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Fort Sumter

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Fort Sumter game quiz
"This is a quiz mainly about Fort Sumter at the prelude of the Civil War. No trick questions here, just Fun Trivia!"

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1. What was the name of the Union captain that was 2nd in command at Fort Sumter in April 1861?
    Abner Doubleday
    Jefferson Davis
    Robert Anderson
    James Chestnut


2. Who was in charge of the South Carolina troops in April 1861 for the confederacy?
    Lee
    Chestnut
    Beauregard
    Anderson


3. What was the name of the ship that was planned to resupply Fort Sumter in January, 1861?
    Star of the North
    Star of the West
    Star of the East
    Star of the South


4. A Union troop fired the first shot of the battle of Fort Sumter.
    True
    False


5. Fort Sumter is in South Carolina, which was the first state to secede from the Union.
    True
    False


6. Besides Fort Sumter, what was the other major Union fort that lay in Confederate territory?
    Fort Snelling
    Fort Pickens
    Fort Dakota
    Fort Albany


7. Fort Sumter is in the shape of a square (4 sided).
    True
    False


8. What South Carolina town is less than 3 miles from Fort Sumter witnessed the intense battle April 12-13,1861.
    Jamestown
    Columbia
    Charleston
    Baltimore


9. What was the name of the Union major that was 1st in command at Fort Sumter?
    Robert Anderson
    Ulysses Grant
    Abner Doubleday
    George Meade


10. The Battle of Fort Sumter lasted from April 12, 1861- April 16, 1861.
    True
    False


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