Civil War History Quiz! Trivia Facts

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Civil war history quiz trivia facts. This war lasted for four years and was mainly caused by the plan to abolish slavery as well as economic disputes. There are a lot of people who lost their lives, and most were previous slaves. Most slaves ran away and joined the union army to fight for the abolishment of slavery with zero skills when it comes to war. Think you know more about this war? What better way to prove it than ace this quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What was the capital of the Confederacy?
    • A. 

      Richmond, South Carolina

    • B. 

      Jacksonville, Kentucky

    • C. 

      Richmond, Virginia

    • D. 

      Jacksonville, Tennesee

  • 2. 
    Black Soldiers did all of the following EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      Manual labour for the army

    • B. 

      Active Combat

    • C. 

      Acting as servants for the white troops

  • 3. 
    The south had ___________ (better/worse) generals than the north.
  • 4. 
    The north had ________ (more/less) industry than the south.
  • 5. 
    What was the name of 2 Civil War Prison Camps?
    • A. 

      Camp Douglas

    • B. 

      Buchenwald

    • C. 

      Fort Sumter

    • D. 

      San Juan Hill

  • 6. 
    Robert E. Lee did not want to give up his ________ and family, so he joined the army.
  • 7. 
    What was the first major battle of the Civil War?
    • A. 

      Bison Sprint

    • B. 

      Gettysburg

    • C. 

      Vicksburg

    • D. 

      Bull Run

  • 8. 
    First two iorn clad ships?
    • A. 

      Merrimack

    • B. 

      USS Grant

    • C. 

      Montier

    • D. 

      Cartner

  • 9. 
    The city (and battle) of ________ controlled the entrance to the Mississippi.
  • 10. 
    What battle of the Civil War had the most single-day casualties than any other in United States history?
    • A. 

      Battle of Chancellorsville

    • B. 

      Battle of Chickamauga

    • C. 

      Battle of Gettysburg

    • D. 

      Battle of Antietam

  • 11. 
    Lincoln's primary goal was to:
    • A. 

      Free the slaves.

    • B. 

      Punish the succeeded states.

    • C. 

      Preserve the union.

    • D. 

      Go to Ford's Theater.

  • 12. 
    Lincoln's plan after the Civil War was called:
    • A. 

      Reconstruction

    • B. 

      Restoration

    • C. 

      Rebuilding

    • D. 

      Refurbishing

  • 13. 
    Who murdered Lincoln?
    • A. 

      Ben Gates

    • B. 

      John Wilkes Booth

    • C. 

      Mary Astor

    • D. 

      Lauren Shuda

  • 14. 
    What was the most famous Brigade from Wisconsin?
    • A. 

      Steel Brigade

    • B. 

      Metal Brigade

    • C. 

      Iorn Brigade

    • D. 

      Silver Brigade

  • 15. 
    What where Confederate troops scavenging for at Gettysburg?
    • A. 

      Superior Union Pistols

    • B. 

      Old Abe

    • C. 

      Gunpouder

    • D. 

      Shoes

    • E. 

      Socks

  • 16. 
    General Lee said he invaded the north before Gettysburg because...
    • A. 

      He needed supplies.

    • B. 

      He needed to head north for the Summer.

    • C. 

      France and Spain would support them.

    • D. 

      He needed a victory.

  • 17. 
    What two problems did General Lee encounter while invading?
    • A. 

      Death of Stonewall Jackson.

    • B. 

      Calvary missing.

    • C. 

      Lack of Supplies.

    • D. 

      Inclement Weather.

  • 18. 
    Who leads the Confederate charge at the center of the Union Line at Vicksburg?
    • A. 

      General Pickett

    • B. 

      Abe Lincoln

    • C. 

      Colonel Pickering

    • D. 

      Grant

  • 19. 
    Name of the Hill that was vital in the second day of fighting at Gettysburg?
    • A. 

      Big Flat Top

    • B. 

      Large Smooth Bottom

    • C. 

      San Juan Hill

    • D. 

      Little Round Peak

    • E. 

      Little Round Top

  • 20. 
    Union General at Vicksburg?
    • A. 

      Shaw

    • B. 

      Grant

    • C. 

      Jackson

    • D. 

      Lincoln

  • 21. 
    Siege at Vicksburg lasted...
    • A. 

      2 Weeks

    • B. 

      4 Weeks

    • C. 

      6 Weeks

    • D. 

      12 Weeks

  • 22. 
    The victory at _________ cut the Confederacy straight down the middle.
  • 23. 
    During the Wilderness, Spotsylvania, and Cold Harbour battles, how many Union troops died in less than a month?
    • A. 

      28,000

    • B. 

      32,000

    • C. 

      35,000

    • D. 

      40,000

  • 24. 
    Destroying property can also be called...
    • A. 

      Pillaging

    • B. 

      Borrowing

    • C. 

      Sharing

  • 25. 
    General Lee surrendered at ________ Courthouse.
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