Week In Review: August 27-September 2

This week on the blog we featured another press release, focused on some history relating to the Battle of Second Bull Run (since the anniversary was this week), and shared some exciting posts about international politics, biographies, and monuments.

For your browsing convenience, here’s the complete list of posts from the past week:

Monday, August 27:

Question of the Week invited readers to share about favorite Civil War veterans.

Paige Gibbons Backus wrote about the limb pit at Manassas National Battlefield and what it reveals about Civil War medicine.

Press Release announcing the ECW Public History Service Award for D.P. Newton.

Tuesday, August 28:

Dwight Hughes focused on “international Rebels” and British interest in the American conflict.

From the ECW Archives – Phill Greenwalt’s history of General Ewell’s wounding at the Battle of Groveton.

Wednesday, August 29:

Chris Kolakowski shared about General Butler’s decision at Bermuda Hundred.

From the ECW Archvies – Chris Mackowski’s musings on why Second Manassas gets “forgotten.”

Thursday, August 30:

Sarah Kay Bierle wrote about Captain Hugh A. White’s life and death at Second Manassas.

Bert Dunkerly reported on Eastern Europe’s war memorials and memory dilemmas.

Chris Mackowski ensured that ECW had up-to-date weather reporting (and a beautiful photograph) from Chancellorsville Battlefield.

Friday, August 31:

Frank Jastrzembski shared his research about the life of Brig. Gen. James L. Kiernan.

ECW Weekender featured a re-run article about Ben Lomond Historic Site – an excellent place to visit near Manassas Battlefield.

Check your inbox! The ECW newsletter has been dispatched…

Saturday, September 1:

Preservation News shared an exciting announcement from South Carolina

Mark your calendars! Upcoming events for ECW speakers and authors.

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