The Battle of Gettysburg
1. What general led the Union Army in the Battle of Gettysburg?
a. General Robert E. Lee
b. General Ulysses S. Grant
c. General George Meade
d. General Custard
e. General Sherman
2. What was the Gettysburg Address?
a. The place where the Battle of Gettysburg took place.
b. A speech given by President Abraham Lincoln after the battle.
c. The house where Mr. Gettysburg lived.
d. The rallying cry of the Confederate troops.
e. Something Robert E. Lee said before the battle.
3. The Battle of Gettysburg was part of what war?
a. The American Civil War
b. The Vietnam War
c. The War of 1812
d. The American Revolutionary War
e. The Mexican-American War
4. How long did the Battle of Gettysburg last?
a. Three months
b. Two weeks
c. Six days
d. Four hours
e. Three days
5. What year was the battle fought?
6. Which statement is true about the Battle of Gettysburg?
a. It was the final battle of the Civil War.
b. Very few soldiers died in the battle.
c. It was the deadliest battle of the Civil War.
d. The South won a decisive victory.
e. General Sherman lead the Union to victory.
7. In which US state was the battle fought?
e. South Carolina
8. Around how many soldiers (total from both sides) fought in the Battle of Gettysburg?
b. 5 million
9. On the last day of the battle, Robert E. Lee sent one of his generals to attack the center of the Union army. What was the name of this famous attack?
a. Pickett`s Charge
b. Charge of the Light Brigade
c. Charge of San Juan Hill
d. Lee`s Folly
e. Attack of the Rebels
10. Which statement is false about the Battle of Gettysburg?
a. It was a major victory for the Union and a turning point in the Civil War.
b. General Meade continued to attack the Confederate army after the battle and this led to the end of the Civil War.
c. It was part of Robert E. Lee`s invasion into the North.
d. Almost 8,000 soldiers died in the battle.
e. It took place near the city of Gettysburg.
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