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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What does the visitor bring Alexander Kirkpatrick's wife while visiting her in jail?
(a) A freshly baked pie.
(b) Milk, a brush, and some candy.
(c) Cookies.
(d) Soap, cheese, and other minor gifts.

2. After dumping piles of used bandages into a pit, how many patients does Alexander Kirkpatrick's wife tell the surgeon he has waiting for the day?
(a) Thirty.
(b) Fifty.
(c) Eighty.
(d) Twenty.

3. Whom does Marguerite accompany to an expensive gathering at the governor's mansion?
(a) Duncan.
(b) Samuel Gatewood.
(c) Jesse.
(d) Silas.

4. Where is the battle that Catesby and Samuel Gatewood's son are fighting in Part II, Chapter 19?
(a) Lexington.
(b) Williamsburg.
(c) McDowell.
(d) Charlottesville.

5. What does Alexander Kirkpatrick's wife pray for because it sometimes slows the number of wounded arriving at the hospital?
(a) Less men joining the army.
(b) The Confederates to win more battles.
(c) Spring rains.
(d) Winter storms.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Samuel Gatewood do after his slave's third attempt at running away?

2. What are Alexander Kirkpatrick and his wife forced to do while in jail?

3. In the letter that he writes from camp, where does Catesby urge his wife to stay?

4. What is the name of the essay that Samuel Gatewood writes in Part I, Chapter 13?

5. What does Catesby and a fellow soldier do when a Union soldier stumbles into their camp?

Short Essay Questions

1. How is Alexander assigned to Duncan's regiment?

2. What happens to Duncan Gatewood when the storm, Cox's Snow, hits?

3. What happens to Duncan's horse, Gypsy, during the battle in Chancellorsville?

4. What does Abigail's Cousin Molly bring Sallie when she comes to visit her in jail?

5. What happens to Uther Botkin's wife, Martha?

6. What happens the third time that Jesse tries to run away from the Stratford Plantation?

7. While Sallie is working at the hospital, what does a young soldier ask Sallie to do for him?

8. What was Miss Marguerite's name in 1857?

9. What does a superior officer say to Duncan and his fellow cadets after they rush to get their weapons and regain their honor when the Union cadets pick a fight with them?

10. How does Opal help Uther Botkin with his daughter and his farm?

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