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In your opinion, what is the most overlooked part of Civil War history that needs to “emerge” into studies and discussions?
In your opinion, which general – Union or Confederate – made the most difference during the Battle of Gettysburg? Why?
In your opinion, what is the most iconic artillery line or single cannon either on a battlefield today or in a Civil War photograph?
In your opinion, what are the top three Civil War battles where artillery made significant difference in the outcome?
Do you have a favorite artillery commander from the Civil War? Tell us a little about him and why he’s your favorite!
In your opinion, should Grant have tried another tactic at Cold Harbor instead of the assault? If so, what options do you think he should have explored?
It’s Memorial Day. We think it’s important to remember the “common soldiers” who perished during the Civil War. In your opinion, is there a particular Civil War soldier we should remember today? Tell us about him (briefly) and why this soldier … Continue reading
You may have noticed Chris Mackowski participate in the recent American Battlefield Trust Facebook Live Videos for the 155th Anniversary of the Vicksburg Campaign. What’s the most interesting thing you’ve learned about the Siege of Vicksburg? (At any time, not … Continue reading
In your opinion, would John C. Breckinridge have been a better choice for Confederate president than Jefferson Davis? Why or why not?