Category Archives: Question of the Week

Question of the Week for April 14, 2014

At the outset of the spring 1864 campaigns, do you believe that the Confederacy still had a fighting chance to win the war, or do you believe victory was a forlorn hope?

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Question of the Week for April 7, 2014

Following his poor performances at Gettysburg and Bristoe Station, do you believe that Lee should have replaced A.P. Hill as Third Corps commander? If yes, who would you replace Hill with?

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Question of the Week for March 31, 2014

Do you believe that General Grant should have attached himself to the Army of the Potomac, in 1864, or would his skill-set have been better suited elsewhere?  

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Question of the Week for March 24, 2014

Major General George Meade is often the forgotten army commander. Throughout most of 1864-1865, he lived in Grant’s shadow. What are your thoughts on Meade as a combat leader? (Feel free to explore his brigade, division, or corps command, as … Continue reading

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Question of the Week for March 17, 2014

Who do you think was a better division commander, A.P. Hill or Patrick Cleburne?

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Question of the Week for March 10, 2014

What is your favorite movie (or mini series) about the Civil War?

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Question of the Week for March 3, 2014

What is your favorite spot on the Gettysburg Battlefield to visit?

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Question of the Week for February 24, 2014

After the death of Jeb Stuart, who do you believe should have been given command of Lee’s cavalry, and why?

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Question of the Week for February 17, 2014

What is your favorite book about the American Civil War?

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Question of the Week for February 10, 2014

What do you think was the pivotal battle in the Western Theater in 1864, and why?  

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