January 2003 Quiz
1 - Who wrote "Battles and Leaders of the Civil War"?
2 - What was the average cost of a Civil War musket?
3 - Who named the "Monitor" ironclad?
4 - What outfit did Kit Carson command?
5 - Name the only three Confederates who held the rank of general in the
U. S. Army after the war.
6 - John Wilkes Booth broke his __________ when he jumped to the stage after
7 - What was the name of Robert E. Lee's Southern plantation?
8 - The rebel general who defeated Grant at Belmont was __________.
9 - The most famous terrorist attack of the South upon the North was __________?
10 - Before Antietam, what was the largest and bloodiest battle ever fought
on the American continent?
11 - The fathers of two future U. S. presidents hired substitutes. Name
12 - What was the Williams gun?
13 - Who said, "If nominated, I will not run, if elected, I will not
14 - What did the slang term "to see the elephant" mean to both
Union and Confederate soldiers during the Civil War?
15 - The road running through Pickett's Charge was:
16 - Who ordered the ill-conceived Confederate frontal assault at Malvern
17 - The Red Cross was founded by who?
18 - Confederate Gen. Felix Zollicoffer wore what curious outfit at the
Battle of Mill's Springs?
19 - This month's really hard question: What was unusual about the Confederacy's
20 - This month's Impossible question: At what occupations was Union Brig.
Gen Louis Blenker trained before the war?