Week In Review: January 27 – February 3, 2019

Enjoy the Superbowl Game this afternoon! And when you’re ready, here’s the week in review of all the posts on Emerging Civil War from the last seven days.

We’re excited to launch into February and feature posts spotlighting African American History connected to the Civil War era.

Sunday, January 27:

On Sunday evening, we shared the conclusion of the Primary Source series and a list of the posts in the series.

Monday, January 28:

Question of the Week looked at battles and campaigns in Tennessee.

Kevin Pawlak wrote about breastworks near Burnside’s Bridge at Antietam.

Tuesday, January 29:

Additional Resources are available for last week’s podcast about primary sources.

Guest author Michael Nelson shared about the history of Fort Monroe and her connection to the historic site.

Wednesday, January 30:

Symposium Spotlight: Chris Mackowski will be speaking at the 2019 ECW Symposium in August.

Chris Kolakowski revealed visits of the USS Mississippi to Japan.

The ECW Newsletter for January 2019 is now available. Check your inboxes or find the link in the blog post.

Thursday, January 31:

Chris Brown from Civil War Trails wrote about history to see in Chestertown, Maryland.

James Broomall wrote about some of his favorite primary sources and analyzed soldiers’ experiences during the Civil War.

There’s a new book available in the Emerging Civil War Series! Let’s learn about the Battle of Franklin…

Friday, February 1:

Reminder – February is Black History Month. Check out ECW’s plans and a quote by Frederick Douglass in this blog post.

ECW Weekender highlighted some upcoming events in Prince William County for Black History Month.

Saturday, February 2:

Preservation News focused on bipartisan efforts to support historic preservation.

Guest author Nathan Varnold wrote about the experiences of the 26th Michigan at the Battle of Spotsylvania.

Sarah Kay Bierle shared about Groundhog Day history with a Civil War angle…

Sunday, February 3:

This morning we shared a list of upcoming presentations for February and March.

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