Category Archives: Question of the Week
This week’s QotW comes from Bert Dunkerly who asks: What are some topics that you don’t see covered when you go to historic sites?
This week’s QotW comes from Dan Welch who asks: In your opinion, who was the most influential woman of the Confederacy? What about the Union?
This week’s QotW comes from Bert Dunkerly who asks: With the thousands of books published each year on the Civil War, do you think there are any topics left? What areas have been overlooked by historians of the conflict? What are … Continue reading
This week’s QotW comes from Dave Powell who asks: Many Civil War people have a physical connection to the war, either via an artifact they once came in contact with, a set of letters or a diary passed down from … Continue reading
This week’s Question of the Week comes from Ryan Quint who asks: Who is a person from the war who has a reputation (either ill or good) that you think they don’t deserve?
This week’s QotW comes from Dave Powell who asks: What’s the most interesting NON-BATTLE Civil War (or Civil War related) site you have visited? i.e. Ford’s Theater, or the Columbus Naval Museum, etc.
Here at ECW we are a fairly congenial group. Our fearless leader (although he selflessly claims we all lead) Chris Mackowski has a wry sense of humor, and we all have a quirk or two. Most historians do. After all, … Continue reading
What is your favorite story from the Civil War regiment(s) that came from your local area?
What has been the most influential Civil War book that you have read, and why?
Do you have a favorite Civil War ethnic group? Germans? Irish? Norwegians?