Based on the narrated map, select the correct response from each dropdown menu to complete the article.Our Union Boys Battle for the Mississippi RiverThe mighty Mississippi has long been thought to be one of the key waterways, not just of the country, but of this war. The battle to control it has been waged on many fronts but really picked up steam this past April when Captain Farragut’s fleet of ships took control ofNew Orleans and put the Confederate traitors on the run. As Farragut made his way upriver, winning battle after glorious battle, Captain Charles Davis came down from the northand seized Memphis In spite of this, full control of the river still eludes us. A well-placed source tells me that these two men are planning oncombining their forces next month at Vicksburg. If successful, such a move could bring about a hasty end to the war. After all, having full control of the Mississippi woulddivide the Confederate army in two . One can only hope and pray that these men are up to the task..Points:1 / 1Close ExplanationExplanation:In April 1862, David Farragut captured New Orleans—the South’s largest port on the Gulf of Mexico andlargest city—with several ships and about 15,000 soldiers. Throughout that spring, he made his way upthe Mississippi River and took Baton Rouge and Natchez. In June of that year, Charles Davis took Memphis and tried to make his way south to meet up with Farragut’s men. They converged on Vicksburg but were defeated. Confederate forces drove Farragut back down the river to Port Hudson, leaving a portion of the Mississippi River between Vicksburg and Port Hudson in Confederate hands. The Union continued to fight to gain control of the Mississippi River; after months of additional battles and a siege of Vicksburg in the first part of 1863, the Union navy and army prevailed and successfully divided the Confederacy.After the military failure at Bull Run in 1861, Lincoln placed George B. McClellan in charge of the Union forces in the east. The Union strategy in the east continued to focus on capturing the Confederate capital of Richmond, Virginia. Imagine that you are Edwin M. Stanton, the U.S. Secretary of War in
1862. You are meeting with President Lincoln to discuss the failure of McClellan’s Peninsula Campaign.Based on the narrated map, select the correct response from each dropdown menu to complete the dialogue.STANTON: Well, it looks like General McClellan was unable tocapture Richmond and is retreating from Confederate forces. For a while there, it looked like it might work.PRESIDENT LINCOLN: Everything seemed to change once the rebels installedRobert E. Leeas the commander of their Virginia forces. Tell me, what do you think we did right and did wrong?