Week in Review: March 24-31, 2019

Who’s following and voting in the ECW Tournament of Books on Facebook? While the week’s action might be over there (with a few upsets in the predictions), there has still been plenty of content on the blog, including a few announcements. And you’ll find some articles for Women’s History Month – including details about a Confederate captain and a general’s daughter.

Here’s the Week in Review from Emerging Civil War…

Sunday, March 24:

In the evening, we announced the tournament of books, including the line up and how to play.

Monday, March 25:

Question of the Week invited you to share about favorite and influential speeches from the Civil War era.

Bert Dunkerly wrote about the explosion at Brown’s Island, spotlighting the tragedy and how it affected civilians.

Chris Mackowski shared about recent experience for National Medal of Honor Day.

Tuesday, March 26:

Additional Resources are now available for the Podcast “The Forgotten Fall, Part 2”

Sarah Kay Bierle posted a photographic essay for Women’s History Month.

Wednesday, March 27:

Symposium Spotlight: The Tullahoma Campaign is going to get some attention in August at the 2019 ECW Symposium!

Sean Michael Chick wrote about General Beauregard’s daughter and granddaughters for Women’s History Month.

The ECW newsletter is now available. Check your inboxes! (It includes a wedding announcement…)

Thursday, March 28:

Paige Gibbons Backus shared about Sally L. Tompkins, a Confederate nurse for Women’s History Month.

We’re introducing “Emerging Scholars” – one of ECW’s latest partnerships.

Friday, March 29:

Sarah Kay Bierle shared about her interest in history and some reflections about the past and how it affects her work in the history field. (Women’s History Month)

Phill Greenwalt wrote the ECW Weekender and took us on a tour at Fort Clinch.

Saturday, March 30:

Saving History Saturday reminded us to make plans for American Battlefield Trust’s nation-wide Park Day on the first weekend of April!

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