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In your opinion, who was the best general or officer at the Battle of Fredericksburg? Why?
It’s CyberMonday! Time to start shopping for great deals (on new history books, of course). Our question today is a little wishfully ideal, but have fun with your answers: If you could purchase any item from the Civil War era … Continue reading
In November 1862, Union General Burnside began his advance toward Richmond, only to stop across the Rappahannock River from Fredericksburg to wait for the delayed pontoon bridges. In Burnside’s situation, what would you have done if you were the commanding … Continue reading
On November 19, 1863, President Lincoln gave his Gettysburg Address. Although some weren’t impressed in 1863, the speech is now cherished by many folks and considered one of the most famous addresses in U.S. History. Why is the Gettysburg Address … Continue reading
We’ve been sharing some of the history surrounding markers, monuments, or memorials on battlefields or at historic sites. Is there a particular battlefield or historic marker that has been helpful or especially meaningful in your Civil War studies? Why?
What’s the most **haunting quote from the Civil War? If you feel like it, share why it is so important/memorable to you. **That quote that you just can’t forget – doesn’t need to have anything to do with ghosts, ghoulies, … Continue reading
Have you visited a Civil War era fort (coastal or inland)? Which one or ones?