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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?
It’s Memorial Day and a day many of us traditionally visit cemeteries to leave flags, flowers, or just pause to remember… Is there a Civil War cemetery that has special meaning to you? Which one and why?
Let’s give those regimental or staff officers some attention this week… Who is your favorite Civil War officer who did not promote to general during his lifetime? Why?
We keep hearing that many folks are reading more this spring and building their library collections. What Civil War book[s] are you reading these days?
We had such great response last week with the question about brigades, let’s do regiments next. What’s your favorite Civil War regiment? Why?