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Benjamin Grierson: Quiz


Question 1: In 1851, he became a music teacher and band leader in ________.
Woodson, IllinoisNaples, IllinoisJacksonville, IllinoisSouth Jacksonville, Illinois

Question 2: He organized the 10th U.S. Cavalry, one of two mounted regiments composed of black enlisted men and white officers, called the ________.
Louis H. Carpenter10th Cavalry Regiment (United States)Nicholas M. NolanBuffalo Soldier

Question 3: ________
List of American Civil War generalsBattle of ChickamaugaSiege of PetersburgBattle of Antietam

Question 4: He was a cavalry general in the volunteer Union Army during the ________ and later led troops in the American Old West.
United StatesTennesseeAmerican Civil WarBleeding Kansas

Question 5: In November, he became a brigade commander in the Cavalry Division of the ________.
Union ArmyArmy of the CumberlandArmy of the TennesseeArmy of the Ohio

Question 6: Grierson was born in the borough of Alleghany, a part of ________.
PittsburghPittsburgh metropolitan areaJefferson Hills, PennsylvaniaAllegheny County, Pennsylvania

Question 7: 1875–78: Commander at ________, Texas.
Fort SillFort ConchoSan AntonioUnited States

Question 8: After the Civil war he organized and led the ________ of the U.S. 10th Cavalry Regiment from 1866 to 1888.
Louis H. CarpenterNicholas M. NolanBuffalo Soldier10th Cavalry Regiment (United States)

Question 9: This assignment also made him unpopular with other officers, including his superior, General ________, because of his support for and trust in his troops.
Ulysses S. GrantGeorge B. McClellanWilliam Tecumseh ShermanPhilip Sheridan

Question 10: His regiment was engaged in a number of small skirmishes and raids on railroads and facilities in Tennessee and ________ that spring and summer.
FloridaAlabamaMississippiGeorgia (U.S. state)


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