This week we’ve had another full schedule as the Artillery Series continues and we a special interview appeared on the blog.
Sunday, June 17:
Artillery: On Sunday evening we shared an article for the artillery series from the archives, explaining how shrapnel was invented.
Monday, June 18:
Artillery: Question of the Week focused on artillery’s role in battle outcomes.
Artillery: Doug Crenshaw shared about artillery at the Battle of Malvern Hill.
The interview series with Brian Swartz about Maine and the Civil War began.
Tuesday, June 19:
Artillery: Kevin Pawlak wrote about Lieutenant Parsons at the Battle of Perryville.
A quote from Sam Watkin’s account about wood-choppers and the Kennesaw Line.
Maine at War, Part 2 – the conversation with Brian Swartz continued.
Wednesday, June 20:
Symposium Spotlight featured Doug Crenshaw who will be speaking at this year’s event!
Artillery: We revealed the location of the cannon on the artillery series header.
Chris Mackowski presented another primary source quote related to Vicksburg for the 155th Anniversary.
Maine at War, Part 3 – the conversation with Brian Swartz continued.
Thursday, June 21:
Artillery: Meg Groeling collected some poetry and thoughts about Civil War artillery.
Maine at War, Part 4 – the final “minutes” of the conversation with Brian Swartz
Friday, June 22:
Artillery: From the ECW archives, we shared an article about the effects of a shell.
Saturday, June 23:
Artillery: Guest author Kristen Pawlak wrote about the Pulaski Battery at the Battle of Wilson’s Creek.
Sunday, June 24:
This morning Sarah Kay Bierle shared about finding an original artillery manual at a research library