Have a wonderful holiday weekend, and be sure to follow along next week as we continue the discussion about letters, diaries, and newspapers from the Civil War era…
Monday, January 14:
Question of the Week invited opinions on the ironies or coincidences of the war.
Primary Sources: Eric Wittenberg shared about his favorite newspapers from the 1860’s.
Tuesday, January 15:
Additional resources for the ECW Podcast about the Gettysburg Campaign are now available.
Primary Sources: Sean Michael Chick reconsidered his views on one of his favorite primary sources and drew new conclusions about St. John Richardson Liddell.
Wednesday, January 16:
Symposium Spotlight: Steve T. Phan will be speaking at the 2019 ECW Symposium.
Primary Sources: Sarah Kay Bierle wrote about Cadet J.B. Stanard’s letters and how they offer insight to boyhood, cadetship, and the Civil War.
Thursday, January 17:
Primary Sources: Dan Welch researched and wrote about the creation of Confederate Military History.
Doug Crenshaw shared about his recent battlefield touring with friends and colleagues.
Friday, January 18:
Primary Sources: Bert Dunkerly gave perspective on the Confederate Veteran magazine and its publication of first hand accounts.
ECW Weekender offered a re-run of the tour notes for White Oak Museum and Stafford Research Center.
Saturday, January 19:
Preservation News offers good news from the state of Tennessee!
Primary Sources: Jon-Erik Gilot wrote about finding and using local newspapers for solid sources.
Sunday, January 20:
Primary Sources: This morning we shared about a memorable primary source – a soldier’s letter from just before First Bull Run.