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Trivia Quiz - Civil War - Confederate Military Leaders #1


How well do you really know the Rebel Leaders?-Bill

Quiz Number: 82
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Quiz Categories: American Civil War
Quiz Type: General Quiz
Author: bill
Average Score: 55.6 percent
Times Taken: 402 times
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1. This Confederate General was reduced to the unofficial rank of colonel after he was found drunk at Mill Springs, KY, in 1862.
  A.   George B. Crittenden
  B.   Francis Marion Cockrell
  C.   William Raine Peck
  D.   William Nelson Pendleton

2. On one occasion, as legend has it, this Rebel General actually had a written argument with himself while serving in the dual capacity of company commander and post quartermaster.
  A.   John B. Hood
  B.   Braxton Bragg
  C.   James Longstreet
  D.   Pierre G.T. Beauregard

3. This Confederate General refused to use pepper on his food, saying it gave him pains in his left leg.
  A.   Stonewall Jackson
  B.   Robert E. Lee
  C.   J.E.B. Stuart
  D.   George Edward Pickett

4. This man was the last surviving general of the Confederate States of America, passing away in 1928 at the age of 89.
  A.   Felix H. Robertson
  B.   Adam Rankin "Stovepipe" Johnson
  C.   Robert Daniel Johnston
  D.   William Whedbee Kirkland

5. This high-ranking Confederate official fled from the Confederate capital of Richmond, VA in April, 1865 as Federal troops approached, only to be captured in Georgia on May 10, 1865.
  A.   Jefferson Davis
  B.   J.E.B. Stuart
  C.   Alexander H. Stephens
  D.   Robert E. Lee

6. This Confederate General was credited for commanding the Rebel victory in the wars first clash - the nearly bloodless battle at Ft. Sumpter.
  A.   John B. Hood
  B.   Braxton Bragg
  C.   James Longstreet
  D.   Pierre B.T. Beauregard

7. He was defeated at the 1863 Battle of Gettysburg and finally surrendered to General Ulysses S. Grant at the Appomattox Courthouse on 9 April 1865, effectively ending the war.
  A.   Jefferson Davis
  B.   J.E.B. Stuart
  C.   Alexander H. Stephens
  D.   Robert E. Lee

8. During his four years at West Point, this eventual Confederate general did not earn a single demerit and served as the cadet corps adjutant. He graduated second in the class of 1829.
  A.   Jefferson Davis
  B.   J.E.B. Stuart
  C.   Alexander H. Stephens
  D.   Robert E. Lee

9. Who led the left-flank assault against Cemetery Ridge, lost 50 percent of his troops, and was last to leave the field?
  A.   Brig. Gen. James Henry Lane
  B.   Brig. Gen. John B. Floyd
  C.   Lit. Gen. Stephen Dill Lee
  D.   Lit. Gen. John Clifford Pemberton

10. What native of North Carolina resigned his post after his devastating defeat at Missionary Ridge?
  A.   Brig. Gen. John Bratton
  B.   Gen. Braxton Bragg
  C.   Brig. Gen. Abraham Charles Myers
  D.   Maj. Gen. William Wing Loring


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