Category Archives: Question of the Week

Question of the Week: 1/20-1/26/20

How did you become interested in the Civil War? Did an aspect of history and pop culture play a role in your introduction?

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Question of the Week: 1/13-1/19/20

  We’re talking about the Civil War and Pop Culture, so…do you have a favorite movie about the Civil War or with an 1860’s setting? Why?

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Question of the Week: 1/6-1/15/19

The Emancipation Proclamation made promises and history moments. What do you think is the most significant part of that document? (And if you want to review the primary source text of the outline, promises, and national changes, check it out … Continue reading

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Question of the Week: 12/30/19-1/5-20

It’s Year in Review time…so let’s look back: What is your favorite…? A. History moment of 2019 B. History book of 2019 C. ECW post (or series) of 2019

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Question of the Week: 12/23-12/29/19

What’s your favorite Civil War Christmas song, account, or quote?

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Question of the Week: 12/16-12/22/19

Last week there was a discussion about negative and violent military and civilian clashes. Let’s try to flip the perspective for this Question of the Week during the holiday season… What is your favorite positive civilian/military interaction during the Civil … Continue reading

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Question of the Week: 12/9-12/15/19

We’re working on our holiday gift lists…and we’re curious: what books are on your wish list? There have been so many new releases for Civil War titles this year and of course a gazillion of publications about the war since … Continue reading

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Question of the Week: 12/2-12/8/19

The Battle of Franklin is significant in Civil War history in several different ways. But we’re curious…what makes this battle important to you?

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Question of the Week: 11/25-12/1/19

Reflecting on Native American Heritage Month, is there an account or native person from the Civil War era that you feel is important and overlooked?

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Question of the Week: 11/18-11/24/19

The leaves are almost all off the trees (at least in Virginia) and the foliage is down which means…it’s easy to see earthworks! Do you have a favorite set of earthworks to see and/or study on a Civil War battlefield … Continue reading

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