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Author Smith, Dave, 1932-

Title A Civil War Round Table quiz book / Dave Smith.

Published Washington, D.C. : Potomac Books, 2013.


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource (xv, 303 pages) : illustrations
Series Books at JSTOR Evidence Based Acquisitions
Contents Cover; Contents; Foreword; Preface; SECTION I: An End to Compromise; 1 Prelude to the War; 2 Bleeding Kansas; 3 Scott and Brown; 4 Cabinet Vipers; 5 1860; 6 The Democracy Splits; 7 Spinning toward Secession; 8 Mr. Lincoln of Springfield; Answers; SECTION II: At War with Ourselves; 1 Old Fuss and Feathers; 2 By the Numbers; 3 Missouri Saved; 4 Wilson's Creek; 5 Divided Loyalties; 6 The Confederate Cabinet; 7 The Union Cabinet; 8 Nomenclature; 9 Language of War; 10 Toehold at Port Royal; 11 Double Vision; Answers; SECTION III: No Easy Path to Victory; 1 Island Number 10; 2 Stones River.
3 Field Artillery4 To Horse; 5 Rail Junction; 6 Capital Conquests; 7 Shenandoah Lightning; 8 War on the Water; 9 The Union Navy; 10 How Big Was an Army?; 11 The Social Scene; 12 The Engineers; Answers; SECTION IV: Years of Hard War; 1 1863; 2 War in Far Distant Places; 3 Grierson's Raid; 4 KIA/CSA; 5 KIA/USA; 6 Stonewall Down; 7 The Death of Jackson; 8 Father of Waters; 9 Salisbury Prison; 10 Fort Pillow; 11 War Rides the Rails; Answers; SECTION V: War on the Home Front; 1 Power Diplomacy; 2 Old Thad; 3 Robert Todd Lincoln; 4 Northern War Governors; 5 Southern War Governors; 6 Women at War.
7 All in the FamilyAnswers; SECTION VI: The Leaders; 1 Stonewall and Old Blinky; 2 Keeping up with the Joneses; 3 Sorting out the Smiths; 4 Western Generals; 5 Political Generals of the South; 6 Political Generals of the North; 7 Rebels with Yankee Roots; 8 Beast Butler; 9 Spoons and More; 10 The Old Snappin' Turtle; 11 The Boy Generals; 12 The Rock; Answers; SECTION VII: Nearing the End; 1 1864; 2 U.S. Colored Troops; 3 Cedar Creek; 4 Columbia Burning; 5 Throwing Bridges; 6 Spies and Irregular Operations; 7 The Medal of Honor; 8 "Damn the Torpedoes!"; 9 Fort Fisher, 1864; 10 Breakthrough.
11 The Last Ditch12 The End of the Road; Answers; SECTION VIII: One Nation; 1 "Now He Belongs to the Ages"; 2 War's Long Shadow; 3 Captured Chieftain; 4 The Civil War and the Presidency; Answers; Comments on Sources; About the Author.
Summary Pit your knowledge of the War Between the States against your friends' and family's claims to expertise with A Civil War Round Table Quiz Book . The book features 117 different quizzes, the subjects ranging from the infamous Dred Scott case to the final surrender at Appomattox Court House. Each quiz has a theme, and the themes have been selected to cover myriad subjects and to lead readers into the lesser-known aspects of the war that they might not otherwise explore. The Hartford (Connecticut) Civil War Round Table even used these quizzes as a key component of their meetings. Civil War expert.
Other author JSTOR issuing body.
Subject United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Miscellanea.
Electronic books.
Trivia and miscellanea.
ISBN 9781612345819 (electronic bk.)
1612345816 (electronic bk.)