Civil War Trivia Test Name____________________
________ 1.On May 22, 1856, vengeful "Bully" Brooks strode into the U.S. Senate and broke his cane over Charles Sumnerís head.
________ 2. South Carolina was the first state to seceed from the Union.
________ 3. A "Quaker Gun" was a derisive log painted black to fool the Union Army into thinking they were cannon.
________ 4. Robert E. Lee gained command of the Army of the Potomac after the Seven Days Battles.
________ 5. A Jacktar was a sailor in the Civil War.
________ 6. Horace L. Hunley is associated with a submarine prototype.
________ 7. The Battle of the Ironclads was between the Monitor and the Merrimac.
________ 8. Dunker Church can be found at Gettysburg.
________ 9. A.P. Hill and George B. McCellan are both Union generals.
_______ 10. Ambrose E. Burnside led the Army of the Potomac to victory at the Battle of Fredericksburg.
_______ 11. Fighting Joe Hooker once said: "May God have mercy on General Lee, for I will have none."
_______ 12. The fishhook defense is associated with the Battle of Gettysburg.
_______ 13. William T. Sherman retreated to the sea.
_______ 14. King Cotton was the biggest and most important slave-holding plantation owner in the South.
_______ 15. Martin R. Delany was the first Black officier in the Confederate Army.
_______ 16. The Emacipation Proclamation freed all the slaves.
_______ 17. U.S. Grant was known as "Sam" to his friends and "Unconditional Surrender" to the general public in the North.
_______ 18. Grantís men made a successful charge at Cold Harbor.
_______ 19. Horace Greeley was a famous general in the Union Army.
_______ 20. Andersonville was a major victory for the Confederate Army under Bragg.
_______ 21. William Quantrill was Grantís second in command.
_______22. Grant surrendered to Lee at Appomattox.
_______23. Wilber McClean could say that: "the civil war started on my front porch and ended in my palor."
_______24. Jefferson Davis was the first and only president of the Confederacy.
_______25. John Wilkes Booth killed Jefferson Davis.