Lecture 10 Key Terms  
Politics of War (1862-1863)
 

Trent Affair

James M. Mason

John Slidell

C.S.S. Florida

C.S.S. Alabama

cotton exports

Conservative Republicans

Radical Republicans

Shiloh (April 6-7, 1862)

Island No. 10 (April 7, 1862)

New Orleans (April 28, 1862)

Memphis  (June 6, 1862)

Shenandoah Valley Campaign 1862

The Seven Days Battles (June 25 - July 1, 1862)

2nd Battle of Bull Run/2nd Manassas
(August 28-30)

Maryland

Battle of Antietam/Battle of Sharpsburg (Sept 17)

1st Confiscation Act [link]

2nd Confiscation Act [link]

Emancipation Proclamation [link]

African-American Suffrage

(Source:  Alexander Keyssar, The Right to Vote:  The Contested History of Democracy in the United States, New York: Basic Books, 2000.)

War Democrats

Peace Democrats (Northern Democrats)

Copperheads

Congressional Elections 1862
Party Total Seats (change) Seat percentage
Republican Party 86 -22 46.4%
Democratic Party 72 +28 38.9%
Unionist Party 25 -5 13.5%
Independents 2 +1 1.0%
Totals 185 +2 100.0%
   

Fredericksburg  (December 11-15, 1862)

Marye's Heights

Committee Of Nine

"fire in the rear"

Enrollment Act of Conscription
(signed into law March 3, 1863)

Chancellorsville (May 1863)

Clement Vallandigham

General Burnside

General Order No. 38 [Military District of Ohio

Suspension of Habeas Corpus Act

Siege of Vicksburg May-July, 1863