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American Civil War Battles in 1864 Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Who was in charge of the Confederate Navy for most of the Battle of Mobile Bay?

Question 2 2. How did the 1862 Valley Campaign compare to the 1864 Valley Campaign?

Question 3 3. Why did Sherman undertake the March to the Sea?

Question 4 4. Which general was in charge of the failed Union attack on Petersburg on June 15, 1864?

Question 5 5. How did Confederate generals compare between the 1862 and 1864 Valley Campaigns?

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Question 6 6. How did the Battle of Cold Harbor begin?

Question 7 7. In the fall of 1864 the Confederate Army in the west _____.

Question 8 8. How did the Battle of Cold Harbor affect the North?

Question 9 9. Where did Sherman head after capturing Atlanta?

Question 10 10. Which of the following statements is true about the events at Petersburg, VA?

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Question 11 11. What was slightly unusual about General William T. Sherman's pattern of attack and movement during the march to Atlanta?

Question 12 12. What was the primary difference between Union and Confederate troops in the western theatre in the spring of 1864?

Question 13 13. How did fighting in the Wilderness affect the battle between the Union and Confederate?

Question 14 14. Who was Lincoln's Democratic opponent in the election of 1864?

Question 15 15. Which of the following best describes Grant's plan for winning the war?

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Question 16 16. How long was the Battle of Spotsylvania?

Question 17 17. What made the Confederate mule shoe so effective?

Question 18 18. How were Union troops able to win the Battle of Nashville?

Question 19 19. How did General William T. Sherman plan to capture Atlanta?

Question 20 20. How did the Confederate loss at the Battle of Nashville affect southern troops?

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Question 21 21. Why was Cold Harbor, Virginia an important location for the Union?

Question 22 22. Why might the Confederates have considered themselves victorious in the Battle of the Wilderness?

Question 23 23. What was General Hood's motivation for attacking Sherman's supply line?

Question 24 24. Which best characterizes the March to the Sea?

Question 25 25. Which of the following statements is true?

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Question 26 26. Why did General William T. Sherman want to capture Atlanta?

Question 27 27. Why did General Grant take his troops to the Wilderness in the spring of 1864?

Question 28 28. What was LIKELY the reason Grant decided to order a heavy artillery bombardment on Petersburg on April 2, 1865?

Question 29 29. Why did the Union want to capture Mobile Bay?

Question 30 30. 'It was not war. It was murder.' refers to:

American Civil War Battles in 1864 Chapter Exam Instructions

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