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mules or horses to replace the jaded animals of their trains, or to serve as pack-mules for the regiments or bridges. In all foraging, of whatever kind, the parties engaged will refrain from abusive or threatening language, and may, where the officer in command thinks proper, give written certificates of the facts, but no receipts, and they will endeavor to leave with each family a reasonable portion for their maintenance. VII. Negroes who are able-bodied and can be of service to the several columns may be taken along, but each army commander will bear in mind that the question of supplies is a very important one and that his first duty is to see to those who bear arms. — William T. Sherman, Military Division of the Mississippi Special Field Order 120, November 9, 1864 Answer the questions. QUESTIONS ANSWERS 1. Vocabulary: Use textual evidence and define discreet as used in this document. secretive2. Vocabulary: Use textual evidence and define unmolested as used in this document. its untouchable3. Phrase: Use textual evidence and explain the use of reasonable portion for their maintenance as used in this document. it sounds like rationing where they take what they need
4. Evaluation: Read the lines highlighted in yellow. What factors do you deduce might have influenced an army commander’s severity of enforcement to this statement?
5. Analysis: Analyze the statement highlighted in blue, i.e. Why would Sherman have made this statement differing between the wealthy and poor? Does this statement show a prejudice or preconceived notion on his part?

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