Third Winchester Crossword Puzzle
2 - These battles are minor fights which sometimes happen by chance. There were several __________ in the 1862 Valley Campaign.
4 - The Shenandoah was known as the _________ of the Confederacy because its fertile farmlands produced a great amount of food.
6 - The Shenandoah Valley ended at H______________, a town that sat where the Shenandoah and Potomac Rivers joined. John Brown is famous for his role in this town.
7 - Grant's headquarters was at ____________ near Petersburg.
9 - This word means "consequences" - "the ____________ (or consequences) of defeat"
10 - This is the practice of spying or using spies. The Union created __________ networks in the Valley.
11 - Sherman's men captured this city on September 2, 1864.
14 - This means "to withdraw from (or leave) a nation". Some people wanted to allow the South to do this in order to end the war.
16 - To defeat an army "____ _______" means to defeat it piece by piece. Sheridan hoped to defeat Early's troops "___ _______".
17 - Grant put this general in charge of the Union Sixth and Nineteenth Corps, plus two cavalry divisions.
18 - Fort Collier and _____ _____ is the fourth phase of Third Winchester.
19 - The Valley was a region of ____________, meaning it was a region for which the armies struggled and fought.
20 - This colonel's division crossed Red Bud Run and flanked Gordon's division.
23 - A drunken man in Gen. Birge's brigade ordered this type of charge.
24 - Grant's Army of the Potomac was in a stalemate with the Army of Northern Virginia around this Southern city.
26 - This general marched his troops northward into Maryland and Pennsylvania and even burned Chambersburg, PA.
29 - This Union general replaced Franz Sigel and was responsible for destroying the Virginia Military Institute, mills, barns, public buildings and food and supplies in the Valley.
30 - There was hand-to-hand combat between Birge's men and the 31st Georgia in the ______ _______.
34 - Battle which occurred October 19, 1864.
36 - These people were Union supporters living in Confederate territory.
39 - A pacifist religious group in the Valley; was also present at Antietam in 1862: D______.
43 - _________ Canyon is the first phase of Third Winchester.
44 - After the hand-to-hand combat with the 31st Georgia, the Federals were pushed back to the ________ ________.
45 - Another name for the Battle of Third Winchester
46 - This word means "completely wiped out, completely killed, or completely destroyed". Early felt that only his enemy's incompetence saved him from this.
47 - In 1863, the Valley was a ______________ ground (or a place to assemble troops and supplies) for Lee's Gettysburg Campaign.
48 - A pacifist religious group in the Valley; very prominent in Philadelphia: Q______.
49 - The 1862 Valley Campaign kept Union soldiers busy who might otherwise have been used to help this General attack Richmond, VA.
1 - Third Winchester was fought on __________ 19, 1864.
3 - "Troops maneuvered outside the battlefield to achieve success in a large geographic area." The Valley had this type of importance for the Confederate Army.
5 - This is the act of gathering information about enemy territory ... Sherman performed ___________ missions before battle.
6 - ________ Farm and Red Bud Run is the third phase of Third Winchester.
8 - These are "military movements"; they "distressed the Union army".
12 - The Shenandoah Valley stretched from L____________ to the Shenandoah and Potomac Rivers.
13 - ____________ ___________ and Red Bud Run is the second phase of Third Winchester.
15 - Battle which occurred September 21, 1864.
16 - This word means "extremely angered". Gen. Emory was _____________, or extremely angered, in the canyon.
21 - This general ordered slow moving wagon trains AND men to go through the Canyon at the same time.
22 - Gen. Grimes and Gen. _________ organized a last stand at Mt. Hebron Cemetery.
25 - Something that is _____________ is marked by discussion, dispute, arguments and opposition - like Lee's decision to send troops to the Valley instead of against Sherman in Georgia..
27 - This man shouted "Charge them, boys! Charge them!" then was killed instantly by a shell.
28 - This word means "go around". Gen. Emory told his men to __________ the wagons in the canyon.
31 - This word means "made useless or destroyed" - the Confederate threat in the Valley needed to be _________.
32 - This woman sent an important message to the Union through Tom Laws, a local freedman.
33 - This is a fancy word for "using". Confederate troops could be sent directly into positions threatening Washington by ___________ the Valley.
35 - This man's Republican government was threatened by the Democrats in 1864.
37 - Sheridan was planning to attack the Confederates at this town instead of Winchester
38 - Thomas _____________ Jackson led the 1862 Valley Campaign.
40 - This general's charge was called "the turning point of the conflict".
41 - Custer's men joined this - another word for a jumbled, confused (sometimes hand-to-hand) struggle.
42 - The Nineteenth Corps suffered __________ percent casualties, most of whom fell on the Middle Field.