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Eastern Theater of the American Civil War: Quiz


Question 1: James Longstreet, Richard S. Ewell, and ________.
A. P. HillRichard H. AndersonJubal Anderson EarlyJ.E.B. Stuart

Question 2: ________, deep into the Confederate rear to disrupt supply lines.
Gray DavisJohn C. FrémontBennett C. RileyGeorge Stoneman

Question 3: In the ________, Lee was able to beat Grant to the crossroads town and establish a strong defensive position.
Overland CampaignBattle of Cold HarborBattle of Spotsylvania Court HouseBattle of the Wilderness

Question 4: His victory at the Battle of Rich Mountain in July was instrumental in his promotion that fall to command the ________.
V Corps (Union Army)Union ArmyVI Corps (Union Army)Army of the Potomac

Question 5: He did this to resupply his army, give the farmers of Virginia a respite from war, and threaten the morale of Northern civilians, possibly by seizing an important northern city, such as Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, or ________.
Annapolis, MarylandBaltimoreRockville, MarylandBaltimore–Washington Metropolitan Area

Question 6: Jackson led most of his soldiers to join the rest of Lee's army, leaving ________'s division to complete the occupation of the town.
Jubal Anderson EarlyRichard H. AndersonJ.E.B. StuartA. P. Hill

Question 7: The campaign was effectively concluded at the ________ (October 19, 1864).
Battle of BerryvilleFirst Battle of KernstownBattle of Cedar CreekBattle of Opequon

Question 8: The Army of Northern Virginia crossed the Potomac River and reached ________, on September 7.
Frederick, MarylandRockville, MarylandFrederick County, MarylandHagerstown, Maryland

Question 9: Maj. Gen. ________, commanding the Department of the Ohio, ordered troops to march from Grafton and attack the Confederates under Col.
George B. McClellanWinfield Scott HancockWoodrow WilsonAndrew Jackson

Question 10: The two-day ________ was tactically inconclusive, although very damaging to both sides.
Overland CampaignBattle of the WildernessEastern Theater of the American Civil WarBattle of Spotsylvania Court House


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