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Trivia Question 9-14-18 & Bonus

Discussion in 'War Between the States Trivia Game' started by Trivia Master, Sep 14, 2018.

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  1. Trivia Master

    Trivia Master The Keeper of Knowledge Forum Host

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    Born in New Hampshire, I joined the Army as an Ensign in 1813 and advanced to Captain before leaving the service in 1828. I practiced law. I served in state government and was elected to the Senate. I lost a bid for governor and worked for the railroad before being called into service briefly as part of the Buchanan Administration. I gained fame for an order I issued at the outbreak of hostilities. I joined my state's militia, then became the highest ranking major general of volunteers during the war.
    After the war, I served as Minister to France and was elected Governor of my state.
    You may not know me, but over the years many soldiers came to know my name.
    Who am I?
    What was my position in the Buchanan Administration?

    credit: @WJC

    Bonus:
    Who am I? I died while serving in the 20th Mass. Inf. at Antietam while treating a wounded soldier. My grandfather was a famous patriot who liked horseback riding .

    Credit: @JOHN42768
     
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  3. hughes

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    John Dix
    Secretary of the Treasury

    Bonus: Edward Revere
     
  4. Schwallanscher

    Schwallanscher Captain Trivia Game Winner

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    regular:

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    paul joseph revere

    Edit - The response to the main question fails to answer the second part of the question.

    The response to the bonus question was corrected in a subsequent post, but the response to the main question was not.

    hoosier​
     
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  5. ErnieMac

    ErnieMac Major Forum Host Trivia Game Winner

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    John Adams Dix served as Secretary of the Treasury in the final weeks of the Buchanan administration.

    Bonus: Edward Hutchinson Robbins Revere
     
  6. Friday Question -
    1. John Adams Dix
    2. Secretary of the Treasury

    Friday Bonus-
    The riding horseback gave it away. Edward Hutchinson Robbins Revere whose grandfather was Paul Revere
     
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    Main question: John Adams Dix, was Secretary of the Treasury in the Buchanan administration
     
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    Main question
    Who am I? - John Adams Dix
    What was my position in the Buchanan Administration? - Secretary of the Treasury
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    Bonus
    Who am I? - Edward Hutchinson Revere
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    1st question - John Adams Dix, Secretary of the Treasury in the Buchanan administration Source

    Bonus - Dr. Edward Hutchinson Robbins Revere Source
     
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  12. Gladys Hodge Sherrer

    Gladys Hodge Sherrer Sergeant Major

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    John Adams Dix, U.S. Secretary of the Treasury under President Buchanan

    Bonus: Edward Hutchinson Revere, grandson of Paul Revere
     
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    Schwallanscher Captain Trivia Game Winner

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    bonus correction:
     
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    Schwallanscher Captain Trivia Game Winner

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    Schwallanscher Captain Trivia Game Winner

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    ... and a better source for the bonus
     
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  17. connecticut yankee

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    Major General John Adams Dix

    Edit - This response fails to answer the second part of the question.

    hoosier


     
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    Bonus: Dr. Edward Hutchinson Robbins Revere
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    John Adams Dix - was appointed United States Secretary of the Treasury by President James Buchanan in January 1861.
    Source: Wikipedia
     
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    Regular question:
    My guess is that you are James Adams Dix.
    Your position in the Buchanan administration was Secretary of the Treasury.

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    Edit - His name was John Adams Dix.

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