Tag Archives: Question of the Week

Question of the Week: 1/14-1/20/18

January 11 was a historic day in Civil War history and some of the happenings have a twist of irony: 1861 – Alabama seceded 1861 – South Carolina demanded Fort Sumter’s surrender; Major Anderson said no. 1864 – John B. … Continue reading

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Question of the Week: 1/7-1/13/18

It’s a new year…so what’s on your 2019 Civil War History bucket list?

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Question of the Week: 12/31/18-1/6/19

We’re almost to the end of the countdown for Emerging Civil War’s most popular posts of 2018, and we’d love to hear your opinion: Did you have a favorite post or series this year?

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Question of the Week: 12/24-12/30/18

It’s the season of fanciful wishes, so… If you could time-travel to spend Christmas or New Year’s at a Civil War camp or headquarters, who would you spend the holidays with? Why?

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Question of the Week: 12/17-12/23/18

We’ve been talking about the Battle of Fredericksburg a lot recently…so let’s give the Western Theater and campaigns in the deep South some attention. In your opinion, which winter battle/campaign in those regions was most important? Why?

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Question of the Week: 12/10-16/18

The anniversary of the Battle of Fredericksburg is coming up this week, and we’re going to try something slightly different for Questions of the Week. Share the best quote/observation about this battle (primary source or history book) in a comment … Continue reading

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Question of the Week: 12/3-12/9/18

In your opinion, what’s the “classic” Civil War Christmas story/account?

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Question of the Week: 11/26-12-2/18

Let’s talk about trenches and earthworks from the Civil War… Do you have a favorite place to study/see these remnants from the conflict? Have you been involved in any efforts to save these formations of history?

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Question of the Week: 11/19-11/25/18

Some of the ECW writers and editors have been talking about things they’re thankful for in the history field. So we’d like to know – what you thankful for? (A book, a person, a Civil War event, an ancestor – … Continue reading

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Question of the Week: 11/12-11/18/18

Let’s talk about archaeology studies on Civil War battlefields… Do you have a favorite artifact, story, or experience? Please note: Always know the rules and have proper authorization/permission before searching for artifacts! ECW does not encourage or condone illegal searching … Continue reading

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