Tag Archives: Question of the Week

Question of the Week: July 16-22

In your opinion, what is the most overlooked part of Civil War history that needs to “emerge” into studies and discussions?

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Question of the Week: 7/9-7/15/18

Whether you’re reading on the battlefield, at the beach, or while staying cool at home, summer is great time to pick up a book! What Civil War book[s] are you currently reading?

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Question of the Week: 7/2-7/8/18

In your opinion, which general – Union or Confederate – made the most difference during the Battle of Gettysburg? Why?

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Question of the Week: 6/18-6/24/18

In your opinion, what are the top three Civil War battles where artillery made significant difference in the outcome?

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Question of the Week: 6/11-6/17/18

Do you have a favorite artillery commander from the Civil War? Tell us a little about him and why he’s your favorite!

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Question of the Week Feb. 4-10

With our new site deployment coming on a Monday, we decided to push our “Question of the Week” to Tuesday. February is Black History Month. Who is your favorite African-American to study from the Civil War era? What did he … Continue reading

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Question of the Week: 1/15-1/21/18

Today is the Martin Luther King, Jr., national holiday. One of the themes the National Park Service developed during the Civil War Sesquicentennial was “From Civil War to Civil Rights.” What Civil War/Civil Rights connections have you seen in your … Continue reading

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Question of the Week: 3/6-3/12/16

We happen to be spending a little time at the beginning of this week exploring the Seven Days battles in late June-early July 1862. Which of the Seven Days is most interesting to you? Why?

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Question of the Week: 11/7-11/13/16

What is your favorite late autumn battle, campaign, or other military movement to study? Note: “late autumn” refers to October, November, and the very beginning of December.

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Question of the Week: 7/25-7/31/16

Do you think a fad like “Pokémon Go” is helpful or harmful to historical sites? (“Pokémon Go” is a newly released mobile game where players go looking for Pokémon on their phone, but in real world locations. Many parks and … Continue reading

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