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Also known as "the war between the states", the U.S. Civil War was in large part a result of the economic, moral, and political differences between states on the subject of slavery.

Test your knowledge of all of the causes, battles, and famous participants from this tumultuous period in American history.   

There are 319 quizzes and 3,190 trivia questions in this category.
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1
Civil War Hodge-Podge

This, that and another thing or two, maybe three.
Difficult (25 qns)
ricbatcheller
7926 plays
2
Civil War Nicknames

The American Civil War - by nicknames.
Difficult (25 qns)
ricbatcheller
4764 plays
3
A Civil War Reenactor's Rations

Are you an American Civil War reenactor? Are you looking for ideas about historically accurate rations, both how to carry them and how to cook them? Try this quiz!
Average (10 qns)
littlepup
Dec 07 16
156 plays
4
Civil War Tourism

For history buffs, nothing could be better than a historically theme-based vacation. I took a Civil-War themed vacation once, and it was great! This quiz tests your knowledge of Civil War sites that now are also good tourist destinations!
Average (10 qns)
ben3
8961 plays
5
Are You Ready to Serve as a US Civil War Doctor?

A Civil War military doctor faced problems different from one in civilian life. And he was limited by c.1860 knowledge, also. Could you have handled the job?
Difficult (10 qns)
littlepup
Dec 04 16
309 plays
6
Civil War Mountains, Hills, and Creeks

A look at the high ground, and around and down in the valleys and the creeks.
Average (15 qns)
ricbatcheller
2577 plays
7
Civil War Medical Stuff

While watching a news interview show that had an expert on Civil War Medicine history I decided to create this quiz.
Tough (25 qns)
foxgap
5262 plays
8
Poems and Songs of the US Civil War

The US Civil War was one of the darkest eras in that nation's history. The songs and poems that came out of that time not only shed light on the war but on the feelings and fears that many felt. I hope you enjoy and learn from this little quiz.
Easy (10 qns)
Bigwoo
4581 plays
9
Civil War Mixture

A Civil War who, what, and when?
Difficult (15 qns)
ricbatcheller
3642 plays
10
Strange Facts About the Civil War

Here are some odd and strange facts about the Civil War.
Tough (10 qns)
jkgregg
6222 plays
11
Civil War: "Ride with the Wind"

The gallant Cavaliers and their thundering Chargers that carried them into legend and beyond.
Tough (20 qns)
ricbatcheller
1281 plays
12
Confederate Lingo [2]

Here is Part Two to Confederate Lingo.
Average (10 qns)
beterave
804 plays
13
Civil War - Who, What, Where?

Who was the first, what was the second, and I don't know the third. Do you?
Difficult (15 qns)
ricbatcheller
2421 plays
14
More Civil War Connections and Characters

See if you can place the names and events in this quiz.
Difficult (10 qns)
gizmo61
816 plays
15
The United States Tragedy: The Civil War

While all wars are tragic. The American Civil War in particular, was violent and bloody. This war eliminated almost 2 and half percent of the U.S. population.
Average (10 qns)
mohiba
2361 plays
16
American Civil War

This quiz will test your knowledge of the civil war. Good luck, and enjoy! There are no hints for any of the questions, so you're on your own.
Average (10 qns)
raghudhara
4629 plays
17
Civil War: "Burgs"

I will list events and people. You name the 'Burg' it happened in.
Average (15 qns)
ricbatcheller
2406 plays
18
American Civil War - Horses and Riders

The horse played a prominent part during this war. How many famous horses do you know? And what did they and their riders do?
Average (10 qns)
DavidUrquart
618 plays
19
Ohio's Role in the Civil War

Ohio's role in the Civil War.
Average (10 qns)
einier
798 plays
20
Civil Warriors

The men, moments and materiel of the most fascinating period in American history.
Average (10 qns)
paul4760
672 plays
21
Blue And Grey Matter

The War of the Rebellion was anything but civil. Here are some interesting and off-beat questions regarding America's bloodiest conflict.
Tough (10 qns)
rutgersg
4077 plays
22
Random Civil War Facts

American Civil War facts you wouldn't think of.
Very Difficult (10 qns)
bruush
5547 plays
23
Civil War - Part Deux

This is a little easier than the last one!
Average (15 qns)
Fian
5007 plays
24
Weapons and Equipment of the Civil War

Test your knowledge on the weapons and equipment used during the Civil War.
Difficult (10 qns)
jkgregg
3861 plays
25
U.S. Civil War

The following are questions about the U.S. Civil War. They are not in any chronological order. Hope you enjoy.
Tough (15 qns)
Jack1331
8352 plays
26
Yet More Civil War Happenings and Characters

Test your memory of the War Between the States with these people and events.
Very Difficult (10 qns)
gizmo61
711 plays
27
Civil War Miscellany

A look at the very obscure, to be sure!
Very Difficult (10 qns)
ricbatcheller
1230 plays
28
Rivers of the US Civil War

Rivers were the scene of many important battles and location of major cities during the American Civil War. In 1860s America, rivers were often used much as super highways are used today for travel, communication and logistics.
Average (10 qns)
HRS51851
312 plays
29
American Civil War Part L

A quiz on about the Civil War. A few things you might not have known. Have fun. Thanks for playing.
Difficult (10 qns)
Colmosby
3084 plays
30
The Civil War in Missouri: 1

How much do you know about the American Civil War as it was fought in Missouri? No part of the country was torn apart more than my home state. Enjoy!
Very Difficult (10 qns)
BigMoStl
834 plays
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