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1 The Battle of Fredericksburg
A detailed quiz on the Battle of Fredericksburg, Virginia.
20 Q
Jan 20 04
3918 plays
2 Civil War: Lesser Known Battles
Battles like Gettysburg, Shiloh, Bull Run, and Antietam get all the attention. But they were not the only battles to be fought during the war. This quiz is about some of the battles and skirmishes folks are unlikely to learn about in school.
15 Q
Mar 14 07
1158 plays
3 The Battle of the Wilderness
This quiz covers the Civil War Battle of the Wilderness. There is a mix of questions - some easy, some hard. Hope you enjoy. Good Luck
20 Q
Jan 26 07
936 plays
4 Civil War Battlefields
This is a quiz about Civil War battlefields. Some are well known, others obscure. I will give the State and some information on the battle give me the name of the battle.
10 Q
May 07 08
3150 plays
5 Battle of Shiloh
My second in a planned series of Civil War battle quizzes. This one is on the Battle of Shiloh.
15 Q
Jul 10 06
1857 plays
6 The Maryland Campaign
In 1862, during the Civil War, the Confederate army invaded the north for the first time. Historians have named this invasion the "Maryland Campaign". Several important events happened during this time period. Students of the Civil War might find this
10 Q
Nov 30 06
1860 plays
7 U.S. Civil War Battles
This quiz is about the battles in the U.S. Civil War (1861 to 1865).
10 Q
May 26 13
540 plays
8 Seven Days' Battles/Peninsula Campaign
A quiz on the series of battles fought in the spring of 1862 on the Virginia Peninsula.
10 Q
Jul 11 06
864 plays
9 Battles of the Civil War: Name The Battle
Try this quiz on several famous battles of the Civil War. How many do you know?
10 Q
Feb 28 05
6750 plays
10 The Great Locomotive Chase
On April 12th 1862 the civil war turned one year old. The Great Locomotive Chase was perhaps the most daring raid of the war. The first Medals of Honor were awarded to the raiders for their bold actions. How well do you know the story?
25 Q
Ft. Brooke
Aug 20 02
828 plays
11 Streight's Raid (1863)
On April 7, 1863, Union Forces under Colonel Abel Streight left Nashville, Tn. on a famous raid towards the manufacturing town of Rome, Ga. and the Western & Atlantic RR. He didn't count on Nathan Bedford Forrest following.
10 Q
Dec 02 07
483 plays
12 Army of the Potomac
A quiz on the various commanders and battles associated with the Army of the Potomac.
10 Q
Apr 22 07
1137 plays
13 Battlefield Nicknames
I will supply the nickname of a *part* of a Civil War battlefield and you work out the name of the battle.
10 Q
Feb 18 09
1635 plays
14 Fort Sumter
This is a quiz mainly about Fort Sumter at the prelude of the Civil War. No trick questions here, just Fun Trivia!
10 Q
May 27 07
1503 plays
15 Battle of Antietam
Here are ten questions about the events and the people involved in one of the most tragic days in American history, September 17, 1862.
10 Q
Aug 30 02
1671 plays
16 Battle of Pittsburg Landing, Tennessee
The Battle of Pittsburg Landing which occurred on April 6-7, 1862 was one of the worst battles in the western theatre. More casualties were sustained during this two day battle than in any other battle previously fought in North America.
10 Q
Aug 12 09
402 plays
17 The Last Days of the Civil War
The end of the Civil War was a heart-rending defeat for the South and a bittersweet victory with the North, with a crushing surrender and the death of Lincoln. See if you know these events.
Very Difficult
20 Q
Feb 12 11
417 plays
18 It's Old Jack, or a Rabbit: Valley Campaign
This quiz is about Stonewall Jackson's Valley Campaign, one of the most pivotal in the American Civil War. Good luck and have fun!
10 Q
Mar 25 14
138 plays
19 Civil War Battles
Trivia questions about several Civil War battles.
10 Q
Apr 10 11
894 plays
20 Civil War Battles
This should be an interesting quiz for the Civil War student, but not too tough for the novice.
10 Q
Mar 05 01
5187 plays
21 Chancellorsville: What Went Wrong?
Chancellorsville is considered Lee's best battle. But what happened to Hooker's plan that made it fail so badly? Take this test and see the other side of the story.
10 Q
Feb 14 03
2112 plays
22 Battle of Fredericksburg, 1862
This is a short quiz on the gruesome and bloody battle of Fredericksburg, VA during the American Civil War, in December 1862. Good luck and have fun!
10 Q
Dec 19 02
1875 plays
23 Civil War Battles and Leaders
This moderately difficult quiz will test your knowledge of Civil War trivia.
10 Q
Mar 05 00
6261 plays
24 Ready, Fire, Aim!
This quiz deals with one of the last but not least Civil War campaigns: the Siege of Petersburg. Of course, it is only the first part. Good luck and have fun!
Very Difficult
10 Q
Feb 22 14
240 plays
25 1st Battle of Manassas/Bull Run
This is my first quiz. It is on the first major battle of the American Civil War.
10 Q
Jul 07 06
1011 plays
26 Fight For Fort Sumter
This quiz is about the fight for Fort Sumter and events leading up to it.
10 Q
Jun 03 02
2832 plays
27 Antietam
Have fun. It just a little quiz about Antietam!
10 Q
Jan 16 02
2949 plays
28 The Battle of the Crater
The Battle of the Crater took place during the Richmond-Petersburg campaign in an attempt to shorten the siege on Petersburg finish the war earlier. How much do you know about this battle?
10 Q
Apr 24 06
924 plays
29 Civil War Battles: Shiloh
This is a relatively hard quiz on the Battle of Shiloh in the Civil War. Good luck and test your Civil War knowledge. You have been warned!
10 Q
Dec 14 00
1809 plays
30 1st Manassas
This quiz is on the first major battle of the Civil War.
10 Q
Jul 10 03
1305 plays
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Some sample questions from this category:

* What Federal officer was in command of Fort Sumter?
* In what country did many American officers (both Federal and Confederate) gain their initial combat experience?
* What subject and military tactic did Thomas J. (Stonewall) Jackson teach at the Virginia Military Institute?
* What is the other acceptable name for the Battle of Manassas?
* At the siege of what Confederate rail hub did the famous crater incident occur?

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