Tag Archives: Question of the Week

Question of the Week: 11/11-11/17/19

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

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Question of the Week: 11/4-11/10/19

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?

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Question of the Week: 10/28-11/3/19

Do you have a favorite Civil War regimental flag?

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Question of the Week: 10/21-10/27/19

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?

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Question of the Week: 10/14-10/20/19

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.)

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Question of the Week: 10/7-10/13/19

How far have you traveled to visit a historic site or research about the Civil War?

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Question of the Week: 9/30-10/06/19

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?

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Question of the Week: 9/23-9/29/19

In your opinion, what was the most important battle fought in the Shenandoah Valley? Why?

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Question of the Week: 9/16-9/22/19

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?

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Question of the Week: 9/9-9/15/19

In your opinion…in the western theater, what was the most Confederate raid into Northern states or territories? Why?

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