Week In Review: November 5-11, 2018

This week offered more blog posts about Civil War Railroads as we concluded that special series, a new podcast, 2019 Symposium announcements, and more. Check out the complete list below.

It’s Veterans Day today, and the authors and editors at Emerging Civil War send a hearty and sincere “thank you” to all our readers and fans who have or are serving in the U.S. military. 

Monday:

Question of the Week invites you to share accounts about trains.

Railroads: Guest author Nathan Marzoli wrote about the arrival of the regiments by train in Washington D.C. at a critical moment in 1861.

Tuesday:

A new ECW Podcast “Gettysburg Civilians” is available to all subscribers!

Railroads: Ryan Quint points out the importance of the B&O Railroad during the Battle of Monocacy.

Chris Mackowksi shared some encouraging news about battlefield clean-up.

Wednesday:

Railroads: Paige Gibbons Backus detailed the experiences refugees and railroads.

2019 Symposium announcements…

Chris Mackowski is haunted by typos and shares some perspectives from his writing desk.

Thursday:

Steve Davis reported on Civil War News’ Book Issue and the published treasures features in that publication’s pages this month.

Railroads: Sarah Kay Bierle wrote about the Virginia & Tennessee Railroad reshaping an entire region.

Friday:

Railroads: Guest author Jon-Erik Gilot shared his research on Union troops, a journey by rail, and bridge building.

ECW Weekender (Railroads): Meg Groeling gave a glimpse into her recent visit to the California State Railroad Museum and it’s Civil War focused display.

Chris Mackowski found another reflective quote by Theodore Lyman.

Saturday:

Preservation News celebrates American Battlefield Trust’s victories at Appomattox.

Railroads: Concluding a series and sharing a list of all the Civil War Railroads blog posts featured in the last three weeks!

Remembering the life, friendship, and legacy of Kenny Rowlette…

Sunday:

This morning guest author Rob Wilson shared reflections on war, the Civil War, and World War I for Veterans Day (and the 100th anniversary of the ending of the Great War in Europe).

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