By: Aarya Rao
Questions about the Southern Soldier
Name 4 things soldiers used wood for:
Heat, cooking, fence posts and corduroy roads
What two instruments were used to tell soldiers what to do?
Bugle & Drums
Most soldiers died of disease rather than battle wounds
Clara Barton was the most famous civil war nurse
What was the first battle of the civil war?
1st manassas (Battle of Bull Run)
What battle occurred in 1862 where the south fought from behind a stone wall?
The Battle of Fredricksburg, Virginia
Stonewall Jackson was famous for the south victory at Shenandoah Valley and died at the Battle of Chancellorsville
JEB Stuart led his cavalry around the union army.
Robert E. Lee and U.S. Grant made peace at Appomattox Court House in 1865
What was the infamous union prison around New York state?
How many people died at Elmira?
What was the infamous southern prison in Georgia?
How many people died at Andersonville?
What was the most famous southern ironclad?
What was the Hunley?
A confederate submarine
Role of the Southern Soldier
How did they feel about the civil war and their role?
Interesting facts about the Southern Soldier
- The land they were defending was rich in cotton
- Usually played "defense" because they defended their land while the north fought