Civil War quiz

by: gainesvilletimes

Test your knowledge about Civil War history.

  1. 1

    Which was the first state to secede from the Union?

  2. 2

    Where was the capital of the Confederacy located for most of the war?

  3. 3

    What battle produced the bloodiest single day in the Civil War?

  4. 4

    What percentage of the US population died in the war?

  5. 5

    Name the Confederate ship, rechristened from a captured Union vessel, that fought the USS Monitor in 1862 in the first ironclad naval battle?

  6. 6

    Which state was the site of the most Civil War battles?

  7. 7

    In what state was the site of the last Civil War battle on May 13, 1865, a month after Lee surrendered at Appomattox?

  8. 8

    What percentage of Civil War casualties can be attributed to disease rather than combat?

  9. 9

    What Confederate general was known by the nickname "Old Pete?"

  10. 10

    What was the name of the ill-fated Confederate submarine that eventually sank in Charleston harbor?

  11. 11

    Confederate vice president Alexander H. Stephens was a native of what state?

  12. 12

    Who was the commanding Union general at Gettysburg?

  13. 13

    Which of these Confederate figures is not included in the carving on Stone Mountain?

  14. 14

    Which of these famous generals was killed in the Civil War?

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