History Quiz / Civil War Glossary 1-20

Random History or War Quiz

Can you name the Civil War Glossary Vocab 1-20?

Quiz not verified by Sporcle

Forced Order
Score 0/20 Timer 05:00
Goods illegally traded during wartime. Slaves were sometimes called contraband during the war
An often fatal disease of the human intestines, usually caused by unsanitary conditions of military camps and battle sites
The murder of a prominent person such as President Lincoln
To leave one's military post, or to run away from battle, often punishable by death
A leather box in which the soldier carried his rounds or bullets
The liquid drug used to anesthetize (put to sleep) wounded soldiers in the war
Slang term for the confederacy, also a populat Southern song
Large, powerful weapons such as cannons and mortars
A Northern Democrat who agreed with Southern secession and clamored for peace during the war
A person killed, wounded, captured, or missing during the war
The process of instructiong recruits how to march and practive the military arts as a unit
Large-scale combat between two armed forces (skirmishes and engagements are smaller scaled and briefer)
To spread out armies to create a battle line
Soldiers mounted on horseback fighting as a unit
The selection of citizens for manditory military service
A person who believed in the abolishment or ablolition of negro slaves
The alliance of 11 southern states to form the Confederate States of America
A unit of four or six cannons, or a fortified position on which they are placed
The closing off, using naval forces, of a city or other area to traffic and communication
Slave owning states that did not secede from the Union: Delaware, Kentucky, Maryland, and Missouri

You're not logged in!

Compare scores with friends on all Sporcle quizzes.
Sign Up with Email
Log In

You Might Also Like...

Show Comments


Top Quizzes Today

Score Distribution

Your Account Isn't Verified!

In order to create a playlist on Sporcle, you need to verify the email address you used during registration. Go to your Sporcle Settings to finish the process.