History Of Civil War

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  • 1. 
    Which Civil War general were sideburns named for?
    • A. 

      General Lee From Virginia

    • B. 

      General Burnsides From Rhode Island

    • C. 

      General Longstreet From Virginia

    • D. 

      General Grant From Illinois

  • 2. 
    Which General led the famous march to the sea during the Civil War?
    • A. 

      General Grant

    • B. 

      General Sherman

    • C. 

      General Jackson

    • D. 

      General Pickett

  • 3. 
    What Union General took Atlanta in the Civil War?
    • A. 

      Phil Sheridan

    • B. 

      Robert E. Lee

    • C. 

      William T. Sherman

    • D. 

      Ulysses S. Grant

  • 4. 
    During the Civil War, who was the President of the South?
    • A. 

      Robert E. Lee

    • B. 

      Jeb Stuart

    • C. 

      Nathan Forrest

    • D. 

      Jefferson Davis

  • 5. 
    In what state were the most major battles of the American Civil War fought?
    • A. 

      Virginia

    • B. 

      Tennessee

    • C. 

      Georgia

    • D. 

      Florida

  • 6. 
    What were the names of the first two ironclads to do battle during the U.S. Civil War?
    • A. 

      Lincoln And Dixie

    • B. 

      Hornet And Constitution

    • C. 

      Maryland And Scoundrel

    • D. 

      Monitor And Merrimac

  • 7. 
    What former U. S. Vice President was a Confederate general in the American Civil War?
    • A. 

      George Mifflin Dallas

    • B. 

      Richard Mentor Johnson

    • C. 

      William Rufus Devane King

    • D. 

      John C. Breckinridge

  • 8. 
    In which century was the U.S. Civil War?
    • A. 

      17th

    • B. 

      21st

    • C. 

      19th

    • D. 

      14th

  • 9. 
    When did Mathew Brady photograph the U.S. Civil War?
    • A. 

      1916

    • B. 

      1949

    • C. 

      1864

    • D. 

      1984

  • 10. 
    What year did the U.S. Civil War begin?
    • A. 

      1962

    • B. 

      1861

    • C. 

      1987

    • D. 

      1912

  • 11. 
    Who was a famous Confederate General during the Civil War?
    • A. 

      Robert E. Lee

    • B. 

      Thomas Jefferson

    • C. 

      Benjamin Franklin

    • D. 

      George Washington

  • 12. 
    Where was the first shot of the Civil War fired?
    • A. 

      Fort Sumter, SC

    • B. 

      New York, NY

    • C. 

      Washington, DC

    • D. 

      San Francisco, CA

  • 13. 
    What Virginia city was the capital of the Confederacy during the Civil War?
    • A. 

      Cleveland

    • B. 

      Columbus

    • C. 

      Atlanta

    • D. 

      Richmond

  • 14. 
    Which of these is a Civil War battle site located in Pennsylvania?
    • A. 

      Gettysburg

    • B. 

      Sumter

    • C. 

      Atlanta

    • D. 

      Appomattox

  • 15. 
    Confederate Civil War General P.G.T. Beauregard's initial's stood for?
    • A. 

      Pontifer Gurrere Tomas

    • B. 

      Paulus Grover Thomas

    • C. 

      Pierre Gustav Toutant

    • D. 

      Percy Grant Torrence

  • 16. 
    In which Civil War battle did "Pickett's Charge" occur?
    • A. 

      Bull Run

    • B. 

      Gettysburg

    • C. 

      Battle Of The Wilderness

    • D. 

      Siege On Vicksburg

  • 17. 
    During the Civil War, who was a 12-pound gun nicknamed for?
    • A. 

      Lincoln

    • B. 

      George Washington

    • C. 

      Caesar

    • D. 

      Napoleon

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