• 1. 
    What state did General Sherman march through in his famous March to the Sea?

  • Florida
  • Georgia
  • Virginia
  • South Carolina
  • 2. 
    During the march, the northern troops destroyed much of the industry in their path. This type of war is sometimes called:

  • Seek and Destroy
  • Shock and Awe
  • Scorched Earth
  • Burnt Path
  • 3. 
    Between what two southern cities did Sherman and his armies march?

  • Columbus and Charleston
  • Raleigh and Charlotte
  • Atlanta and Savannah
  • Augusta and Macon
  • 4. 
    What happened when Sherman and his troops arrived in Savannah?

  • The small army in Savannah fled and the mayor of the city surrendered without a fight.
  • They were met by the full force of the Confederate army and nearly lost the battle.
  • They were surrounded by Robert E. Lee`s troops and were soundly defeated.
  • They were out of food and nearly starved to death before reinforcements came from the north.
  • 5. 
    Where did the troops get food during the march?

  • They got their food from the land, taking food and crops from farmers along the way.
  • They didn`t have much food and nearly starved to death before they arrived at their destination.
  • They hunted in the forest for food and foraged for berries.
  • They brought all of their food with them in long wagon trains of supplies.
  • 6. 
    Which of the following did NOT happen as a result of Sherman`s march?

  • It made the Confederates so angry that they redoubled their efforts and nearly won the war.
  • The Confederates lost their will to continue to fight the Civil War.
  • The devastation to industry along the path of the march damaged the Confederate economy.
  • Lincoln`s popularity grew in the north so much that it helped him to be reelected as president.
  • 7. 
    Why did Sherman divide up his troops into four separate armies for the march?

  • To confuse the Confederate army.
  • All of the above.
  • To hide what city they were marching to.
  • By spreading out his forces they were able to find more food along the way.
  • 8. 
    What battle took place between Sherman`s forces and the Confederate army led by General John Hood before Sherman started his famous March to the Sea?

  • The Battle of Atlanta
  • The Battle of Antietam
  • The Battle of Gettysburg
  • The Battle of Georgia
  • 9. 
    What year did the march take place?

  • 1862
  • 1861
  • 1860
  • 1864
  • 10. 
    How much damage did the Northern troops do to the South?

  • None
  • $10 million
  • Around $1 million
  • $100 million
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