The Civil War's Important People

Research the following people on the Internet, and explain what role each played in the Civil War. Cite at least two reasons why these people are important to the Civil War.

Important People of the Civil War is a great place to start. Click on the link. Look for the person's last name.

  1. Jefferson Davis
  2. Robert E. Lee
  3. Ulysses S. Grant
  4. Abraham Lincoln
  5. George McClellan
  6. Robert Gould Shaw
  7. Stonewall Jackson
  8. Clara Barton
  9. George Pickett
  10. William Tecumseh Sherman
  11. Andrew Johnson
  12. John Wilkes Booth
  13. Daniel Webster
  14. John C. Calhoun
  15. Henry Clay