American Civil War Quiz

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American Civil War Quiz

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  • 1. 
    When was the First Battle of Bull Run fought on?
    • A. 

      July 1, 1861

    • B. 

      April 30, 1863

    • C. 

      June 25, 1862

    • D. 

      May 5, 1861

  • 2. 
    Who was the victor inthe Battle of Fort Henry?
    • A. 

      Inconclusive

    • B. 

      Union victory

    • C. 

      Confederate victory

    • D. 

      Inconclusive (Union strategic victory)

  • 3. 
    Where was the Battle of Fort Donelson fought?
    • A. 

      Malvern Hill

    • B. 

      Washington County

    • C. 

      Hardin County

    • D. 

      Stewart County

  • 4. 
    What was the Battle of Shiloh also known as?
    • A. 

      Marye's Heights

    • B. 

      Sharpsburg

    • C. 

      Pittsburgh Landing

    • D. 

      French's Field

  • 5. 
    How many battles were fought in the Seven Day's Battle?
    • A. 

      9

    • B. 

      7

    • C. 

      6

    • D. 

      4

  • 6. 
    Who was the Union principal commander at the Second Battle of Bull Run?
    • A. 

      Major General John Pope

    • B. 

      Major General Ulysses S. Grant

    • C. 

      General Robert E. Lee

    • D. 

      Major General Edwin Sumner

  • 7. 
    Where was the Battle of Antietam fought?
    • A. 

      Adams County

    • B. 

      Catoosa County

    • C. 

      Washington County

    • D. 

      Hardin County

  • 8. 
    What battle was also known as Marye's Heights?
    • A. 

      Seven Day's Battle

    • B. 

      Battle of Fredericksburg

    • C. 

      Battle of Chancellorsville

    • D. 

      Battle of Antietam

  • 9. 
    When was the Battle of Chancellorsville fought?
    • A. 

      May 18 - July 4, 1863

    • B. 

      May 5 - 7 1862

    • C. 

      April 30 - May 6, 1863

    • D. 

      June 25, 1862

  • 10. 
    Who was the principal commander of the Confederate army in the Siege of Vicksburg?
    • A. 

      Major General Ulysses S. Grant

    • B. 

      Lt. Gen. John C. Pemberton

    • C. 

      Major General Thomas J. Jackson

    • D. 

      General Robert E. Lee

  • 11. 
    Who was the victor of the Battle of Gettysburg?
    • A. 

      Union

    • B. 

      Confederate

    • C. 

      Considered a tactical draw

    • D. 

      Inconclusive

  • 12. 
    Where was the Battle of Chickamauga fought?
    • A. 

      Henrico and Hardin Counties

    • B. 

      Catoosa and Walker Counties

    • C. 

      Adams County

    • D. 

      Fulton County

  • 13. 
    Who was the Union principal commander of the Battle of Chattanooga?
    • A. 

      Col. D. H. Hill

    • B. 

      Col. John T. Wilder

    • C. 

      Major General Ulysses S. Grant

    • D. 

      Major General George G. Meade

  • 14. 
    When was the Battle of Wilderness fought on?
    • A. 

      June 29, 1863

    • B. 

      September 18 - 20, 1864

    • C. 

      August 21, 1863

    • D. 

      May 5 - 7, 1864

  • 15. 
    How long was the was the Battle of Spotsylvania?
    • A. 

      Five hours

    • B. 

      Two weeks

    • C. 

      One month

    • D. 

      Three days

  • 16. 
    Who was declared the victor of the Battle of Cold Harbor?
    • A. 

      Inconclusive

    • B. 

      Union

    • C. 

      Confederacy

    • D. 

      Inconclusive (Grant continued offensive)

  • 17. 
    Who was the Union principal commanders of the Siege of Petersburg?
    • A. 

      Lt. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant and Maj. Gen. George G. Meade

    • B. 

      Maj. Gen. William T. Sherman and Lt. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant

    • C. 

      Maj. Gen. George B. McClellan and Maj. Gen. John Pope

    • D. 

      Maj. Gen. John Pope and Maj. Gen. Edwin Sumner

  • 18. 
    What battle was also known as the Passing of Forts Morgan and Gaines?
    • A. 

      Antietam

    • B. 

      Atlanta

    • C. 

      Mobile Bay

    • D. 

      Seven Day's Battle

  • 19. 
    Where was the Battle of Atlanta fought at?
    • A. 

      Henrico County

    • B. 

      Fulton County

    • C. 

      Hamilton County

    • D. 

      Spotsylvania County

  • 20. 
    When was the Battle of Nashville fought on?
    • A. 

      December 15 - 16, 1864

    • B. 

      July 22, 1864

    • C. 

      July 1 - 3, 1863

    • D. 

      May 5 - 7 1863