50 American Civil War Trivia Questions and Answers

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How well do you know American history? If you believe in your American history competency, why don’t you gauge your knowledge with these trivia questions?

American Civil War is one of the historical landmarks in America. Over 3 million Americans took part in the war, which claimed many people’s lives. This article will discuss several questions surrounding the American war’s origin, progress, and end. Check out the following questions and challenge your historical knowledge.

Easy Questions: 1 to 10.

Medium Questions: 11 to 30

Hard Questions: 31 to 50

50 American Civil War Trivia Questions and Answers

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#1. Who was the General at the Fort Pillow Massacre?

#2. The American War did not last for long. When did it end?

#3. When did the American War begin?

#4. When did the Draft Riot occur?

#5. Which of the following guns was invented during the American war?

#6. Where did the Draft Riot take place?

#7. Which American president won in 1860, which resulted in the American war?

#8. During the Civil war, there were how many Confederate States?

#9. Who wrote the infantry manual that the North and South used during the American War?

#10. Who was the commander of the Confederate forces in the Vicksburg Campaign Union forces?

#11. After the war, the South was divided into five districts. Which legislation led to this division?

#12. In which month marked the first Battle of Bull Run?

#13. Approximately how many soldiers died during the American Civil War?

#14. What were the Americans fighting for during the American Civil War?

#15. Which place was first attacked during the American Civil War?

#16. Who was the commander of the African American regiment during the American Civil war?

#17. Who was the Secretary of the State during the American Civil War?

#18. What was the name of the American submarine that sunk the first enemy ship?

#19. When did the Battle of Chickamauga take place?

#20. Where did the Battle of Chickamauga take place?

#21. What was the name given to the citizens in the North who opposed the war Policy of the North and negotiated the end of the American war?

#22. When did the Battle of Chancellorsville begin?

#23. Which American battle marked the end of the American Civil war?

#24. When was Dixie composed?

#25. The Battle Above the Clouds was one of the critical battles in the American Civil War. Where did it take place?

#26. The battle of Spotsylvania took how many days?

#27. In which month did the attack on Pearl Harbor happen?

#28. Which southern town was not under Confederate control during the American Civil War?

#29. Which act was introduced to liberate enslaved people during the American Civil War?

#30. Which single battle took the longest time during the American Civil war?

#31. The Chickamauga battle took place in which American Counties?

#32. Who proposed and introduced the Anaconda plan during the American Civil War?

#33. Which was the other name of the Battle of Shiloh?

#34. Which American War general was nicknamed "the Rock of Chickamauga"?

#35. Which American Civil War General had a wooden leg?

#36. Which of the following Civil war generals later became the president of America?

#37. During the war, one US senator had sons fighting on both sides. Who was he?

#38. Which General surrendered, marking the end of the American Civil War?

#39. Who was the leader of the Harpers Ferry raid that took place in 1859?

#40. The American Civil War lasted for how many years?

#41. When was Abraham Lincoln assassinated?

#42. The Union regained the state of Tennessee after they won which battle?

#43. Which battle is famously known as the turning point of the American War?

#44. Which American Civil War general is considered modern warfare's architect?

#45. After the federal troop occupied the house of Robert Lee in 1861, they converted it into a _______?

#46. Which war event marked the beginning of the American Civil War?

#47. Which was the name given to the American States that seceded from the United States during the war?

#48. Where did General Robert Lee Surrender to General Ulysses to mark the end of the war?

#49. What is the name of the ship that fought the first battle between the ironclads?

#50. Which of the following was not a Civil War?

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