New Orleans was the largest with around 160,000. I am not going to cheat and use the internet or click on the link. My candidates for the remaining 24:
14. Baton Rouge
23. Little Rock
24. New Berne
Ouch! I just took the Quiz. Well that certainly is a hit in my Civil War knowledge vanity!
Well you did better than me. A lot of those smaller ones were tough.
It’s a fascinating quiz if for no other reason than it shows how the population has shifted over time, especially in the south where big urban centers didn’t really develop until well into the 20th century. Sporcle has several of those types of quizzes for the entire US that shows how the biggest cities shift every decade.
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