Civil War Quiz: What Happened During the Month of September 1861-1865
Q#1 – On September 6, 1861, General Ulysses S. Grant captured which city in Kentucky unopposed?
Q#2 – On September 11, 1861, who did President Abraham Lincoln have Secretary of War Simon Cameron order the arrest of?
Q#3 – September 12-15, 1861, what was the name of the first battle in which Robert E. Lee led troops into combat?
Q#4 – On September 1, 1862, what was the name of the battle where Union Major General Phillip Kearny was killed when he crossed Rebel lines while riding his horse?
Q#5 – September 5, 1862, what military maneuver did Robert E. Lee perform with his Army of Northern Virginia?
Q#6 – On September 22, 1862, what policy action did President Lincoln perform?
Q#7 – On September 27, 1862, the Confederate Congress passed what significant legislation that directly affected the Confederate armies in the field?
Q#8 – Also on September 27, 1862, what was the significance regarding the formation of the First Regiment Louisiana Native Guard?
Q#9 – During the period September 3-5, 1863, what specific action by the British government dashed any remaining Confederate hopes of British support during the war?
Q#10 – On September 9, 1863, Federal troops entered what major Southern City after it was abandoned by the Confederate Army of Tennessee?
Q#11 – September 9, 1863, after consultation between General Robert E. Lee and Confederate President Jefferson Davis regarding the war effort in the Tennessee/Georgia theater, what action did Confederate General James Longstreet begin?
Q#12 – On September 15, 1863, using the authority granted him by the Habeas Corpus Suspension Act of 1863, what conditions did President Lincoln use for suspending the writ of habeas corpus?
Q#13 – On September 1, 1864, the Confederates began the evacuation of what major Southern City?
Q#14 – On September 4, 1864, what significant event occurred regarding the Confederate General John Hunt Morgan?
Q#15 – On September 27, 1864, a small Confederate force under “Bloody” Bill Anderson was involved in what action?