Test Your Intelligence On Civil War

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  • 1. 
    What city in Florida was founded as a colony for Union Civil War Veterans in 1909?
    • A. 

      St.Cloud, Florida

    • B. 

      Altoona, Florida

    • C. 

      Union Park, Florida

    • D. 

      Gifford, Florida

  • 2. 
    Which of the following Presidents did not fight in the American Civil War?
    • A. 

      Rutherford B. Hayes

    • B. 

      William McKinley

    • C. 

      James A. Garfield

    • D. 

      Grover Cleveland

  • 3. 
    Who was the only person executed as a result of war crimes committed during the American Civil War?
    • A. 

      Nathan Bedford Forest

    • B. 

      Thomas 'Stonewall' Jackson

    • C. 

      Henry Wirz

    • D. 

      Robert E. Lee

  • 4. 
    What Civil War warrior turned down Lincoln's offer to command the U.S. Army?
    • A. 

      Andrew Jackson

    • B. 

      Stonewall Jackson

    • C. 

      Ulysses S. Grant

    • D. 

      Robert E. Lee

  • 5. 
    Which famous industrialist was a surgeon during the American Civil War?
    • A. 

      Anson Goodyear

    • B. 

      John Rockefeller

    • C. 

      Henry Ford

    • D. 

      Benjamin Goodrich

  • 6. 
    What manufacturer made a repeating rifle used by both sides during the Civil War?
    • A. 

      Alfred Nobel

    • B. 

      Robert Remington

    • C. 

      Samuel Colt

    • D. 

      Oliver Winchester

  • 7. 
    Which President accepted slavery, but refused to secede from the Union during the Civil War?
    • A. 

      Thomas Jefferson

    • B. 

      James Madison

    • C. 

      Andrew Johnson

    • D. 

      Andrew Jackson

  • 8. 
    In which Civil War battle was Stonewall Jackson shot by his own men?
    • A. 

      Fredericksburg

    • B. 

      Gettysburg

    • C. 

      Chancellorsville

    • D. 

      Champion's Hill

  • 9. 
    The bloodiest single day battle in the U.S. Civil War was?
    • A. 

      Antietam

    • B. 

      1st Bull Run

    • C. 

      Gettysburg

    • D. 

      Fredericksburg

  • 10. 
    Who was the only civilian killed during the American Civil War battle of Gettysburg?
    • A. 

      Jennie Wade

    • B. 

      William Smith

    • C. 

      Barnabas Howard

    • D. 

      Margaret Potter

  • 11. 
    How many times did Rutherford B. Hayes have his horse shot out from under him while serving in the Union army during the Civil War?
    • A. 

      Four

    • B. 

      Twice

    • C. 

      Once

    • D. 

      Five

  • 12. 
    Civil War photos were taken from the back of horse-drawn wagons and were called what?
    • A. 

      Tintypes

    • B. 

      Ambrotypes

    • C. 

      Daguerreotypes

    • D. 

      Carte-De-Visite

  • 13. 
    Which of the following border states joined the Confederacy during the Civil War?
    • A. 

      West Virginia, Tennessee, Arkansas

    • B. 

      Virginia, North Carolina, Kentucky

    • C. 

      Virginia, North Carolina, Tennessee

    • D. 

      Virginia, Maryland, North Carolina

  • 14. 
    What cheese did the Union ban after the American Civil War?
    • A. 

      Xanadu cheese

    • B. 

      Waterloo cheese

    • C. 

      Mozzarella cheese

    • D. 

      Cheddar cheese

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