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LEVEL ONE - QUIZ #1
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  1. In 1889, U.S.General Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain made a speech in which he included the words "...shall come to this deathless field..." I feel that the speech reflects my feelings concerning the battlefields I have visited. Take a look at the speech HERE. Now, we don't expect you to know the speech, but if you know who Chamberlain was, you have a good chance at determining where he was. What battlefield did he give the speech on?
  2. What General was in overall command of the Union Forces at Fredericksburg during the bloody attack on Marye's Hill (1862)?

    Meade
    Pope
    Burnside
    McClellan
    Grant

  3. Why did McClellan retreat from Richmond during the Peninsula Campaign?
  4. The South invaded the North only twice, Antietam and Gettysburg.

    True
    False

  5. The Union's Army of the Potomac fought the Confederate's Army of Northern Virginia throughout the war. Before it was named the Army of Northern Virginia, what was the name given to the Confederate Eastern Army?
  6. What date is considered the single bloodiest day of the Civil War?
  7. What Union General divided the army into "Grand Divisions"?

    Meade
    Pope
    Burnside
    McClellan
    Grant

  8. In addition to Nevada, what state was added to the U.S. during the civil war?
  9. Why was that state (referred to in 8 above) given an Eastern panhandle?
  10. What Union General replaced McClellan after Antietam?

    Meade
    Pope
    Burnside
    Grant

  11. The battles of First Manassas and Second Manassas were also called First and Second Bull Run. Which side usually identified battles by the name of the nearest town?

    North
    South





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