or black or a housewife, it was tough and depressing. the death rate was really high, the economy changed. the civil war resulted that it was afterwards written into law that no state can depart the Union; the South was almost destroyed; the majority of slaves were freed (those who were in the Confederate states); afterwards blacks were awarded citizenship; the South became industrialized after the war with the arrival of the Yankee carpetbaggers; and the old antebellum, plantation based South basically wiped off the map. The federal government at this time ranked supreme, and put an end to the proposal of secession. The federal government could now dominate southern legislation. It provided a chance for the grown of the transcontinental railroad. This combined most of the country.

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