''The Drummer Boy of Shiloh''

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2. Why does the author of "The Drummer Boy of Shiloh" say it is a "solemn night for a boy just turned fourteen"? (1 point)
The wind is full of whispers.
The army is camped near a church.
The boy will be in his first battle soon.
The boy does not like sleeping in a field.

3. In "The Drummer Boy of Shiloh," the author sets this story before instead of during a battle (1 point)
to show what the general does before a battle.
to describe how close together the two armies are camped.
to show how Joby learns to overcome his fear of the upcoming battle.
to describe the landscape before the battle damages it.

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