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Battle of Monocacy: Quiz

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Question 1: Robert E. Lee's army under siege at ________.
Petersburg, VirginiaHopewell, VirginiaColonial Heights, VirginiaRichmond, Virginia

Question 2: Confederate forces under Lt. Gen. ________ defeated Union forces under Maj. Gen. Lew Wallace.
James LongstreetJubal Anderson EarlyJ.E.B. StuartWinfield Scott Hancock

Question 3: Agents of the ________ reported signs of Early's advance on June 29; this intelligence and subsequent reports were passed to Wallace by John W. Garrett, the president of the railroad and a Union supporter.
Western Maryland RailwayNorfolk and Western RailwayAmtrakBaltimore and Ohio Railroad

Question 4: ________ dispatched two brigades of the VI Corps, about 5,000 men, under Brig. Gen. James B. Ricketts on July 6, 1864.
Dwight D. EisenhowerTheodore RooseveltUlysses S. GrantAbraham Lincoln

Question 5: ________'s division pushed Ricketts back toward the National Road where he was joined by the beleaguered troops who had fought Ramseur and Rodes all day.
Jubal Anderson EarlyStephen Dodson RamseurJohn Brown GordonJames Longstreet

Question 6: Uncertain whether Baltimore or ________ was the Confederate objective, Wallace knew he had to delay their approach until reinforcements could reach either city.
AtlantaBostonWashington, D.C.Phoenix, Arizona

Question 7: The Georgetown Pike to Washington and the National Road to Baltimore both crossed the Monocacy River there as did the ________.
Baltimore and Ohio RailroadWestern Maryland RailwayAmtrakNorfolk and Western Railway

Question 8: The battle was part of Early's raid through the ________ and into Maryland, attempting to divert Union forces away from Gen.
Ridge-and-Valley AppalachiansShenandoah ValleyAllegheny MountainsBaltimore–Washington Metropolitan Area

Question 9: The Battle of Monocacy (also known as Monocacy Junction) was fought on July 9, 1864, just outside Frederick, Maryland, as part of the Valley Campaigns of 1864, in the ________.
American Civil WarTennesseeBleeding KansasUnited States







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