The Ultimate Quiz On Civil War

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Civil War Quizzes & Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who was known as the "Photographer of the Confederacy" in the U.S. Civil War?
    • A. 

      Pendleton Murrah

    • B. 

      Beriah Magoffin

    • C. 

      Henry Foote

    • D. 

      George Cook

  • 2. 
    What were "Shinplasters" in the U.S. Civil War?
    • A. 

      Low-Denomination Confederate Money

    • B. 

      Particles Of Explosives That Caused Severe Injuries

    • C. 

      Nickname Of The Men Of The 54th Massachusetts Unit

    • D. 

      Black Marketeers In Richmond

  • 3. 
    In the U.S. Civil War, what was the specialty of the Confederate hospital in Kingston, Georgia?
    • A. 

      Photographing Wounds

    • B. 

      Wounded Generals

    • C. 

      Amputations

    • D. 

      Men Infected With Venereal Disease

  • 4. 
    What was the "Imboden Raid" in the U.S. Civil War?
    • A. 

      The Hijacking Of A Southern Locomotive By Union Troops

    • B. 

      A Raid By Confederate Soldiers Into Vermont

    • C. 

      Raid Led By General John Imboden To Secure Livestock For The Starving Confederate Army

    • D. 

      Breakout Of Confederate Prisoners From Union Prisoner Of War Camps

  • 5. 
    What U.S. Civil War battle did Virginia Military Institute Cadets play a prominent role in?
    • A. 

      Battle Of Gettysburg

    • B. 

      Battle Of New Market

    • C. 

      Battle Of Chicorey

    • D. 

      Battle Of Spotsylvania

  • 6. 
    What Union General made off with the table where Lee and Grant signed the terms of surrender of the U.S. Civil War?
    • A. 

      General Grant

    • B. 

      General Custer

    • C. 

      General Burnsides

    • D. 

      General Doubleday

  • 7. 
    What were "Shebangs" in the U.S. Civil War?
    • A. 

      Crude Huts That Held Prisoners

    • B. 

      Slang Term For Camp Prostitutes

    • C. 

      Nickname Of Men Under The Command Of General Custer

    • D. 

      A Term For Confederate Female Spies

  • 8. 
    Where was the Fort Warren Union Prison Camp located in the U.S. Civil War?
    • A. 

      Indianapolis, Indiana

    • B. 

      Boston, Massachusetts

    • C. 

      Columbus, Ohio

    • D. 

      New York City

  • 9. 
    What was the infamous "Nero" during the U.S. Civil War?
    • A. 

      A Captain Who Shot Black Soldiers At Fort Pillow

    • B. 

      A Dog Used At A Prison In Richmond To Intimidate Prisoners

    • C. 

      A Commandant Of Elmira Prison In New York Known For His Cruelty

    • D. 

      A Hangman Of Lincoln Conspirators

  • 10. 
    Andersonville was the most notorious prison in the South, but what was the most notorious prison in the North in the U.S. Civil War?
    • A. 

      Fort Warren,Boston

    • B. 

      Elmira Prison, New York

    • C. 

      Point Lookuot,Maryland

    • D. 

      Camp Douglass, Chicago

  • 11. 
    What was unusual about the body guards of Confederate General Albert Pike in the U.S. Civil War?
    • A. 

      They Were All Native American Indians

    • B. 

      They Were All Freed Slaves

    • C. 

      They Were All Clergymen

    • D. 

      They All Had Amputations

  • 12. 
    During the U.S. Civil War, what Confederate song began with, "We are a band of brothers and native to the soil"?
    • A. 

      The Bonnie Blue Flag

    • B. 

      Dixie

    • C. 

      Just Before The Battle, Mother

    • D. 

      Tramp, Tramp, Tramp

  • 13. 
    What was Grant's "General Order #11" in the U.S. Civil War?
    • A. 

      That All Cotton In The Western Sector Shall Be Burned

    • B. 

      Freed Slaves May Join A Special All Colored Regiment

    • C. 

      Said All Gold In Mississippi And Arkansas Shall Be Confiscated

    • D. 

      Demanded Removal Of All Jews From The Union's Western Sector

  • 14. 
    What U.S. Civil War figure penned the book, "Memoirs of Service Afloat"?
    • A. 

      James Waddell

    • B. 

      John Dahlgren

    • C. 

      Raphael Semmes

    • D. 

      David Farragut

  • 15. 
    Who was Confederate President Jefferson Davis' biggest political enemy during the U.S. Civil War?
    • A. 

      Simon Baruch

    • B. 

      Henry Heth

    • C. 

      Judah Benjamin

    • D. 

      Henry Foote

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