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Primary Source: Articles of Agreement Relating to the Surrender of the Army of Northern Virginia

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Why would the Union have entrusted Confederate officers to keep their sidearms and escort their men home?

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1. Why might the Union army specifically want the Confederate soldiers to surrender their flags?

2. Why would receipts be issued for the Union transportation of officers' baggage?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

While studying the Articles of Agreement Relating to the Surrender of the Army of Northern Virginia, find out how much you understand with help from this short quiz and worksheet. Questions gauge your ability to analyze topics like the Union entrusting Confederate officers to keep their sidearms, use of receipts for Union transportation of officers' baggage and use of private horses by the Confederacy.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Check your knowledge of the following using this quiz and worksheet:

  • Reason the Union entrusted Confederate officers to keep their sidearms and escort their men home
  • Why the Union army wanted the Confederate soldiers to surrender their flags
  • Reason receipts were issued for the Union transportation of officers' baggage
  • What the use of private horses by the Confederacy suggests
  • Why the surrender treaty did not address calvary and artillery who were not in the vicinity of the Appomattox Court House

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the Union's trust of the Confederate officers and requirement for them to surrender their flags
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question about the reason the Confederacy used private horses
  • Reading comprehension - read and pull essential information from the accompanying lesson covering the surrender of the Army of Northern Virginia

Additional Learning

Accompanying this quiz and worksheet is an engaging lesson called Primary Source: Articles of Agreement Relating to the Surrender of the Army of Northern Virginia. Study this lesson at your convenience to better understand the following:

  • Reason the Confederacy was unable to win the Civil War
  • Why Robert E. Lee surrendered to Ulysses S. Grant
  • Reason General Nathan Bedford Forrest chose to surrender
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