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This Leader . . .

1. Became President of the United States of America in 1860

Robert E. Lee

Stonewall Jackson

Abraham Lincoln

2. Issued the Emancipation Proclamation and wrote the Gettysburg Address; believed that the United States was one nation, not a collection of independent states

Abraham Lincoln

Frederick Douglass

James Longstreet

3. Was commander of the Army of Northern Virginia; opposed secession, but did not believe that the Union should be held together by force

Thomas Jackson

Robert E. Lee

George McClellan

4. Was general of the Union Army that defeated Robert E. Lee

Ulysses S. Grant

Abraham Lincoln

Thomas Jackson

5. Was a skilled Confederate cavalry officer, "the eyes of the army"

Jefferson Davis

J.E.B. Stuart

Ulysses S. Grant

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