We started the week with an interview about civilian studies and then headed into an almost “all military” focused set of days. You’ll find battle anniversary posts, details about commanders, and a focus on the fights within the Gettysburg Campaign.
Happy Father’s Day and enjoy the week in review…
Monday, June 10:
Question of the Week focused on primary sources from the Overland Campaign.
We featured an interview with Janet Whaley to learn about the Society for Women and The Civil War.
Tuesday, June 11:
It’s additional resources for the ECW Podcast “Civil War Mapping” to start off the morning…
Sean Michael Chick shared his research on Captain Emile Locoul and the Defense of St. James Parrish.
Trevilian Station’s battle anniversary seemed like a good occasion to go searching in the ECW Archives!
Wednesday, June 12:
Symposium Spotlight: Tell us about forgotten battles on your list and check out what we’re preparing presentations for.
Sarah Kay Bierle shared Part 2 of her mini-series on “Gettysburg Lieutenants” and the campaign.
Thursday, June 13:
Sarah Kay Bierle wrote about General Richard Ewell and the Second Battle of Winchester – Part 1.
Richmond newspapers reported on J.E.B. Stuart’s first ride around McClellan hours or days after it happened – giving an interesting perspective on the event.
Friday, June 14:
Sarah Kay Bierle added Part 2 of the discussion about Ewell and the Second Battle of Winchester.
ECW Weekender spotlighted cavalry fight sites from the Gettysburg Campaign that you can visit in Loudoun County, Virginia.
Saturday, June 15:
Saving History Saturday reported on a recent decision in Fredericksburg.
Sarah Kay Bierle highlighted three Union soldiers who received the medal of honor for their actions at the Second Battle of Winchester.
Sunday, June 16:
Happy Father’s Day! This morning we shared a few thoughts and a special photograph from Library of Congress’s collection.