Union Flag Carrier LEVEL TWO
CIVIL WAR QUIZ #4
Confederate Flag Carrier




1) It was on the porch of this house that Union General Hooker was injured when cannon fire almost killed him. Some writers believe the injury affected his later decisions regarding the battle. What was the full name of the house where Hooker was almost killed?

2) The abortive “Mud March”and other failures led to the Union General's replacement in January, 1863. Who was he?

3) For what action did South Carolina's Sergeant Richard R. Kirkland become famous? and during what battle?

4) Near midnight on September 17, "as half of Lee's army was hunting for the other half" in the postbattle confusion, a Major asked [him] if he knew the Burnside whose troops he had so badly manhandled. "Ought to," [he] snorted. "He owes me eight thousand dollars." Burnside had borrowed that sum several years earlier from his West Point chum, and the debt remained unpaid. Who did Burnside owe $8,000?

5) Name one of the two states that has the Confederate battle flag as part of its state flag?

6) On August 30, Pope renewed his attacks, seemingly unaware that Longstreet was on the field. When massed Confederate artillery devastated a Union assault by Fitz John Porter's command, Longstreet's wing of 28,000 men counterattacked in the largest, simultaneous mass assault of the war. What battle was this?

7) The Union attack at dawn, May 12-13, captured nearly a division of Lee's army and came near to cutting the Confederate army in half. Confederate counterattacks plugged the gap, and fighting continued unabated for nearly 20 hours in what may well have been the most ferociously sustained combat of the Civil War. What battle was this?

8) At dawn June 3, the II and XVIII Corps, followed later by the IX Corps, assaulted along the Bethesda Church-Cold Harbor line and were slaughtered at all points. Who commented in his memoirs that this was the only attack he wished he had never ordered?

9) In what battle was Major John Pelham mortally wounded?

10) When both Jackson and Hill were wounded at Chancellorsville, command of Jackson's troops fell to General Robert E. Rhodes. However, General Rhodes shortly relinquished his command of Jackson's troops to what General?




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