American Civil War Battles in 1865 Flashcards

American Civil War Battles in 1865 Flashcards
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Fall of Richmond: Treatment of Citizens
After Richmond fell, the Union troops were instructed to let the citizens up easy by President Lincoln.
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Surrender at Appomattox Court House
This occurred when Lee surrendered to Grant on April 9th, 1865. Lee was driven to surrender due to the exhaustion and hunger of his troops.
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Surrender at Appomattox Court House: Treatment of Confederate Soldiers
After this surrender was signed, the surrounding Union troops saluted the defeated Confederates and provided them with food.
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Battle of Bentonville
A battle the occurred in 1865 as General Sherman moved north towards Goldsboro. This battle ended with a Union victory, allowing Sherman to continue north.
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Flashcard Content Overview

You'll have the chance to review important information about the battles that occurred during 1865 in the American Civil War with this set of flashcards. You can focus on the Battle of Bentonville and the Battle of Five Forks. These cards also cover the Fall of Richmond, including the response of civilians living in the city, why the Confederates decided to pull out and how the Union troops treated the citizens of the city. Additionally, working with these cards provides the chance for you to consider the events leading up to Lee's surrender to Grant at Appomattox Court House. The reasons for this surrender and the treatment of Confederate soldiers by Union troops will be discussed by this set of cards.

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Battle of Bentonville
A battle the occurred in 1865 as General Sherman moved north towards Goldsboro. This battle ended with a Union victory, allowing Sherman to continue north.
Surrender at Appomattox Court House: Treatment of Confederate Soldiers
After this surrender was signed, the surrounding Union troops saluted the defeated Confederates and provided them with food.
Surrender at Appomattox Court House
This occurred when Lee surrendered to Grant on April 9th, 1865. Lee was driven to surrender due to the exhaustion and hunger of his troops.
Fall of Richmond: Treatment of Citizens
After Richmond fell, the Union troops were instructed to let the citizens up easy by President Lincoln.
Fall of Richmond: Civilian Response
These individuals grew furious during the retreat of Confederate soldiers, as they saw soldiers burning goods instead of leaving them behind. The civilians hadn't known the supplies existed.
Fall of Richmond: Confederate Retreat
General Lee decided to abandon this city because it was untenable to hold. He left in a strategic attempt to meet up with other Confederate troops and regroup.
Fall of Richmond
This occurred after the Confederacy lost the Battle of Five Forks. General Lee and the Confederate government abandoned the city and the Union took it over.
Battle of Five Forks
A battle that took place in March of 1865 as Grant tried to completely cut off supplies to Lee. The Union won this battle, leading to the fall of Richmond.

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