American Civil War Battles in 1861 Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Why was the Battle of Belmont considered a mixed success for the Union?

Question 2 2. What name did Southerners have for the First Battle of Bull Run?

Question 3 3. Which statement correctly analyzes the Union army in 1861?

Question 4 4. Which of the following was NOT a challenge for the Union army during the Battle of Ball's Bluff?

Question 5 5. During the Battle of Belmont, while Grant and his troops were fighting at Fort Johnson, what else was happening at the same time?

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Question 6 6. In the Battle of Belmont, how many troops did Grant bring from Illinois into Missouri?

Question 7 7. Of the following, who was NOT a Confederate general at the First Battle of Bull Run?

Question 8 8. About how many soldiers in TOTAL were killed after the Battle of Belmont?

Question 9 9. On which date was the First Battle of Bull Run fought?

Question 10 10. Which of the following was a mistake made by the Union army during the Battle of Ball's Bluff?

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Question 11 11. From where did Joseph Johnston's army travel via rail to reach the Bull Run battlefield just in time to help achieve a Confederate victory?

Question 12 12. In the Battle of Belmont, Grant brought Union troops from Iowa and which other state?

Question 13 13. After the First Battle of Bull Run, Irvin McDowell was removed from his command. Which general replaced him?

Question 14 14. Why did General McCllelan want Union soldiers to make a disturbance on the North side of the Potomac?

Question 15 15. At the First Battle of Bull Run, Confederate Brigadier General Thomas Jonathan Jackson received his famous nickname 'Stonewall' Jackson when a fellow Confederate general exhorted his men to follow Jackson's example, exclaiming 'there stands Jackson like a stone wall!' Which General was it who said those words?

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Question 16 16. When was the Second Battle of Bull Run fought?

Question 17 17. How did Republicans react to the Battle of Ball's Bluff?

American Civil War Battles in 1861 Chapter Exam Instructions

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