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Join the discussion for ECW’s special blog series “1860’s Politics.” In your opinion, what was the most important political event of the war?
Join the fun… Meg Groeling and Sarah Kay Bierle were talking about quote-able lines from movies. So here’s some Civil War pop-culture: What’s your favorite quote-able line from Gone With The Wind?
“Victories are not always measured by comparative losses. It is the effect on the enemy’s plans and future strategy which is the ultimate criterion.” (Major General S. W. Kirby, 1960) Is this theory correct? Are there any Civil War battles … Continue reading
What is the most unselfish battlefield act of the Civil War?
Would you consider Vicksburg a combined campaign? How dependent was General Grant on the naval forces of Admiral David D. Porter?
Do you have a favorite battlefield monument? Why is it special to you?
Who is the least-known general officer in the Civil War who had the biggest impact on a victory or loss?
What is your favorite museum artifact from the Civil War? Why is it special to you?
What historical Civil War account would you like to see developed into a true-to-the-story movie or documentary?
If you could receive a personal letter from a historical person in the Civil War era, who would you like to receive one from?