Civil War Quiz: What Do You Know About The Coastal War?
Q#1 – What was the first Union combined Army-Navy operation of the war, executed in August 1861?
Q#2 – How many Union soldiers participated in the first large amphibious assault that took place on February 7, 1862, at Ashby’s Harbor, North Carolina?
Q#3 – What were the names of the two Confederate forts that guarded the mouth of the Mississippi River south of New Orleans?
Q#4 – What was the name of the Union officer who was the overall commander of the naval attack on New Orleans in April 1862?
Q#5 – What was the name of the Union commander of the Federal mortar flotilla that participated in the attack on New Orleans?
Q#6 – What type of barrier did Confederate defenders use to try to prevent Union warships from sailing up the Mississippi River?
Q#7 – What was the name of the Confederate ironclad deployed to assist in the Southern attack on the Union strategic supply depot at Plymouth, North Carolina?
Q#8 – Beginning in August 1863 for almost 280 consecutive days, how many artillery shells did Union forces fire in their bombardment of Fort Sumter in the harbor of Charleston, South Carolina?
Q#9 – During the Federal siege of Charleston, South Carolina, what was the name of the Confederate Commander?
Q#10 – What was the name of the Confederate fort in South Carolina that was attacked by the 54th Massachusetts Regiment in July, 1863?
Q#11 – What was the name of the Federal warship that was attacked by the Confederate experimental submarine HL Hunley?
Q#12 – In 2013, the most likely cause for the sinking of the HL Hunley was discovered. What was the cause?
Q#13 – In his attack plan for Mobile Bay, Admiral Farragut asked for several ironclad monitors. What nickname did Farragut give to these types of vessels?
Q#14 – What was the name of the Confederate ironclad that was used in the defense of Mobile Bay?
Q#15 – What was Confederate Drift Torpedo?