Week In Review: April 15-21, 2019
Wishing you a blessed weekend to celebrate Passover, Easter, or just good times with family and friends!
It’s been an adventurous week on the blog. We started off with articles to inspire your summer travels, then headed into 1861 “marching off to war” history, and wrapped up with a full day of preservation discussions – along with other articles and topics along the way.
Enjoy the review…
Monday, April 15:
Question of the Week kicks off Mondays and this time it’s about the Peninsula Campaign.
Dave Powell took us on a photographic journey of his recent weekend discovery at Chickamauga.
Chris Brown with Civil War Trails revealed the places to visit in Huntington, West Virginia.
Tuesday, April 16:
There’s a new ECW Podcast…about the Battle of Chancellorsville and why this battle is the Army of Northern Virginia’s “high tide.”
Edward Alexander explored the details of a Medal of Honor citation and the breakthrough at Petersburg.
Sarah Kay Bierle shared about her bridge into new studies…in Western Theater history!
Wednesday, April 17:
Symposium Spotlight: And we’ll be hearing about the Battle of Williamsburg in August, but you can catch the preview details now.
Meg Groeling shared Part 1 of her series on going to war in 1861 with the Yankees.
Thursday, April 18:
Meet Ashleigh Lawrence-Sanders, one of the Emerging Scholars, and read about her studies on African American memory and the Civil War.
Meg Groeling published Part 2 of her series on going to war in 1861, focusing on happenings in the Confederacy.
Sarah Kay Bierle wrote about Paul Revere’s grandson who fought at Gettysburg.
Friday, April 19:
Meg Groeling detailed the homefront effects of going to war in 1861 in Part 3 (final installment) of her series.
ECW Weekender steps back into time on a visit to Trinity Episcopal Church in Staunton, Virginia – don’t miss the stained glass pictures showing an Easter scene…
Saturday, April 20:
Dr. Mike Stevens offered important remarks on battlefield preservation.
Saving History Saturday focused on historical preservation and natural disasters.
Meet Emerging Scholar Ashley Towle and read about her research on Decoration Day.
Sunday, April 21:
Sarah Kay Bierle rounded up LeRoy Gresham’s diary entries on Easter Sundays during the war and offers a few observations.