Union Flag Carrier LEVEL TWO
CIVIL WAR QUIZ #6
Confederate Flag Carrier




1) Who was the highest-ranking Northern officer to die on a Civil War battlefield? On what battlefield did he die?

2) Appomattox Manor is located in what town and what is significant about it?

3) Confederate Brigadier General E. F. Paxton was killed during what battle and, ironically, what brigade was he leading at the time?

4) What action on July 30, 1864 caused Major General Ambrose E. Burnside to be relieved of command?

5) The image accessed via this LINK is a composite photograph from my dad's site. Not counting the "Virginia Trails" sign AND the bridge in the upper left corner, there are three photographs in the foreground and a large black and white 19th century photograph in the background. Where were each of these four photographs taken?

6) The Union rearguard under Maj. Gen. William Franklin stopped Stonewall Jackson's divisions at this destroyed bridge, resulting in an artillery duel, while the main battle raged two miles farther south at Glendale or Frayser's Farm. What was the name given to the battle at this destroyed bridge?

7) On September 29, 1864, 2,500 Union forces over ran and captured Fort Harrison, the strongest Confederate Fort on the Richmond-Petersburg line. They renamed Fort Harrison after the Union General killed in the September 29 attack. What was the name given Fort Harrison by the Union forces?

8) This action was considered the death knell of the Confederate army. Upon seeing the survivors streaming along the road, Lee exclaimed “My God, has the army dissolved?” Name the Battle.

9) At what battle was a living Oak tree, twenty-two inches in diameter, cut down by intense small arms fire?

10) What was Chatham and what was its role in the Civil War?




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