Tag Archives: Question of the Week

Question of the Week: 4/30-5/8/2016

What topics are you interested in seeing the Emerging Civil War Series cover in the future (i.e. leadership/personalities, social topics, armaments, etc…..)?

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Question of the Week: 4/25-5/1/2016

Which hill was most crucial to the Federal victory at Gettysburg and why (i.e. Culp’s Hill, Cemetery Hill, etc…)?

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Question of the Week: April 18-24, 2016

For this week’s Question of the Week, Phill Greenwalt asks: Do you think the Civil War was an “Irrepressible Conflict” or the product of “a Blundering Generation”?

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Question of the Week: April 11-17, 2016

This week’s Question of the Week comes from Ryan Quint, fresh off a spell at Hogwart’s: “If you could wave a magic wand and get rid of a single myth of the Civil War, what would it be?”

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Question of the Week: 4/4-4/10/16

Here’s another QotW from Phill Greenwalt: Lee supposedly said, “If he [Grant] gets there [James River] it will become a siege and then it will be a mere question of time.” Do you agree with this sentiment or did Lee … Continue reading

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Question of the Week: 3/28-4/3/16

This week, Phill Greenwalt asks, “Was Fitzhugh Lee a good cavalry commander or a product of nepotism?” The same could be asked of Rooney Lee, too.

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Question of the Week: 3/21-3/27/16

This week’s Question of the Week comes from Phill Greenwalt, who asks, “Is photography one of the chief reasons the Civil War is more studied and familiar than the American Revolution?”

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Question of the Week: 3/14-3/20/16

This week’s question comes from Phill Greenwalt: “Was the battle of Stones River more of a turning point than Gettysburg?”

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Question of the Week: 3/7-3/13/16

Where would you rank D.H. Hill in the pantheon of Confederate generals?

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Question of the Week: 2/29-3/6/16

This week’s Question of the Week comes from the chin-whiskered Dan Welch, who asks: Who had the best facial hair of the Civil War?

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