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This week it will be 155 years since the Battle of Chickamauga. Do you have a favorite officer from that battle? Why do you admire his leadership?
Let’s talk Civil War Navies… Do you have a favorite ship or ironclad from the conflict? Why?
In your opinion, what were the top three “turning point moments” in the 1862 Maryland Campaign?
The ECW Weekender post about John Wesley Powell got us thinking about the post-war, civilian life accomplishments of Civil War veterans. Is there a Civil War veteran’s post-war story or contributions that stands out to you?
Abraham Lincoln delivered many famous speeches. Which speech or phrase from an address is your favorite? Why?
Let’s play with a “what if” scenario… What if Lee had been wounded at Chancellorsville instead of Jackson?
Last weekend we discussed and learned about many turning points in the American Civil War at the annual ECW symposium. Now, it’s your turn to share… What do you think was the most important turning point in the conflict?
Recently, some ECW editors were talking about favorite places to eat or get a snack near battlefields. Where do you like to go “grab a bite” when battlefielding? Somewhere local that we should all put on our travel list?
What accounts or events in Europe’s reaction to the American Civil War do you find most interesting?
In your opinion, what is the most overlooked part of Civil War history that needs to “emerge” into studies and discussions?