Week In Review: April 22-28, 2019

It’s time for the grand review of the week at Emerging Civil War.

You’ll find a variety of articles this week from studies on John Pope and Counter-Insurgency, to history of a statue, discussion of slavery, birthday wishes for General Grant, and much more!

Monday, April 22:

Question of the Week focuses on the Seven Days Battles.

Kristen Pawlak shared Part 1 of her research on John Pope and Counter-Insurgency.

Chris Mackowski wrote about his visit to Henry Clay’s gravesite with comparisons to John Calhoun’s final resting place.

Tuesday, April 23:

We’ve rounded up additional resources for Part 1 of Chancellorsville on the ECW Podcast.

Kristen Pawlak published Part 2 on John Pope and Counter-Insurgency.

Ryan Quint shared the exciting news about George McClellan’s papers.

Wednesday, April 24:

Symposium Spotlight: We’ll hear about Dranesville at the ECW Symposium this August. Here’s the preview…

Steve Davis shared about “The Ballad of Black Bess” and some liberties by a sculptor on a Civil War statue.

Thursday, April 25:

Meet Katelyn Brown, an Emerging Scholar, who has been doing research on historical graffiti.

Frank Jastrzembski wrote about General Philip St. George Cocke and his tragic suicide after war time difficulties.

The ECW Newsletter for the end of April 2019 is now available!

Friday, April 26:

Steward Henderson addressed the question “What Was So Wrong With Slavery?”

Guest author Joe Mieczkowski wrote the ECW Weekender about the last battle site in Columbus, Georgia.

Saturday, April 27:

Saving History Saturday celebrated the new statue of General U.S. Grant unveiled at West Point.

Chris Mackowski wished General Grant a very happy birthday and shared details about some memorials and Grant’s birthplace.

Sunday, April 28:

Meet Emerging Scholar Ben Davidson and read about his research on children during the Civil War.

About Sarah Kay Bierle

I’m Sarah Kay Bierle, historian, editor, and historical fiction writer. When sharing history, I try to keep the facts interesting and understandable. History is about real people, real actions, real effects and it should inspire us today.
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