|Name: _________________________||Period: ___________________|
This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What has Longstreet failed to do that allows Grant the upper hand when considering Lee's troop size?
(a) Blow up the enemy.
(b) Leave his troops.
(c) Attack supplies.
(d) Join his troops.
2. What has a far weaker central government than the Union?
3. Who prepares his Confederate cavalry to meet Sheridan's larger force?
4. Who is the Confederate cavalry commander that delivers messages to General Lee?
5. Before what event had the Federal soldiers lost more times than they won?
6. From what period do terribly bloody battles follow one another according to Shaara?
7. Whose reinforcements arrive after marching thirty miles in less than two days?
8. When Meade had pressed on his army at Mine Run, who was criticized for his defensive maneuvers?
9. What does Shaara employ to illustrate the battles that led to the failure at Bristol?
10. What does the Federal commander's work focus on?
(a) Being wealthy.
(b) Gaining recognition.
(c) Stealing from opponents.
(d) Defeating the Confederates.
11. What do Confederate soldiers enter at Bristol station that Chamberlain notices takes them into a perfect trap?
12. Who does Lincoln talk about about the necessity of war being won for the preservation of democracy?
13. What did Stonewall Jackson eventually die of?
(a) Yellow fever.
(c) Broken heart.
14. At whom is Lee angry for trying to spread the blame for the defeat at Gettysburg?
15. Who suggests that a war council would have helped prevent the first failed attempt on attacking Lee's center?
Short Answer Questions
1. Who cross the Rapidan River at the westerly Germanna Ford?
2. What is Lee's horse's name?
3. Why does Chamberlain almost faint in Fannie's arms?
4. After the failed assault on Hancock's center, which general is badly wounded?
5. Who is to move into the Shenandoah Valley to divert part of Lee's army toward the west?
This section contains 369 words
(approx. 2 pages at 300 words per page)