Test Your Knowledge About Civil War

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  • 1. 
    What is the significance of the town of Winchester, Virginia during the Civil War?
    • A. 

      It Changed Hands 76 Times During The War

    • B. 

      It Contained The Gold Reserve Of The South

    • C. 

      It Is Where Jefferson Davis Surrendered

    • D. 

      It Is Where Lincoln Visited A Hospital

  • 2. 
    What nickname was given to General Ulysses S. Grant's during the end of the Civil War?
    • A. 

      Death To The Confederacy

    • B. 

      Rail-Splitter

    • C. 

      Unconditional Surrender

    • D. 

      Tenth Muse

  • 3. 
    What were Pook Turtles in the U.S. Civil War?
    • A. 

      Orderly Retreat From A Battlefield

    • B. 

      Slow Moving Attacks That Fall Apart

    • C. 

      Trenches Designed To Slow Advancing Troops

    • D. 

      Boats Designed By Samuel Pook

  • 4. 
    What town did Confederates burn on July 30, 1864, during the U.S. Civil War?
    • A. 

      Seymour, Indiana

    • B. 

      Chambersburg, Pennsylvania

    • C. 

      Carbondale, Illinois

    • D. 

      Danville, Illinois

  • 5. 
    Who was Johnny Clem during the U.S. Civil War?
    • A. 

      The Johnny In The Song When Johnny Comes Marching Home Again

    • B. 

      Young Lad Of 9 Years Old Who Became A Drummer In The Shiloh Campaign

    • C. 

      A Spy For The South Who Passed Himself Off As A Child

    • D. 

      Lincoln's Nephew Who Died At Andersonville

  • 6. 
    What were General Sherman's hairpins during the U.S. Civil War?
    • A. 

      Numerous Turns Taken Across The South By Sherman's Troops

    • B. 

      Nickname For Prostitutes Who Followed Sherman's Army

    • C. 

      Small Daggers Worn By Sherman's Men

    • D. 

      Railroad Tracks Bent Around Trees

  • 7. 
    What was the Whistling Dick in the U.S. Civil War?
    • A. 

      Nickname For General Richard Lucien Page

    • B. 

      Description Given To Sherman's March To The Sea

    • C. 

      Name Of Torpedo Used By The Confederacy

    • D. 

      18 Pounder Cannon Used By The Confederacy

  • 8. 
    What translated into "oil of gladness" in the Civil War?
    • A. 

      Aid From Nurses

    • B. 

      Blood Spilled In Puddles

    • C. 

      Alcoholic Beverages

    • D. 

      Slang Term For Punishment

  • 9. 
    Which Union general was known as "Old Fuss and Feathers" during the Civil War?
    • A. 

      Benjamin Butler

    • B. 

      Winfield Scott

    • C. 

      John Clem

    • D. 

      George Custer

  • 10. 
    What was "cush" in the Civil War?
    • A. 

      Men Back Home Out Of Service

    • B. 

      Nickname Of General John Bell Hood

    • C. 

      Nickname For Spy Pauline Cushman

    • D. 

      A Confederate Stew

  • 11. 
    What was "Pop Skull" in the U.S. Civil War?
    • A. 

      Slang Term For A Rout

    • B. 

      Contraband Liquor For Confederates

    • C. 

      Breastworks Near Cincinnati

    • D. 

      Nickname For General Custer

  • 12. 
    Who were the "Goober Grabbers" in the U.S. Civil War?
    • A. 

      Name For Quantrill's Raiders

    • B. 

      Name For Sherman's Army That Marched To The Sea

    • C. 

      Name For Mosby's Raiders

    • D. 

      Troops From Georgia

  • 13. 
    What happened to the Confederate ship Planter in the U.S. Civil War?
    • A. 

      Transported The Gold Reserves Of The Confederacy

    • B. 

      Was Sunk By The U.S. Navy Of The Cost Of Brazil

    • C. 

      Sunk In A Storm Near Cape Hatteras

    • D. 

      Captured By Slaves And Turned Over To The U.S. Navy

  • 14. 
    What state's buttons had the Palmetto tree on them in the U.S. Civil War?
    • A. 

      North Carolina

    • B. 

      Florida

    • C. 

      South Carolina

    • D. 

      Georgia

  • 15. 
    What did the 89th Illinois Regiment consist of during the U.S. Civil War?
    • A. 

      Railroad Employees

    • B. 

      Plumbers And Carpenters

    • C. 

      Chicago Restaurant Workers

    • D. 

      Nurses

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