Dimitri Rotov posted about this quiz in his blog. I took it. Which Civil War general do I most resemble?
Robert E. Lee.
Eric Wittenberg wrote:
For me, it was Pete Longstreet, although I also could have been Cump Sherman.
I could do a lot worse.
Posted on 23-Jul-07 at 10:19 pm | Permalink
Sean Dail wrote:
I’m William T.Sherman. He’s always been my favorite Union general, so I can live with that.
Posted on 23-Jul-07 at 10:29 pm | Permalink
Drew Wagenhoffer wrote:
I am quite the combination: McClellan at 65% and Lee and Burnside both at 60%. How a person could be that mix I have no idea.
Posted on 23-Jul-07 at 10:43 pm | Permalink
Jim Epperson wrote:
I came up as US Grant, of course.
Posted on 24-Jul-07 at 8:20 am | Permalink
Brooks, how the hell do you end up as RE Lee?
Posted on 24-Jul-07 at 8:23 am | Permalink
Ethan Rafuse wrote:
Posted on 24-Jul-07 at 8:33 am | Permalink
Ken Noe wrote:
Sherman here as well…almost Longstreet though. I taught Sherman’s March this morning, so maybe Cump is on my mind.
Posted on 24-Jul-07 at 1:27 pm | Permalink
Brooks D. Simpson wrote:
Jim — Maybe it was those four years in Virginia.
Posted on 24-Jul-07 at 1:46 pm | Permalink
Steve Basic wrote:
It’s a tie here…Lee and Longstreet 70%. Odd quiz, but the thing that it got right is I am no Phil Sheridan… 0%.
Now I feel better.:)
Regards from the Garden State,
Posted on 24-Jul-07 at 10:00 pm | Permalink
Mark Snell wrote:
I’m USG. I guess it’s my penchant for buying clothes from the Walmart sales rack and then having a drink afterwards. I even surprised myself–but not as surprised as Ethan! Here are my top four:
U.S. Grant 80%
William T. Sherman 75%
General James Longstreet 70%
Robert E. Lee 60%
Go figure . . . .
Posted on 25-Jul-07 at 12:49 am | Permalink
Michael Aubrecht wrote:
What an eclectic bunch we are!
I was Marse Robert:
Robert E. Lee: 70%
William T. Sherman: 55%
General Jeb Stuart: 50%
General Nathan Bedford Forrest: 45%
General James Longstreet: 45%
Stonewall Jackson: 40% (…this bummed me out – I thought he’d be higher)
General Phillip Sheridan 30%
U.S. Grant 25%
General George McClellan 25%
General Ambrose Burnside 10% (thank God!)
Posted on 26-Jul-07 at 4:18 pm | Permalink
Excuse me, Eric? You turn out to be the type of guy who gets his a** kicked by Ambrose Burnside! How could it be worse than that? . . . And–tell the truth–how many times did you have to take the test before you no longer came out Phil Sheridan?!?
At least no one came out James Ledlie. Now THAT would be bad.
Yours truly, Professor Rafuse–Insane
Posted on 26-Jul-07 at 4:41 pm | Permalink
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