Week In Review: January 7-13, 2019

Welcome back for another Week in Review! These last seven days there’s been a variety of posts on the blog, including several articles focusing on Civil War veterans after the war – a presidential election, roles later conflicts, and one famous general’s trip to Egypt.

Also, don’t miss the newest episode of the ECW Podcast which focuses on the Gettysburg Campaign…

Monday, January 7:

Question of the Week offered a chance to share bucket list goals for the new year.

Todd Arrington shared part one of his series on the 1880 Presidential Election.

Tuesday, January 8:

A new ECW Podcast is now available, discussing the Gettysburg Campaign!

Part two of Todd Arrington’s series about the 1880 Presidential Election posted on this afternoon.

Chris Kolakowski reflected on the legacy of a father and son.

Wednesday, January 9:

Symposium Spotlight: Chris Kolakowski will be speaking at the 2019 ECW Symposium.

Frank Jastrzembski wrote about collecting historic CDV photographs of Civil War generals.

Thursday, January 10:

Chris Kolakowski wrote about officers in the late 19th Century conflicts who had ties to the Civil War.

Friday, January 11:

Sarah Kay Bierle posted details about U.S. Grant’s trip to Egypt and his interest in ancient history.

Paige Gibbons Backus shared travel notes on the Wisconsin Veterans Museum for the ECW Weekender.

Saturday, January 12:

Preservation News focus on how the government shut-down is affecting Civil War battlefields and offered ideas to assist with protection and preservation during this challenging time.

Primary Sources: We’re kicking off a new series and taking a look at favorite accounts written during or after the war by its participants.

Sunday, January 13:

Primary Sources: Chris Kolakowski wrote about some of his favorite accounts and reflected on what makes a primary source valuable.

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