Tag Archives: Question of the Week

Question of the Week: 5/25-5/31/20

It’s Memorial Day and a day many of us traditionally visit cemeteries to leave flags, flowers, or just pause to remember… Is there a Civil War cemetery that has special meaning to you? Which one and why?

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Question of the Week: 5/18-5/24/2020

Let’s give those regimental or staff officers some attention this week… Who is your favorite Civil War officer who did not promote to general during his lifetime? Why?

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Question of the Week: 5/11-5/17/20

We keep hearing that many folks are reading more this spring and building their library collections. What Civil War book[s] are you reading these days?

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Question of the Week: 5/4-5/10/20

We had such great response last week with the question about brigades, let’s do regiments next. What’s your favorite Civil War regiment? Why?

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Question of the Week: 4/27-5/3/20

It’s been a while since we’ve asked this question and it’s always a fun one… What’s your favorite brigade in Civil War?

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Question of the Week: 4/20-4/26/20

Let’s hear some true stories… Have you come across a mystery Civil War artifact in your research or a museum collection? Have you discovered what it was?

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Question of the Week: 4/13-4/19/20

One week on the calendar—April 9-16. Any year between 1861 and 1865. In your opinion what is the single key event that happened within those days and year choices?

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Question of the Week: 4/6-4/12/20

It’s the anniversary of the Battle of Shiloh. In your opinion, who was the best commander at that battle? Why?

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Question of the Week: 3/30-4/5/20

Let’s talk about supply officers and logistics… Who was the best supply officer during the Civil War? Why or best example?  

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Question of the Week: 3/23-3/29/20

Many of us are staying home at this time out of necessity or precaution, so if you had to get quarantined for a couple weeks with a person from the Civil War era, who would you choose? Why?

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