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In eastern Tennessee and northern Georgia, troops had to move around steep mountains. In other areas, such as Louisiana, South Carolina, and Mississippi, the fighting took place in flat, piney woods areas. Some secessionist states, including Texas,Arkansas,Alabama, North Carolina, and Florida, saw little action during the war. Northern or border states that saw important battles included Missouri, Kentucky, and Pennsylvania. But before any major battles took place in 1861, both sides had to determine a general strategy for their war efforts.

One wounded Southern general MP3473 America’s Civil War named Barnard Bee saw Jackson and shouted to his South Carolina troops:“Look! There is Jackson standing like a stone wall! ”Although Bee died, his men did take up positions around Jackson who would gain a nickname that took him through the war: “Stonewall” Jackson. The weather was stiflingly hot and muggy, and men were passing out from heat exhaustion. Then, at a crucial moment in the later afternoon, the Southerners received fresh troops as Joe Johnston’s men arrived, along with a cavalry force under the command of Colonel Jubal A.

Place the letters of the correct answers in the spaces below. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. Illinois senator who introduced a bill calling for organizing of the Nebraska Territory (1854) Organization formed to promote abolitionist settlers in the Kansas Territory Political party formed in 1854 Name given to rifles shipped to Kansas from New England South Carolina representative who beat a Massachusetts senator with his cane Site of a Kansas raid carried out by John Brown and his supporters Missouri slave who sued for his freedom Politician who delivered his “House Divided” speech at the Illinois Republican Convention President elected in 1856 Proposed state constitution for Kansas that supported slavery in the state Illinois town where Lincoln and Douglas debated in 1858 Northern group that supported John Brown’s abolitionist efforts A.

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