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American Civil War Battles in 1865 Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What happened at the Battle of Sailor's Creek?

Question 2 2. Before the Battle of Bentonville broke out, General Sherman's goal was to reach which of the following towns in North Carolina?

Question 3 3. Why was Lee willing to retreat from Richmond?

Question 4 4. Why did General Grant choose to attack Five Forks on March 31, 1865?

Question 5 5. Which of the following best characterizes the nature of Grant's terms of surrender?

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Question 6 6. How did the Confederate troops prepare to leave Richmond?

Question 7 7. On what date did General Johnston officially surrender to General Sherman?

Question 8 8. On what date did the Battle of Bentonville commence, and approximately how long did it last?

Question 9 9. The Battle of Bentonville was the final major battle in which theater of war during the Civil War?

Question 10 10. What did General Robert E. Lee do after leaving Petersburg and Richmond?

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Question 11 11. How did the Union troops treat the surrendering Confederates at the ceremony on April 12?

Question 12 12. Why was Richmond such a key city for both the Union and Confederacy?

Question 13 13. Who was placed in charge of the Army of Tennessee and instructed to prevent General Sherman from marching northward?

Question 14 14. Why were the citizens of Richmond angry enough to loot and riot on April 2, 1865?

Question 15 15. Why did Lee take so long to surrender to Grant?

American Civil War Battles in 1865 Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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