The Fight for Tennessee: Battles at Chickamauga, Chattanooga & Knoxville


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Why was Chattanooga significant to both the Union and Confederate war efforts?

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1. How was Rosecrans able to conquer Chattanooga?

2. Why is the name 'Chickamauga' apt for the battle which took place there?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of the various battles in Tennessee during the Civil War. You'll be assessed on your knowledge of important generals and battles from the war.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on your understanding of the following:

  • Significance of Chattanooga to both sides in the war
  • Union general at Chickamauga
  • Location of Confederate headquarters during the siege of Chattanooga
  • Outcome of the Tennessee campaign

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related history lesson
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the Civil War
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to identify the Union general who led his troops in the attack near Chattanooga

Additional Learning

To learn more about history, review the accompanying lesson titled The Fight for Tennessee: Battles at Chickamauga, Chattanooga & Knoxville. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Learn about the Union campaign to take Tennessee
  • Understand the strategies of both sides
  • Know important battles and generals