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Which hill was most crucial to the Federal victory at Gettysburg and why (i.e. Culp’s Hill, Cemetery Hill, etc…)?
This week’s Question of the Week comes from Ryan Quint, fresh off a spell at Hogwart’s: “If you could wave a magic wand and get rid of a single myth of the Civil War, what would it be?”
Here’s another QotW from Phill Greenwalt: Lee supposedly said, “If he [Grant] gets there [James River] it will become a siege and then it will be a mere question of time.” Do you agree with this sentiment or did Lee … Continue reading
This week, Phill Greenwalt asks, “Was Fitzhugh Lee a good cavalry commander or a product of nepotism?” The same could be asked of Rooney Lee, too.
This week’s Question of the Week comes from Phill Greenwalt, who asks, “Is photography one of the chief reasons the Civil War is more studied and familiar than the American Revolution?”
This week’s question comes from Phill Greenwalt: “Was the battle of Stones River more of a turning point than Gettysburg?”
Where would you rank D.H. Hill in the pantheon of Confederate generals?
Today’s Question of the Week comes from Edward Alexander, who asks, “What do you consider to be the longest single event of the war?” “This will probably boil down to a semantics argument,” Edward says, “but it’s a discussion I’ve … Continue reading
Today’s question comes from Ryan Quint, who asks, “Why did Reconstruction fail?”