Category Archives: Question of the Week

Question of the Week: 9/21-9/27/20

How many shelves of Civil War books do you have in your home library/collection?

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Question of the Week: 9/14-9/20/20

What’s your favorite regiment that fought at the Battle of Antietam?

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Question of the Week: 9/7-9/13/20

Great answers for last week’s question with a Federal focus…today we ask the question again with a Southern angle. What’s your favorite Confederate ship? Any craft that steams or sails, blue or brown water, qualifies in the loose designation of … Continue reading

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Question of the Week: 8/31-9/6/20

What’s your favorite Union ship? Any craft that steams or sails, blue or brown water, qualifies in the loose designation of “ship” for the question. (Save your Confederate answers for next week!)

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Question of the Week: 8/24-8/30/20

Let’s head for the seaside… In your opinion, which seacoast or coastal harbor fort was most important during the Civil War? Why?

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Question of the Week: 8/17-8/23/20

Since it was an eastern theater question last week, let’s head west… What do you think was the most decisive event in the western theater of the Civil War?

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Question of the Week: 8/10-8/16/20

The theme for ECW’s Virtual Symposium is The War in the East. What do you think was the most decisive event in the eastern theater of the Civil War?

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Question of the Week: 8/3-8/9/20

This feels like a season of innovation, especially at ECW as we’re getting ready for a Virtual Symposium this year. What’s your favorite innovation from the Civil War?

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Question of the Week: 7/27-8/2/20

Do you have a favorite account about an escape on the Underground Railroad?

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Question of the Week: 7/20-7/26/20

Which officer do you think was most influenced by his experience at First Bull Run/Manassas? How did that experience shape his Civil War future?

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