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Question 1: The Mississippi River Squadron was the Union naval squadron that operated on the western rivers during the ________.
American Civil WarBleeding KansasUnited StatesTennessee

Question 2: Operating in conjunction with Ulysses S. Grant's army of the District of Cairo (later named the ________), Foote subdued Fort Henry before Grant's troops could take their positions.
Army of the TennesseeUnion ArmyArmy of the OhioArmy of the Cumberland

Question 3: The squadron was created on May 16, 1861, and was controlled by the ________ until September 30, 1862.
Union ArmyAmerican Civil WarOverland CampaignJackson's Valley Campaign

Question 4: It received its final designation when it was transferred to the ________ at the beginning of October 1862.
Anaconda PlanUnion NavyAmerican Civil WarConfederate States Navy

Question 5: It was initially created as a part of the ________, although it was commanded by naval officers, and was then known as the Western Gunboat Flotilla and sometimes as the Mississippi Flotilla.
Jackson's Valley CampaignUnion ArmyOverland CampaignAmerican Civil War







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