Tag Archives: Question of the Week

Question of the Week: 6/27-7/3/22

It’s a classic question, but it’s worth revisiting this time of year… In your opinion, which is the more significant turning point? Gettysburg. Vicksburg. Both. Or neither.

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Question of the Week: 6/20-6/26/22

Do you know of some unpublished primary sources that are historical treasures? Can you give us a little explanation or preview in the comments?

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Question of the Week: 6/13-6/19/2022

After being wounded at the battle of Gettysburg on July 2, 1863, Dan Sickles never returned to corps command, although he tried. On October 16, he presented himself to Meade and asked to be restored to command of the III … Continue reading

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Question of the Week: 6/6-6/12/22

Do you have a favorite historic site to visit/explore along the Gettysburg Campaign routes?

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Question of the Week: 5/30-6/5/22

What’s your favorite overview history book of the Civil War (can be single or multi-volume)? Why?

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Question of the Week: 5/23-5/29/22

The Confederacy had its pick of Southern cities to name its capital. In 1861, would you have chosen Richmond? If not, which other city would you have chosen?

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Question of the Week: 5/16-5/22/22

In your opinion which Gulf State (Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Florida) has the most interesting Civil War history? Why?

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Question of the Week: 5/9-5/15/22

We usually talk about THE BEST, but let’s change it up… In your opinion, who was THE WORST leader/officer during the Overland Campaign? Why?

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Question of the Week: 5/2-5/8/22

What is your favorite “What If” related to the Battle of Chancellorsville?

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Question of the Week: 4/25-5/1/22

The capture of New Orleans in April 1862 can be seen as a turning point in the Civil War. In your opinion what are the top three outcomes/events that make it a turning point?

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