ECW Week in Review June 19-25

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Our main focus this past week was the continuation of our series, “My Favorite Historical Person,” A number of our authors and a guest author contributed. You may click on the links below to read the articles. We are also a little over a month away from the 2017 Emerging Civil War Symposium and there are still spots available. You may click here to register.

Steward Henderson, guest author  Kristen Trout, Chris Mackowski,  Caroline Davis and Dan Davis contributed pieces for “My Favorite Historical Person.” Sarah Bierle offered reflections and the evolution of how we form our favorite historical figures.

Since last Sunday was Father’s Day, Sarah and Meg Groeling offered tributes to their dads.

Chris Mackowski was also “On Location” at Kennesaw Mountain.

Ryan Quint wrote a profile on an officer buried in the Fredericksburg National Cemetery, Warrington Roberts. Roberts served in the United States Colored Troops, was wounded at the Crater and after the war was an agent for the Freedman’s Bureau.

In observance of the 141st Anniversary of the Battle of the Little Bighorn, Dan Davis wrote a piece on the placement of the headstones on the battlefield.

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