Quiz: How much do you know about the Civil War?

The American Civil War between the Union and Confederacy was one of the bloodiest conflicts in United States history. By its end, overĀ 600,000 Americans were dead, and large chunks of the country were in ruins. Do you think you know a lot about it? Then, test your knowledge of the American Civil War!

Union and Confederate troops clash at the Battle of Franklin in Tennessee, 1864.


Who was the commander of the Confederate army during American Civil War?
How many States were part of the Confederate States of America (CSA)?
What year was Abraham Lincoln assassinated?
Which ship fought in the first recorded battle between ironclads?
Who was the President of the CSA?


Where did Robert E Lee surrender to Ulysses S. Grant at the end of the Civil War?
Where was the first capital of the CSA?
Which Southern state was the first to secede?
Which Northern general was known for waging "total war?"
Which battle was both the bloodiest fought and a turning point of the American Civil War?
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