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The theme for ECW’s Virtual Symposium is The War in the East. What do you think was the most decisive event in the eastern theater of the Civil War?
This feels like a season of innovation, especially at ECW as we’re getting ready for a Virtual Symposium this year. What’s your favorite innovation from the Civil War?
Do you have a favorite account about an escape on the Underground Railroad?
Which officer do you think was most influenced by his experience at First Bull Run/Manassas? How did that experience shape his Civil War future?
Let’s start the week with some cartography… What’s your favorite historic Civil War map—meaning one used during the war or created by veterans?
Last week the question was exclusive to Gettysburg, so let’s add a twist this week: For the entire war, what piece of high ground was the most significant? Why?
Let’s talk about high ground at Gettysburg… Which hill, ridge, or knoll do you think was the most important? Why?
It’s been a while since we’ve asked this question… What’s your favorite Civil War era song?
Last week’s question featured the Gettysburg Campaign, and we’re also in the Vicksburg Campaign/Siege season, so… In your opinion, what’s the key event of the Vicksburg campaign before July 4th?
We often talk about the importance of “walking the ground” of Civil War battlefields. What’s your favorite “aha moment” that you’ve had while exploring Civil War topography?