Tag Archives: Question of the Week

Question of the Week: 4/19-4/25/21

April 19 is the anniversary of the Battles of Lexington and Concord at the beginning of the American Revolution. Now, the Civil War angle… Which historical figure from the Revolutionary War era do you think had the most influence and … Continue reading

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Question of the Week: 4/12-4/18/21

Have you visited Fort Sumter and Charleston, South Carolina? What was your favorite historic site in the city or around the harbor or what do you most look forward to exploring?

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Question of the Week: 4/5-4/11/21

In your opinion what was the most significant military action at the borderline of states? (Any state during the Civil War; not just the usual “border states.”)

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Question of the Week: 3/29-4/4/21

Would you have tried to send supplies to Fort Sumter in 1861? Or would you have tried a different course of action for the stand-off in Charleston Harbor?

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Question of the Week: 3/22-3/28/21

In your opinion, who was the most under-rated politician during the Civil War era?

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Question of the Week: 3/15-3/21/21

Some more historic photography questions… What is your favorite colorized Civil War photograph? What is your favorite original (black and white) Civil War photograph?

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Question of the Week: 3/8-3/14/21

Have you seen the animations of historical photographs that have been appearing on social media? Love them, hate them, or not sure?

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Question of the Week: 3/1-3/7/21

Last week we talked about high ground and it’s advantages, so let’s reverse it this week… In your opinion, what was the worst ground that Civil War troops fought through or attacked over?

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Question of the Week: 2/22-2/28/21

What’s your favorite piece of high ground that was significant during the Civil War?

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Question of the Week: 2/15-2/21/21

Historian Jack Hurst has called Fort Donelson (underway on this date in 1862) “the campaign that decided the war.” Do you agree or not? Why?

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