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There have been a lot of hot tempers because of the Confederate monument debate, but we hope we’ve been able to add some thoughtful perspective to the overall discussion. What insights have you gained over the course of the past … Continue reading
What was the first Civil War battlefield or site you visited? (And – if you want to tell – how old were you during that first visit?)
At the 2017 Emerging Civil War Symposium’s last weekend, the theme was “Great Defenses of the Civil War.” Which defense would you nominate as the greatest of the Civil War? Why?
This coming weekend is Emerging Civil War’s 4th Annual Symposium at Stevenson’s Ridge. On Sunday, we’ll be touring Brandy Station Battlefield. Who’s your favorite officer or common soldier at the Battle of Brandy Station? Why?
Last week we asked if you thought there was a “textbook perfect” campaign. This time let’s reverse the question: Which Civil War campaign seems least effective or most disastrous to you? Why?
Is there a Civil War campaign that seems “textbook perfect” to you? Why?
In your opinion, did Gettysburg or Vicksburg have the largest impact on the Civil War? Or are they inseparable in the outcome?
There is an old joke that all it took to be President of the United States after the Civil War was membership in the Republican Party, a beard, and the title of Union veteran. James A. Garfield met all of … Continue reading