Test Your Knowledge About The 15th Pennsylvania Calvary

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Test Your Knowledge About The 15th Pennsylvania Calvary

It is also known as the Anderson Cavalry and the 160th Volunteers. It was a 3-year Cavalry regiment in the Union Army, during the American civil war and it was very useful to the troops during battling. How much do you know about this cavalry? Would you take the chance to pass our quiz?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    When was this regiment formed?
    • A. 

      In 1850

    • B. 

      In 1845

    • C. 

      In 1862

    • D. 

      In 1870

  • 2. 
    In how many battles was this regiment used?
    • A. 

      4

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      1

  • 3. 
    Who had once commanded this Cavalry?
    • A. 

      Abraham Lincoln

    • B. 

      Lt. Baron Dukes

    • C. 

      Col.William. Jackson Palmer.

    • D. 

      General Lee

  • 4. 
    Who did this unit supposedly report to?
    • A. 

      The Confederates

    • B. 

      The Unionists

    • C. 

      The Army of Cumberland.

    • D. 

      The US government.

  • 5. 
    What was the initial purpose of this unit?
    • A. 

      To assist with medicine.

    • B. 

      To perform escort, scouting, courier, etc.

    • C. 

      To bring food to the troops.

    • D. 

      To alert the troops when the rival Army advances.

  • 6. 
    How many men were recruited in that regiment?
    • A. 

      1000

    • B. 

      1200

    • C. 

      1500

    • D. 

      1700

  • 7. 
    What was the average age of the people recruited?
    • A. 

      20

    • B. 

      25

    • C. 

      18

    • D. 

      30

  • 8. 
    How many men died of diseases?
    • A. 

      1100

    • B. 

      103

    • C. 

      300

    • D. 

      500

  • 9. 
    When was it dismounted in 1863?
    • A. 

      On March 12th

    • B. 

      On February 7th

    • C. 

      On June 1st

    • D. 

      On August 10th

  • 10. 
    How many lives were lost during the war?
    • A. 

      50 enlisted men.

    • B. 

      100 enlisted men

    • C. 

      3 officers and 22 enlisted men.

    • D. 

      2 officers and 100 enlisted men.