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Some Civil War veterans were still alive when World War I ended in 1918 on Armistice Day (November 11). Do you have an ancestor or favorite Civil War veteran to research who lived into the 20th Century? What makes him … Continue reading
It’s election season, so…in your opinion, which presidential election—1860 or 1864—proves to be the greater turning point in U.S. History? Why?
Do you have a favorite Civil War regimental flag?
How/when did you first learn about John Brown and the 1859 Raid? Have your perspectives on the man or event changed over the years?
In your opinion, who was the best “army organizer” during the Civil War? (This does not automatically imply the person successfully handled the force in the field.)
How far have you traveled to visit a historic site or research about the Civil War?
While the questioned has been asked, “does the Civil War still matter?”—we thought it could take a personal turn for this week’s discussion: Why does the Civil War matter to you?
In your opinion, what was the most important battle fought in the Shenandoah Valley? Why?
Since we did western theater last week, it seems only fair to feature the question for the east! In your opinion…in the eastern theater, what was the most Confederate raid/campaign into Northern states or territories? Why?
In your opinion…in the western theater, what was the most Confederate raid into Northern states or territories? Why?