Think you are a Civil War expert?
Test your knowledge with some of the questions below.

 
   


1.  The director of the Stonewall Jackson House in Lexington, Va., spoke to us one November.  General Thomas J. Jackson got the nickname "Stonewall" for his steadfastness at the first battle of Manassas.  What nicknames did his troops give him? ANSWER

2.  A September speaker discussed the horse artillery.  
The Stuart horse artillery did great service in battles in 1862.  General R. E. Lee exclaimed of an officer in this unit, "It is glorious to see such courage in one so young."  Who was this officer?
ANSWER

3.  One spring we heard from the editor of the papers of General U. S. Grant.  What was Grant's job when the Civil War broke out, and what was his job after the war? ANSWER

 

 

 

 

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