Civil War Quiz: What Do You Know About the Little Known Facts Regarding Fort Sumter?
Q#1 – Why was Fort Sumter Built?
Q#2 – How did Fort Sumter get its name?
Q#3 – On what was Fort Sumter Built?
Q#4 – What were the basic design requirements for housing the number of soldiers and guns?
Q#5 – In which direction were all the guns pointed?
Q#6 – What caused a 7-year delay in the construction of Fort Sumter on?
Q#7 – What was the construction status of Fort Sumter on April 12, 1861?
Q#8 – What were the names of the three Charleston Harbor Shore Batteries that Fort Sumter was designed to reinforce and provide protection for?
Q#9 – How many sides did Fort Sumter have and how thick were its walls?
Q#10 – What Southern military unit performed the attack on Fort Sumter on April 12, 1861?
Q#11 – During the attack on Fort Sumter, the American flag was shot down. What was the name of the Union soldier who raised the flag back up?
Q#12 – How many casualties resulted from the attack on Fort Sumter that began on April 12, 1861?
Q#13 – What happened to the American flag that flew over Fort Sumter?
Q#14 – What was the result of the Second Battle of Fort Sumter that occurred on September 8, 1863?
Q#15 – What is the official name of the Fort Sumter Medal and why was it awarded?