Answers to Trivia from the Archives

December 2011

Q.  This battle, fought December 15-16 1864, was the last massive battle of the Western theater.

A.  Nashville.  As a result, the Army of Tennessee was effectively destroyed.

Learn more about the Battle of Nashville »


Q.  In 1864, General William Tecumseh Sherman presented this city to President Lincoln as an early Christmas present.

A.  Savannah, Georgia

Read the telegram Sherman sent Lincoln »

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