Confederate & Union Generals of the Civil War


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By the end of the Civil War, who was the main general in charge of Union forces?

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1. By the end of the Civil War, who was the main general in charge of Confederate forces?

2. Which of these generals fought for the Union?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

What do you know about the generals in the Union and Confederate armies during the Civil War? Find out by answering questions on the top Union general at the end of the war, among other topics.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll be quizzed on the following:

  • Another important Union general during the war
  • Nathan Bedford Forrest's actions after the Civil War
  • A general who was killed during the war

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on Union and Confederate generals in the Civil War
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about one of the Union generals in the war and a general who was killed
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding what Nathan Bedford Forrest was known for once the war was over

Additional Learning

Feel free to learn more about the war with the lesson named Confederate & Union Generals of the Civil War. Follow along with these study points:

  • Surrender of the Confederate forces at Appomattox Courthouse in 1865
  • 'Hard War' tactics from the Union
  • Major General George B. McClellan and his war-time contributions
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