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Question 1: Thirty years later, Chamberlain received a ________ for his conduct in the defense of Little Round Top.
Awards and decorations of the United States militaryCommendation MedalAchievement MedalMedal of Honor

Question 2: ________'s III Corps to defend the southern end of Cemetery Ridge, which would have just included Little Round Top.
Daniel SicklesJames LongstreetGeorge MeadeWinfield Scott Hancock

Question 3: It was fortified by Weed's brigade, five regiments of the Pennsylvania Reserves, and an ________ battery of six guns.
New JerseyMichiganOhioIndiana

Question 4: Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain, fought the most famous engagement there, culminating in a dramatic downhill bayonet charge that is one of the most well-known actions at Gettysburg and in the ________.
United StatesTennesseeAmerican Civil WarBleeding Kansas

Question 5: One of the first public uses of "Little Round Top" was by ________ in his oration at the dedication of the Soldiers' National Cemetery on November 19, 1863.
George S. BoutwellChristian HerterEdward EverettElliot Richardson

Question 6: The approaching Confederates were the ________ Brigade of Hood's Division, commanded by Brig.
Georgia (U.S. state)KentuckyAlabamaMississippi

Question 7: Once the Confederates held the hill, ________ or not, the Cemetery Ridge line would have to be abandoned.
Naval warfareMilitary historySiegeArtillery

Question 8: The artillerymen were exposed to constant ________ fire and could not work effectively.
SniperSpecial forcesUnited States Marine CorpsSniper rifle

Question 9: In the ________, the most popular monument that visitors request to see is that of the 20th Maine.
Colton Point State ParkPoint State ParkEisenhower National Historic SiteGettysburg Battlefield

Question 10: He received life-long fame and launched a political career as Governor of ________ based on his accounts of the battle.
MassachusettsConnecticutNew HampshireMaine


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