The U.S. Civil War Quiz

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Match the Civil War Terms with the correct meanings.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What Union general was nicknamed "Spoons" during the U.S. Civil War?
    • A. 

      John Pope

    • B. 

      Ambrose Burnside

    • C. 

      Henry Abbott

    • D. 

      Benjamin Butler

  • 2. 
    What event happened to news reporter Edward Cropsey in the U.S. Civil War ?
    • A. 

      He Was Run Out Of General Meade's Camp

    • B. 

      He Was Killed While Interviewing General Grant

    • C. 

      He Was Shot As A Spy

    • D. 

      He Invented A New Type Of Bullet

  • 3. 
    Who was the first commander of the U.S. Army Signal Corps in the U.S. Civil War?
    • A. 

      Albert Meyer

    • B. 

      William Nicodemus

    • C. 

      John Wilder

    • D. 

      Paul Joseph Revere

  • 4. 
    What Union General was seriously injured during a Civil War portrait session?
    • A. 

      Ulysses S. Grant

    • B. 

      Henry Wager Halleck

    • C. 

      George Armstrong Custer

    • D. 

      Ambrose Burnside

  • 5. 
    Who was known as "Crazy Bet" in the U.S. Civil War?
    • A. 

      George Custer

    • B. 

      Nathan Banks

    • C. 

      Benjamin Butler

    • D. 

      Elizabeth Van Lew

  • 6. 
    Who was called the "Wizard of the Saddle" in the U.S. Civil War?
    • A. 

      John Mosby

    • B. 

      J.E.B. Stuart

    • C. 

      Nathan Bedford Forrest

    • D. 

      William Quantrill

  • 7. 
    Who was the last Confederate General to die from battle-related injuries in the U.S. Civil War?
    • A. 

      James Dearing

    • B. 

      Albert Johnson

    • C. 

      Patrick Cleburne

    • D. 

      Hiram Granbury

  • 8. 
    How was Confederate General Earl Van Dorn killed in the U.S. Civil War?
    • A. 

      Killed Trying To Capture Breastworks At Gettysburg

    • B. 

      Died In The Old Capital Prison During An Escape Attempt

    • C. 

      Shot To Death By A Civilian At His Own Headquarters

    • D. 

      Shot By His Own Troops Accidentally

  • 9. 
    Who was the Chief of Ordinance for the Confederacy in the U.S. Civil War?
    • A. 

      Josiah Gorgas

    • B. 

      Otho Strahl

    • C. 

      James Archer

    • D. 

      Leonidas Polk

  • 10. 
    What was the Soda Water Bottle in the U.S. Civil War?
    • A. 

      Position Fought Over At Antietam

    • B. 

      The Dahlgren Gun

    • C. 

      Nickname For Sutler's Wagons

    • D. 

      Nickname Of Union Observation Balloons

  • 11. 
    Where was the Confederate submarine H.L. Hunley built in the U.S. Civil War?
    • A. 

      Port Royal Sound, South Carolina

    • B. 

      Mobile, Alabama

    • C. 

      New Orleans, Louisiana

    • D. 

      Liverpool, England

  • 12. 
    Who was the Confederacy's Secretary of the Navy in the U.S. Civil War?
    • A. 

      Stephen Mallory

    • B. 

      Hanibal Hamlin

    • C. 

      Roger Pryor

    • D. 

      Gideon Welles

  • 13. 
    Who was Robert Blake in the Civil War?
    • A. 

      First Black Medal Of Honor Winner

    • B. 

      Man Hung For Stealing A Chair

    • C. 

      First Man Killed At Gettysburg

    • D. 

      British Observer At Gettysburg

  • 14. 
    What ship did the H.L. Hunley sink in the U.S. Civil War?
    • A. 

      Hartford

    • B. 

      Housatonic

    • C. 

      Harvest Moon

    • D. 

      Smithfield

  • 15. 
    What did the Scovil Manufacturing Company produce in the U.S. Civil War?
    • A. 

      Buttons

    • B. 

      Cannons

    • C. 

      Bullets

    • D. 

      Hardtack

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