Category Archives: Question of the Week

Question of the Week: 9/26-10/2/16

Would you consider Vicksburg a combined campaign? How dependent was General Grant on the naval forces of Admiral David D. Porter?

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Question of the Week: 9/19-9/25/16

Do you have a favorite battlefield monument? Why is it special to you?

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Question of the Week: 9/12-9/18/16

Who is the least-known general officer in the Civil War who had the biggest impact on a victory or loss?

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Question of the Week: 9/5-9/11/16

What is your favorite museum artifact from the Civil War? Why is it special to you?

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Question of the Week: 8/29-9/4/16

What historical Civil War account would you like to see developed into a true-to-the-story movie or documentary?

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Question of the Week: 8/22-8/28/16

If you could receive a personal letter from a historical person in the Civil War era, who would you like to receive one from?

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Question of the Week: 8/15-8/21/2016

What was the most important naval engagement or campaign of the war? Why?

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Question of the Week: 8/8-8/14/2016

The theme at Emerging Civil War’s Symposium last weekend was “Great Attacks of the Civil War.” Is there a particular attack that stands out to you in Civil War history? Why?

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Question of the Week: 8/1-8/7/16

Have you see the movie “Free State of Jones”? For those who have, what did you think of it? For those who haven’t, is there something in particular that has discouraged you from seeing it?

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Question of the Week: 7/25-7/31/16

Do you think a fad like “Pokémon Go” is helpful or harmful to historical sites? (“Pokémon Go” is a newly released mobile game where players go looking for Pokémon on their phone, but in real world locations. Many parks and … Continue reading

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