March is really here, and this week you’ll find several posts for Women’s History Month – thoughts from ECW’s ladies and a couple historic articles. And, of course, there’s military history with Eric Wittenberg, a weekender with Dwight Hughes, and “extra, extra” with Civil War News.
Enjoy the week in the review and have a relaxing day…
Sunday, March 3:
In the evening, we shared the upcoming presentations on ECW members’ schedules! Will we see you soon?
Monday, March 4:
Question of the Week focused on Civil War nurses.
Julie Mujic shared about her career and her experiences in public history for ECW’s Women’s History Month spotlight.
Tuesday, March 5:
There’s a new ECW Podcast available, and Sarah, Dan, and Chris talk about women’s history and primary sources from the 1860’s.
Meet Stephanie Hagiwara from Civil War News and learn about her studies in Civil War photography.
Wednesday, March 6:
Symposium Spotlight: Come learn about Burnside’s Sand March, and there are a few details in this preview post…
Eric Wittenberg completed his series on evolving cavalry tactics during the Civil War with Part 8.
Thursday, March 7:
Sarah Kay Bierle shared Part 1 of Winchester women’s records of military history in March 1862 for Women’s History Month.
Meet Matthew Borowick from Civil War News and read about his efforts to support and grow Civil War Round Tables.
Friday, March 8:
Sarah Kay Bierle wrote Part 2, focusing on Winchester women and their unique way of recording military history details.
Dwight Hughes prepared the ECW Weekender, offering historical details and touring tips for Fortress Monroe – which overlooks the sight of the 1862 conflict between the ironclads.
Saturday, March 9:
Saving History Saturday: History saved and preserved in New York!
Kristen Pawlak shared about her experiences as a woman studying and sharing military history for ECW’s Women’s History Month.
Sunday, March 10:
This morning meet Joe Bilby from Civil War News and read about his studies on firearms and weaponry.