ECW Week in Review May 20-27

We’ve had another busy week at Emerging Civil War. Our authors continue to produce great content as we approach Memorial Day and have an opportunity to ponder the sacrifices made for our freedoms. Due to recent weather, we were forced to reschedule our pop up tour for May 26 to July 22. You may sign up for the tour by making a donation here. Spaces also remain available for our August Symposium. You may register by clicking here. You may click on the links below to read each post.

Dan Vermilya, the author of the most recent release in the Emerging Civil War Series, That Field of Blood: The Battle of Antietam, September 17, 1862, was interviewed by ECW Correspondent Sean Youngs.

Speaking of books, our friend Don Pfanz held a book signing for his recent book, Where Valor Proudly Sleeps, on May 26 for the annual Luminaria at the Fredericksburg National Cemetery.

Chris Kolakowski shared news regarding a newly launched National Park Service website.

Caroline Davis shared a poem related to the death of Stonewall Jackson.

Edward Alexander discussed recent scholarship on the Petersburg Campaign.

Kevin Pawlak discussed the court martial of Alfred Ransom Courtney.

This week’s Symposium Spotlight focused on Rea Redd.

Chris Mackowski shared an image from Ellwood on the Wilderness battlefield.

Todd Arrington remembered Medal of Honor recipient William Carney.

Meg Groeling observed the anniversary of the death of Elmer Ellsworth.

Sarah Bierle shared an ECW Weekender from New Market, Virginia.

We also welcomed guest authors Andrew Miller and Dan Wambaugh.

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