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Trivia Quiz - Civil War Grab Bag #3


Civil War Grab Bag #3

Quiz Number: 81
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Quiz Categories: American Civil War
Quiz Type: General Quiz
Author: bill
Average Score: 61 percent
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Civil War Grab Bag 3
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1. On the scaffold, just minutes before his execution, this Lincoln Assassination conspirator thanked his guards and uttered, "Mrs. Surratt is innocent. She doesn't deserve to die with the rest of us!"
  A.   George T. Atzerodt
  B.   David Herold
  C.   Lewis T. Powell
  D.   Dr. Samuel A. Mudd

2. Which of the following U.S. Presidents did NOT serve in the Civil War?
  A.   James A. Garfield
  B.   Benjamin Harrison
  C.   William McKinley
  D.   Grover Cleveland

3. Upon the assassination of Lincoln, he uttered the memorable line, "Now he belongs to the ages."
  A.   Edwin M. Stanton
  B.   Salmon P. Chase
  C.   William H. Seward
  D.   Gideon Welles

4. Though best known for her work in freeing slaves, after the outbreak of the Civil War, she also served as a soldier, spy, and a nurse, for a time serving at Fortress Monroe.
  A.   Sarah Moore Grimke
  B.   Catharine Esther Beecher
  C.   Harriet Tubman
  D.   Angelina Emily Grimke

5. During the Civil War, she became known as "The Angel of the Battlefield." Almost single-handedly she established the American Red Cross, which has provided comfort in times of emergency since 1882.
  A.   Dorthea Dix
  B.   Clara Barton
  C.   Louisa May Alcott
  D.   Jane Stuart Woolsey

6. At Rochester, N.Y., he established the North Star and edited it for 17 years for the abolitionist cause.
  A.   William Lloyd Garrison
  B.   Benjamin Lundy
  C.   Wendell Phillips
  D.   Frederick Douglass

7. He led an 1856 Kansas uprising in which several pro-slavery men were murdered.
  A.   Benjamin Lundy
  B.   Wendell Phillips
  C.   James G. Birney
  D.   John Brown

8. Disobeying orders, this Union sergeant shot and killed John Wilkes Booth on April 26, 1865.
  A.   Boston Corbett
  B.   Luther Baker
  C.   Ulysses B. Gaines
  D.   Tyler Cotton III

9. This woman served as the Union's Superintendent of Female Nurses without pay through the entire war.
  A.   Dorthea Dix
  B.   Clara Barton
  C.   Louisa May Alcott
  D.   Jane Stuart Woolsey

10. U.S. President Rutherford B. Hayes served as Major of the 23rd Ohio Volunteers in the Civil War. What future U.S. President also served as an officer in this regiment?
  A.   James A. Garfield
  B.   Benjamin Harrison
  C.   William McKinley
  D.   Grover Cleveland


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