For Cause and Comrades: Why Men Fought in the Civil War Quiz

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Questions 1-5 of 25:

1.

During the discussion of "short-timers" psychology in the Union army, what was the name of the rule that prevented this phenomenon in the Confederate army? (from Chapter 6, A Band of Brothers)

2.

When discussing the assertions of patriotism as a motivation for fighting, what percentage of the 429 Confederate letters and diaries used as sources affirmed this motivation? (from Chapter 7, On the Altar of My Country)

3.

After the battle of Chancellorville, a lieutenant in the 17th Connecticut wrote home that the captain had resigned and gone home; what was the captain's name? (from Chapter 6, A Band of Brothers)

4.

As McPherson discusses the statistics for married men versus unmarried men, what percentage of married soldiers does he say were killed in action? (from Chapter 10, We Know That We are Supported at Home)

5.

Which of the following Generals retrieved his character during the Battle of Fair Oaks? (from Chapter 4, If I Flinched, I Was Ruined)

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