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trivia quiz  The Battle of Fredericksburg Editor choice cool 20 questions
Difficult, 20 Qns, WFlanigen, Jan 20 04

A detailed quiz on the Battle of Fredericksburg, Virginia.
Difficult
WFlanigen
Jan 20 04
4209 plays
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trivia quiz  Civil War: Lesser Known Battles cool 15 questions
Tough, 15 Qns, F6FHellcat, Mar 14 07

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.
Tough
F6FHellcat
Mar 14 07
1314 plays
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trivia quiz  The Battle of the Wilderness cool 20 questions
Tough, 20 Qns, whi1400, Jan 26 07

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
Tough
whi1400
Jan 26 07
1029 plays
4.
match quiz  Match the Opposing Commanders to the Battle cool 15 questions
Average, 15 Qns, Cleburne, Jul 24 16

Do you know the commanders of these 15 important Civil War battles? I'll give you the Confederate and Union commanders, and you place the appropriate answer in the box. Good luck!
Average
Cleburne
Jul 24 16
252 plays
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trivia quiz  Civil War Battlefields cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Ramses22, May 07 08

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.
Average
Ramses22 gold member
May 07 08
3882 plays
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trivia quiz  Battle of Shiloh cool 15 questions
Average, 15 Qns, DarthNefarus, Jul 10 06

My second in a planned series of Civil War battle quizzes. This one is on the Battle of Shiloh.
Average
DarthNefarus
Jul 10 06
2088 plays
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trivia quiz  The Maryland Campaign cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Jack212, Nov 30 06

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
Average
Jack212
Nov 30 06
1995 plays
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trivia quiz  Battles of the Civil War: Name The Battle cool 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, airsammy51, Feb 28 05

Try this quiz on several famous battles of the Civil War. How many do you know?
Easy
airsammy51
Feb 28 05
7410 plays
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trivia quiz  U.S. Civil War Battles cool 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, acrosby1861, May 26 13

This quiz is about the battles in the U.S. Civil War (1861 to 1865).
Easy
acrosby1861
May 26 13
888 plays
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trivia quiz  Streight's Raid (1863) 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, Cleburne, Dec 02 07

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.
Tough
Cleburne
Dec 02 07
501 plays
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trivia quiz  Battlefield Nicknames 10 questions
Difficult, 10 Qns, supermanbhc, Feb 18 09

I will supply the nickname of a *part* of a Civil War battlefield and you work out the name of the battle.
Difficult
supermanbhc
Feb 18 09
1776 plays
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trivia quiz  Seven Days' Battles/Peninsula Campaign 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, DarthNefarus, Jul 11 06

A quiz on the series of battles fought in the spring of 1862 on the Virginia Peninsula.
Average
DarthNefarus
Jul 11 06
1026 plays
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trivia quiz  Battle of Antietam 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, fja0485, Aug 30 02

Here are ten questions about the events and the people involved in one of the most tragic days in American history, September 17, 1862.
Tough
fja0485
Aug 30 02
1803 plays
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trivia quiz  It's Old Jack, or a Rabbit: Valley Campaign 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, DeepHistory, Mar 25 14

This quiz is about Stonewall Jackson's Valley Campaign, one of the most pivotal in the American Civil War. Good luck and have fun!
Tough
DeepHistory gold member
Mar 25 14
225 plays
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trivia quiz  The Great Locomotive Chase 25 questions
Tough, 25 Qns, Ft. Brooke, Aug 20 02

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?
Tough
Ft. Brooke
Aug 20 02
870 plays
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trivia quiz  Early Battles of the Civil War 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, daver852, Feb 17 16

I will tell you the name of a battle of the American Civil War that took place between 1861 and 1863, followed by four statements about it. Three are incorrect, and one is true. You need to identify the true statement.
Tough
daver852 gold member
Feb 17 16
267 plays
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trivia quiz  Battle of Pittsburg Landing, Tennessee 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, OldBedfordNo1, Aug 12 09

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.
Tough
OldBedfordNo1
Aug 12 09
456 plays
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trivia quiz  The Farms of Antietam: Their Role In The Battle 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, stephgm67, Dec 13 16

September 17th of 1862 was the date of the bloodiest one-day battle in American history. It was the Battle of Antietam (known as Sharpsburg in the South). Discover some little-known details about the farmsteads on the battlefield during that fateful day.
Tough
stephgm67 gold member
Dec 13 16
153 plays
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trivia quiz  Fort Sumter 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, unclereed19, May 27 07

This is a quiz mainly about Fort Sumter at the prelude of the Civil War. No trick questions here, just Fun Trivia!
Average
unclereed19
May 27 07
1716 plays
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trivia quiz  Chancellorsville: What Went Wrong? 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, Teej417, Feb 14 03

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.
Tough
Teej417
Feb 14 03
2172 plays
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trivia quiz  Battle of Fredericksburg, 1862 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, liszkaj, Dec 19 02

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!
Average
liszkaj
Dec 19 02
1998 plays
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trivia quiz  Fight For Fort Sumter 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, foxgap, Jun 03 02

This quiz is about the fight for Fort Sumter and events leading up to it.
Average
foxgap
Jun 03 02
3057 plays
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trivia quiz  Civil War Battles 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, BAMAREB, Mar 05 01

This should be an interesting quiz for the Civil War student, but not too tough for the novice.
Average
BAMAREB
Mar 05 01
5496 plays
24.
trivia quiz  Civil War Battles and Leaders 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, charlemagne, Mar 05 00

This moderately difficult quiz will test your knowledge of Civil War trivia.
Average
charlemagne
Mar 05 00
6555 plays
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trivia quiz  Ready, Fire, Aim! 10 questions
Difficult, 10 Qns, DeepHistory, Feb 22 14

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!
Difficult
DeepHistory gold member
Feb 22 14
303 plays
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trivia quiz  The Last Days of the Civil War 20 questions
Very Difficult, 20 Qns, gizmo61, Feb 12 11

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
gizmo61
Feb 12 11
471 plays
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trivia quiz  Army of the Potomac 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, DarthNefarus, Apr 22 07

A quiz on the various commanders and battles associated with the Army of the Potomac.
Average
DarthNefarus
Apr 22 07
1335 plays
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trivia quiz  Antietam 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, liszkaj, Jan 16 02

Have fun. It just a little quiz about Antietam!
Average
liszkaj
Jan 16 02
3135 plays
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trivia quiz  Civil War Battles 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, 3kittyluver3, Apr 10 11

Trivia questions about several Civil War battles.
Tough
3kittyluver3
Apr 10 11
996 plays
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trivia quiz  The Battle of the Crater 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, bookaddict, Apr 24 06

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?
Average
bookaddict
Apr 24 06
1002 plays
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