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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Grant told a story about __________ that he said epitomized the man's character.
(a) Jackson.
(b) Longstreet.
(c) Beauregard.
(d) Bragg.

2. One of Grant's commanders, General _______________, arrived at a house where Grant was seated on the verandah. The house belonged to Confederate loyalists and Grant was simply waiting there to watch the advance of his men.
(a) Scott.
(b) Johnston.
(c) Meade.
(d) Twiggs.

3. The Confederates attacked a section of the Union forces repeatedly but were turned away each time, and Grant noted what about the Confederates?
(a) They were ruthless.
(b) They were unskilled.
(c) They paid heavily in casualties.
(d) They had very little training.

4. In Chapter 45, Grant was moved to ____________ and established a headquarters there.
(a) Memphis.
(b) Gatlinburg.
(c) Asheville.
(d) Knoxville.

5. The ladies had, until Grant received communiqués from his commanders and read them in front of the ladies, believed what?
(a) The Northern armies were beating the Confederates and were on the verge of winning the war.
(b) The Southern armies were beating the Union and were on the verge of winning the war.
(c) The two armies had come to a truce.
(d) The Confederates had surrendered.

6. In Chapter 50, Grant said that soon after the fall of Atlanta, the Army of the ______________ began the campaign that would eventually result in the fall of the Confederate capital.
(a) Americas.
(b) Cumberland.
(c) Potomac.
(d) Union.

7. In Chapter 43, Grant described the various points of attack, including that of Sherman at a place called ___________ Ridge.
(a) Montgomery.
(b) Missionary.
(c) Mississippi.
(d) Manhattan.

8. Grant said this proved effective at providing cover though in the case of the Battle of the Wilderness, what happened when the wood caught on fire?
(a) The men died.
(b) The heat became so intense that it drove some men away.
(c) The men were trapped.
(d) The men were severely burned.

9. In Chapter 51, Grant looked back on the battle. He said the Union forces were commended for their ability to ___________________, then performing as a unit.
(a) Create a large trench.
(b) Cross a stream in close proximity to the Confederate troops.
(c) Hide silently for many hours.
(d) Come upon the Confederates quietly.

10. Grant traveled to _______________ where he met with Rosecrans, another commander who had troops in serious distress at Chattanooga.
(a) Alabama.
(b) Mississippi.
(c) Kentucky.
(d) Missouri.

11. In Chapter 49, Sherman advanced into Georgia and the siege of ______________ was outlined.
(a) Lexington.
(b) Chattanooga.
(c) Atlanta.
(d) Memphis.

12. On May 16, 1864, Grant sent a letter to Halleck, outlining the poor roads that had become impassable due to what?
(a) Large potholes.
(b) Heavy rains.
(c) An earthquake.
(d) A herd of sheep.

13. Grant appointed ______________ commander of the cavalry, believing that body of the military had been underutilized to that point.
(a) Sherman.
(b) Sheridan.
(c) Garland.
(d) Harney.

14. General Burnside found himself in distress for what?
(a) Ammunition.
(b) Housing.
(c) Medicine.
(d) Rations.

15. What information did Grant give of the dead and wounded?
(a) Numbers.
(b) Causes of death or injury.
(c) Where these men were located.
(d) Descriptions of injuries.

Short Answer Questions

1. In Chapter 42, Grant described what?

2. In Chapter 58, Grant described additional advances with Sheridan's troops and his victory at the ______________.

3. On another occasion, Grant saw a man drawing water from a tree that had fallen in the river and questioned him before discovering what?

4. What did the loyalists soon begin to float on rafts down the river to the Union men?

5. Grant said the Confederate losses were bound to be higher and outlined his plans to do what?

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