Civil War Quiz: Little Known Facts About the Seven Days Battles
Q#1 – How many “major” battles were fought during the Seven Days Battles?
Q#2 – What are the names of the “major” battles that were fought and in what sequence were they fought?
Q#3 – What was the name of the minor battle that was fought on June 25 that signaled the beginning of the Seven Days Battle?
Q#4 – What was the name of the farm where on June 28 Confederate General Brig. Gen. Robert A. Toombs’s brigade was severely battered by the Union 49th Pennsylvania and 43rd New York regiments?
Q#5 – After a major battle was fought on June 26, what was the number of Confederate troops that Union General McClellan reported to Washington that he estimated he was facing?
Q#6 – What are the other two names given to the Battle of Gaines’s Mill?
Q#7 – Of the “major” battles fought during the Seven Days Battle, which is the only one that was a clear-cut Confederate tactical victory?
Q#8 – What was the name of the railroad line where the Battle of Savage’s Station was fought?
Q#9 – What was the name given to the first instance of an armored railroad battery to be used in combat by the Confederate Army?
Q#10 – At the Battle of White Oak Swamp, what Confederate government official came under artillery fire and had to be ordered from the field by AP Hill?
Q#11 – Which Union General prepared the Union positions on Malvern Hill?
Q#12 – How many Union cannon were placed on Malvern Hill to repulse the Confederate attack on July 1?
Q#13 – What was the name of the location on the James River that Union General McClellan retreated to after the last engagement of the Seven Days Battle?
Q#14 – Which side incurred more casualties during the Seven Days Battle?
Q#15 – After the end of the Seven Days Battle, the Army of the Potomac encamped around Berkeley Plantation. What was the name of the US President who was born there?