Week In Review: June 17-23, 2019

Summer is officially here! And as usually, ECW had a busy week on the blog…

From the Gettysburg Campaign to the Atlanta Campaign to Petersburg to Hawaii and the Lincoln Presidential Library, let us take you on a “history journey” from our week’s “passport” to the past.

Monday, June 17:

Question of the Week explored summer reading lists!

Kevin Pawlak shared about the 1st Massachusetts Cavalry at the Battle of Aldie.

Chris Mackowski wrote about Grant’s train ride to Mt. McGregor.

Tuesday, June 18:

Sarah Kay Bierle focused on Chamberlain’s leadership letter prior to his fateful charge at Petersburg.

A new ECW Podcast – “The Atlanta Campaign” – is now available. Don’t miss this conversation with Chris Mackowski and Steve Davis…

Welcome to our newest ECW member: Robert Lee Hodge.

Wednesday, June 19:

Symposium Spotlight: Do you know about this battlefield? Take a guess and we’ll give you some clues.

Frank Jastrzembski wrote about a Civil War veteran who became a missionary in Hawaii, Brother Joseph Dutton.

Todd Arrington highlighted history of Juneteenth Day and its connections to the Civil War and beyond.

Thursday, June 20:

Save the date! Emerging Revolutionary War – our sister site – is hosting their first Symposium in September 2019.

Sarah Kay Bierle featured Part 3 of the Gettysburg Lieutenants mini-series.

Friday, June 21:

Kevin Pawlak shared about a horse who didn’t survive the Gettysburg Campaign.

We can all guess where Miss Bierle wants to be this weekend… She wrote about her walk in Keedysville, Maryland and the village’s Civil War history for the ECW Weekender.

Saturday, June 22:

Saving History Saturday spotlighted the exciting donation received by the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum.

Sunday, June 23:

This morning Chris Mackowski wrote about his visit to the final Confederate surrender site.

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