Week In Review: May 5-12, 2019

Sunday, May 5:

In the evening, we shared a re-cap of the videos and experiences at the re-opening of the American Civil War Museum in Richmond.

Monday, May 6:

Question of the Week focused on big battles in the months of May during the Civil War.

Edward Alexander wrote about Private William Perry’s experiences during Battle of the Wilderness.

Tuesday, May 7:

There’s a new ECW Podcast available and Sarah joins Chris and Dan for a discussion about the Battle of New Market.

Dwight Hughes shared some of his research on the CSS Virginia.

Wednesday, May 8:

Symposium Spotlight: Jericho Mill will be a featured presentation at the ECW Symposium in August 2019.

Sarah Kay Bierle wrote about Joseph Morrison – Stonewall Jackson’s brother-in-law.

Thursday, May 9:

Sean Michael Chick shared his interview with David Knox, focusing on some unique Civil War art.

Edward Alexander published a post detailing Sedgwick’s death and memory at Spotsylvania.

Friday, May 10:

Chris Kolakowski wrote about the Civil War’s ties to the completion of the Transcontinental Railroad.

ECW Weekender heads west with Chris Mackowski to the site of the Golden Spike and the completion of the all-important railroad.

Edward Alexander revealed a new map for the Battle of Spotsylvania!

Saturday, May 11:

Saving History Saturday focused on Vicksburg’s efforts to restore their storm-damaged battlefield monuments.

Kevin Pawlak wrote about “music on the earthworks” at Spotsylvania.

Sunday, May 12:

Happy Mother’s Day from Emerging Civil War and we’re celebrating with a Lincoln quote about the Union women.

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