American Civil War

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Test your knowledge of the bloodiest conflict in American History

  • 1
    What were the first and last state to secede from the Union?
    North Carolina/Alabama
    South Carolina/Tennessee
  • 2
    Who said, “There is Jackson standing like a stonewall! Rally behind the Virginians!” (and thereby giving General Jackson his famous nickname.)?
    Robert E. Lee
    Abraham Lincoln
    George S. Meade
    General Barnard Bee
    Jefferson Davis
  • 3
    In what battle was Stonewall Jackson accidentally shot by his own men?
    2nd Manassas
  • 4
    What Union general was called “Little Napoleon”?
    Ulysses S. Grant
    Daniel Sickles
    George McClellan
    Gouverneur K. Warren
    Joe Hooker
  • 5
    Who presided over the surrender ceremony at Appomattox?
    General George S. Meade
    General William T. Sherman
    Abraham Lincoln
    General Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain
    General Ulysses S. Grant
  • 6
    Who commanded the Army of Northern Virginia from 1862 to the end of the war?
    William Rosecrans
    Stonewall Jackson
    Albert Sydney Johnston
    Joe Johnston
    Robert E. Lee
  • 7
    Who said, “Come on boys! Give them the cold steel! Who will follow me?”
    George Pickett
    Joshua L. Chamberlain
    Dick Ewell
    Isaac Trimble
    Lewis Armistead
  • 8
    On what date was West Virginia admitted into the Union?
    December 21, 1861
    October 24, 1861
    July 4, 1862
    June 2, 1862
    June 20, 1863
  • 9
    Who was the President of the Confederacy?
    Jefferson Davis
    Robert E. Lee
    Thomas Jefferson
    Abraham Lincoln
    Edwin Stanton
  • 10
    What was the nickname of the General Winfield Scott’s plan to defeat the Confederacy?
    The Anaconda Plan
    Operation Sea Lion
    Scott's Great Snake
    Union Blockade
    Operation Barbarossa
  • 11
    What Union Cavalry general was key in holding the initial Union position at Gettysburg on July 1, 1863?
    John Reynolds
    Strong Vincent
    Winfield Scott Hancock
    Henry Heth
    John Buford
  • 12
    After Stonewall Jackson’s death in May 1863, his II Corp was divided into two corps, with James Longstreet retaining command of the I Corp. What two generals were given command of the new II and III Corps?
    John Bell Hood and Dick Ewell
    George Pickett and Jimmy Kemper
    Isaas Trimble and Joseph Pettigrew
    AP Hill and John Bell Hood
    AP Hill and Dick Ewell
  • 13
    What Virginian town changed hands 73 times during the war?
    Harper's Ferry
  • 14
    Who commanded the Army of the Potomac during the Battle of Fredericksburg in December 1862?
    Ambrose Burnside
    George McClellan
    Robert E. Lee
    George S. Meade
    Joe Hooker
  • 15
    Referring to the ill fated Pickett’s Charge at Gettysburg, what Confederate General said, “If the men I had the honor of commanding that day could not take that position, all hell couldn’t take it.”
    George Pickett
    John Bell Hood
    Winfield Scott Hancock
    Jimmy Kemper
    Isaac Trimble
  • 16
    The city of Vicksburg fell to Union forces on what day?
    July 4, 1863
    December 13, 1862
    Trick Question- Vicksburg never fell to Union hands
    September 17, 1862
    April 9, 1865
  • 17
    Who commanded Confederate forces that attacked Fort Sumter?
    Pierre Beauregard
    Stonewall Jackson
    Joe Johnston
    Robert Anderson
    Roberrt E. Lee
  • 18
    Who led Union forces on the “March to the Sea “ through Georgia?
    John Reynolds
    Ulysses S. Grant
    William T. Sherman
    James Longstreet
    Ambrose Burnside
  • 19
    What was the single bloodiest day of the War?
    Fall of Fort Sumter
    Battle of Chickamagua
    Battle of Chattanooga
    Battle of Antietam
    Battle of Gettysburg
  • 20
    Who assassinated Abraham Lincoln?
    Lee Harvey Oswald
    Ozzy Osbourne
    William Jefferson Clinton
    John Wilkes Booth
    Nathan Bedford Forrester

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