Quiz for January 29, 2013

Based on Death and The Civil War, Part 2″

Q#1 – Did either the North or South have a system for keeping track of military personnel records?

Q#2 – How did most families find out if a relative was killed or wounded in battle?

Q#3 – What was the most difficult thing for families to deal with regarding a relative who was killed in the Civil War?

Q#4 – Henry Babitch lobbied for the establishment of what service for dealing with soldiers wounded on the battlefield?

Q#5 – How many casualties were there at the Battle of Gettysburg?

Q#6 – How many horses were killed at the Battle of Gettysburg?

Q#7 – At Gettysburg, how were most of the Confederate dead buried?

Q#8 – How many military cemeteries were created during the Civil War?

Q#9 – What was the fee paid to companies hired to bury dead soldiers on the battlefield?

Q#10 – What is the last sentence of the Gettysburg address?

Q#11 – What percentage of the total casualties in the Civil War occurred after 1863?

Q#12 – What two critical military events occurred in September 1864 that assured a Confederate defeat in the Civil War?

Q#13 – In the years immediately following the Civil War, what would visitors to battlefields most frequently find?

Q#14 – What program did Quartermaster Edwin Whitman lead regarding the burial location of Union soldiers killed during the Civil War?

Q#15 – In 1865, what organization did Clara Barton create regarding the identification of soldiers killed in battle?