Statistics for The American Civil War

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HintAnswer% Correct
U.S. President during most of the war (1861–1865)Abraham Lincoln
99%
Confederate general who commanded the Army of Northern VirginiaRobert E. Lee
88%
Pennsylvania battle that was the bloodiest of the entire warBattle of {Gettysburg}
86%
Final commander of the Union ArmyUlysses S. Grant
81%
Capital of the Confederacy (1861–1865)Richmond
76%
First state to secede from the unionSouth Carolina
76%
Proclamation that freed the slaves in the rebelling states{Emancipation} Proclamation
75%
Location of the war's first battleFort {Sumter}
67%
Nickname of Confederate general Thomas JacksonStonewall
67%
President of the ConfederacyJefferson Davis
64%
Name for the era after the war (1865-1877)Reconstruction
63%
Union general who "marched to the sea"William Tecumseh Sherman
59%
Village where the above commander surrendered{Appomattox} Court House
56%
Abolitionist who raided Harper's Ferry in 1859John Brown
51%
First major land battleFirst Battle of {Bull} {Run}
50%
Dueling ironclad ships at the Battle of Hampton RoadsMerrimack
48%
Bloodiest single day in American history, and the first battle on Union soilBattle of {Antietam}
42%
Foolhardy Confederate charge at that battle{Pickett}'s Charge
42%
Dueling ironclad ships at the Battle of Hampton RoadsMonitor
33%
"Do-nothing" commander of the Union Army who ran for President in 1864George B. McClellan
29%

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