Civil War Quiz: What Do You Know About Native Americans in the American Civil War?
Q#1 – During November 1861, what three Native American tribes fought three pitched battles (Battle of Round Mountain, the Battle of Chusto-Talasah, and the Battle of Chustenahlah) against Confederate troops and other Native Americans that joined the Confederates?
Q#2 – Where was the First Battle of Cabin Creek, which occurred July 1–2, 1863, fought?
Q#3 – What was involved and led to the Tonkawa massacre of October 23–24, 1862?
Q#4 – What were the conditions of the treaty between Cherokee Indians and the Confederate Government signed on October 7, 1861?
Q#5 – What was the Thomas Legion?
Q#6 – What was the name of the Native American Tribe for whom a monument was erected in their honor in Columbia, South Carolina?
Q#7 – What was the name of the most famous Native American unit in the Union Army of the Potomac?
Q#8 – What was the name of a member of the Seneca tribe who assisted in creating the articles of surrender which Generals Grant and Lee signed at Appomattox Court House on April 9, 1865?
Q#9 – What is the name of the Native American Indian who was the last Confederate General to surrender in the Civil War?
Q#10 – Why was the Cherokee Nation the most negatively affected of all Native American tribes during the Civil War with its population declining from 21,000 to 15,000 by 1865?
Q#11 – During the War, President Abraham Lincoln met with representatives from several major Native American Indian tribes. What advice did he give them at this meeting?
Q#12 – What was the name of the Colonel who led the Colorado Territorial Militia at the Sand Creek Massacre?
Q#13 – What were the root causes of why the Santee Sioux in Minnesota in 1862 attacked and killed American civilians? (Estimates of the number of civilians killed ranged from 450 to 800.)
Q#14 – In January 1862, who led in the creation of the 1st and 2nd Indian Home Guards?
Q#15 – In the aftermath of the Civil War, which Native American Indian groups were totally devastated by the War?