Week in Review: February 4-10, 2019

It’s time for Week in Review, and it’s been a busy winter week on the ECW blog.

Find articles about cavalry tactics, post-war politics, and several accounts for Black History Month. There’s also a new ECW Podcast available; you won’t want to miss this one if you’re a western theater history buff!

Monday, February 4:

Question of the Week focused on Forts Henry and Donelson.

Black History: Check out ECW’s new Facebook banner and learn about the history of the photography with Todd Arrington.

Tuesday, February 5:

Looking back at Eric Wittenberg’s previous blog posts about cavalry tactics and how they changed with weapon technology. Getting ready for his continuous of the series…

There’s a new ECW Podcast! Dave Powell shares about leadership and important decisions at the Battle of Chickamauga.

Wednesday, February 6:

Symposium Spotlight: Drew Gruber will be speaking at ECW’s 2019 Symposium this coming August.

Black History: Meg Groeling shared about a man named Abraham who had a very startling and scary flight to freedom at Vicksburg.

Thursday, February 7:

Eric Wittenberg shared Part 4 of his study on changing cavalry tactics.

Sean Michael Chick wrote about post-war Louisiana politics, a Confederate veteran, and a serial killer.

Friday, February 8:

Lee White revealed how his fascination and studies on the Battle of Franklin led to the newest book in the Emerging Civil War Series.

Too cold to go outside? We’ve got suggestions for watching history in an educational marathon in the ECW Weekender

Saturday, February 9:

Preservation News announces the addition of fifty acres to battlefields in North Carolina.

Sunday, February 10:

Black History: Want to introduce children to the history of slavery and the Underground Railroad? Sarah Kay Bierle suggestions some exciting resources.

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