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6B Wednesday, March 25, 2015 r Bulletin, Record, Progressive, Reporter War under President www.readingclubfun.com the largest war in American histo . ! , The Generals Meet at AppomatoxI The 150th Anniversary Do you know the name of our country's largest war? It was the Civil War of the end of or "the war between the states" under President Abraham Lincoln. April 2015 the Civil War marks the 150th anniversary of the end of the Civil War. 1865-2015 Gun. Lee Do you know how the war ended? Read the clues 1. Four long years the war; to fill in the crossword puzzle to find out:Gun. 9 the men of the largest____ Grant Confederate 1 14 Richmond Army, led by Gun. Robert E. Lee (south), were battered, hungry and exhausted. 7 J repairing 2. These troops had suffered through a long and were short of supplies, 2 such as food and shoes; their horses and mules suffered too. - 12 J ! I army " 3. The Union Army led by Gun. Ulysses S. ___ (north) took - Grant control of Petersburg, a key city in Virginia (April 2, 1865). Appomattoxm winter 4. To the west, parts of the capital of the Lee Confederacy, were burning. The Confederate met at 5 11 J J I J . . . McLean Hou,, President, Jefferson Davis, left. Richmond fell. 5. Gun. Lee traveled west to seek badly needed_ _ and to 0 13 i " i regroup his army. The army burned bridges as they traveled. 1 t J i 3j " 6. Gun. Grant was moving his to get ahead of Gun. Lee. I: ,=ace 7. Soon, Gun. Lee saw that his troops were trapped by the largJ ............ I J '] [ '_ I I nation northern armies. On the evening of April 7th, Gun. Grant sent a letter asking Gun. Lee : treader i 6 to surrender. Lee did not, but did ask what the terms would be for achieving m _. st Idl rs 8. The two generals agreed to meet at Court House, a small town in Virginia. avery4 9. They met in a private home, the McLean house, where Gun. Lee papers promising his men would never bear arms against the U.S. Government (April 9th). Peace 10. His men lined up on a road to their arms and other war equipment (April 12th). E:=) "uned 11. Brave ____ on both sides had fought and suffered. Now, they could go home. - i Come print out free puzzles: 12. At the end of the war, the states had been kept together as one. Myths of History, Nutrition Log & 13. The 13th Amendment, which abolished became final on December 6, 1865. Certificate and In the Valley of the 14. The war was over, but the of relationships, cities and the economy had just begun. Leprechauns @ www.readingclubfun.com Early on the morning of April 12, 1865, the Confederate soldiers piled arms and other equipment. ThP "!" n?lO" [ '( YYtP ('Presses were set up. Over30,000 vl pardons were printecl for the soldiers, j / Read the story and fill in the missing words j on the blanks, Next, find and circle the words in the puzzle. J More than two million men served in the Unio and about 750,000 in the Confederate Army. Mo soldiers had been (1)_______ before joining the ===IF army. Southerners fought to protect their homes and way of life. "" Northerners foughtto keep the states in one union and for (2) for people whowere slaves. Battles like the ones at Chickamauga, GA, and (3) , PA, took their toll on both armies. The towns and cities where battles where fought were ruined; parts of them G had been (4). i Almost twice asmany soldiers on both sides died from malnutrition or _WD_P E IDWYSKNMEMG F I-I (5)___ asfromwoundsinbattle. R n After Gun. Lee and Gun. Grant met i Appomattox (April 10, 1865) and agreed on terms for 0 N O (B) U R N E D Z peace, the Union (6)lined the road and soldiers of the Army of Northern Virginia laid _'-I down their arms (April 12). Confederate soldiers were not (7) , but instead were given X V Iy FA LD AR SD (R) WE DI printed that allowed them to return home an ace.Theywereallowed i MI to use any U.S. government (9)__ to travel. Many of the men were farmers and EP ( ONEvR v K V 3' I Gun. Grant let them keep their (10). for plowing and some guns for hunting. X n ;ORTAT IO W il I burned priso ers pardons transportation disease I "},) I farmers freedom horses Gettysburg soldiers I One Nation One end result of the Civil War was that the country stayed together as one nation called the 1. Use the color key to see: TS R= Red, E) B = Blue, W = White. of 2. Then unscramble the letters (MAR CiA) to fill in the blanks I.O 1-- O O4 O .--I -J n c-- t-