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Question 1: "Probably no civilian of his time was more deeply versed in the annals of war." Stonewall Jackson and ________ frequently commented on their conversations with Taylor.
Richard S. EwellJohn F. ReynoldsJ.E.B. StuartJames Longstreet

Question 2: From ________, Taylor marched his army up to Richmond, Louisiana.
Monroe, LouisianaBossier City, LouisianaAlexandria, LouisianaShreveport, Louisiana

Question 3: These clashes were fought against Union Major General Nathaniel P. Banks for control of the Bayou Teche region in southern ________ and his ultimate objective of Siege of Port Hudson.
United StatesLouisianaArkansasMississippi

Question 4: On April 8, 1864, Taylor was promoted to lieutenant general, despite having asked to be relieved because of his distrust of his superior in the campaign, General ________.
Braxton BraggJoseph E. JohnstonEdmund Kirby SmithAmerican Civil War

Question 5: Another reason for sending Taylor to Louisiana was attacks of ________ which would leave him crippled for days at a time.
Coeliac diseaseReactive arthritisSystemic lupus erythematosusRheumatoid arthritis

Question 6: He was first affiliated with the Whig Party, then the American (________) Party, and then finally the Democratic Party.
Democratic Party (United States)Know NothingGreen Party (United States)Republican Party (United States)

Question 7: A ________ soldier wrote down all that occurred:
New HampshireMassachusettsMaineVermont

Question 8: ________'s old hats and coats, belt-swords-and, in fact, every old relic he had is worn about camp.
Jefferson DavisAbraham LincolnWinfield ScottZachary Taylor

Question 9: It was while he was serving there that Taylor was appointed Colonel of the 9th Louisiana Infantry, and served at the ________.
Battle of ChancellorsvilleJackson's Valley CampaignEastern Theater of the American Civil WarFirst Battle of Bull Run

Question 10: I have one letter of his own hand-writing, and many from ________ William Learned Marcy, some from Gen.
United StatesUnited KingdomPope John Paul IISecretary of State







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