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American Battlefield Trust’s Teacher Institute was last weekend! If you could take a class to tour any battlefield or historical site and teach them about what happened there, where would you take them? Why?
Since we had so many responses with the Gettysburg question last week, let’s do Vicksburg this week… In your opinion, who was the best brigade commander during the Siege of Vicksburg? Why?
In your opinion, who was the best brigade commander at Gettysburg? Why?
During the Atlanta Campaign, Jefferson Davis replaced General Joseph E. Johnston – appointing General John B. Hood to command the Confederate defense. In your opinion, was Hood the best choice? Or who would you have placed in command?
In your opinion, what’s the key primary source or primary source quote for understanding the Overland Campaign?
June 3 marks the beginning of the Gettysburg Campaign. In your opinion – aside from the three day battle at Gettysburg – what was the most significant battle, skirmish, or event in the campaign?
It’s Memorial Day, and we’ve featured quite a few posts about the occasion and its history here on the blog and our social media. Which cemetery or burial ground is most meaningful to you to visit? Why?
If you could have dinner (or a beer) with a Civil War politician and they would answer all questions honestly, who would you want to hang out with?