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Trivia Quiz - Battle of Gettysburg

What can you remember from history class about the historic battle of Gettysburg?

Quiz Number: 1475
Date Submitted: July 20, 2007
Quiz Categories: American Civil War
Quiz Type: General Quiz
Author: tazzytina
Average Score: 75.8 percent
Times Taken: 1,596 times
Taken by Registered Users: 41

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1. How many days did it take to fight the Battle of Gettysburg?
  A.   2
  B.   3
  C.   4
  D.   5

2. In what year did the Battle take place?
  A.   1861
  B.   1862
  C.   1863
  D.   1864

3. In what month was the Battle of Gettysburg fought?
  A.   May
  B.   June
  C.   July
  D.   August

4. What were the names of the two armies that fought at Gettysburg?
  A.   Union and Louisiana Tigers
  B.   Conferderates and Copperheads
  C.   Union and Picketts Army
  D.   Union and Confederate

5. Who was President Lincoln's counterpart in the south?
  A.   Jefferson Davis
  B.   Thomas Jefferson
  C.   Ulysses S Grant
  D.   Robert E Lee

6. What day of the Battle was considered the bloodiest?
  A.   1
  B.   2
  C.   3
  D.   4

7. Who was the Commander of the Union Army at the Battle?
  A.   Robert E Lee
  B.   General Ulysses Grant
  C.   Maj General George Gordon Meade
  D.   Abraham Lincoln

8. Who was the Commander of the Confederate Army?
  A.   Maj General George Gordon Meade
  B.   Robert E Lee
  C.   Jefferson Davis
  D.   Maj. Gen. Joseph Hooker

9. What was the nickname given to the Confederate Army?
  A.   Yanks
  B.   Tigers
  C.   Potomacs
  D.   Rebels

10. What was the name of the order given by General Robert E Lee that prevented his soldiers from seizing property from private citizens?
  A.   Order 63
  B.   Gettysburg Address
  C.   Order 72
  D.   Order of the Tiger®   

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