Week In Review: July 8-14, 2019

It just might be a recording-breaking week for most number of posts in seven days at ECW – at least thus far in 2019. With Chris Mackowski live-blogging from American Battlefield Trust’s Teacher Institute and the usual sampling of historical articles, there’s lots to read.

Catch up or enjoy a quick review since we’ve gathered all those posts right here for you!

Monday, July 8:

Question of the Week focused on brigade leadership at Vicksburg.

Paige Gibbons Backus shared Part 2 of her research on Gettysburg’s aftermath.

Check out what our friend Brian Swartz has been writing on his Maine at War site.

Tuesday, July 9:

FREE ECW Podcast spotlighting the efforts of the Civil War Round Table Congress.

Robert Lee Hodge shared about a journey to Raccoon Ford and thoughts on battlefield preservation.

Ryan Quint wrote about the Battle of Monocacy for that fight’s anniversary.

Wednesday, July 10:

Symposium Spotlight: Which river ford is it? Taking a look at another lesser-known location…

Chris Kolakowski shared three points about Stones River and added his voice to encourage battlefield preservation.

Additional Podcast Resources for “Favorite Sites at Gettysburg” are available.

Thursday, July 11:

Chris Mackowski began “live blogging” from the American Battlefield Trust’s Teacher Institute!

Teacher Institute: Dan Davis spoke about South Campaign in the Revolutionary War.

Teacher Institute: It’s all about 1865 photography with Garry Adelman.

Sarah Kay Bierle wondered if she can “jine the cavalry” and gave a glimpse into her newest major research project.

Teacher Institute: Kris White answered the all-important question – “where was the Civil War won?”

Friday, July 12:

Teacher Institute: Can you define “east vs. west”?

Teacher Institute: Derek Maxfield explained Civil War prisons and humanitarian crises.

Teacher Institute: Bert Dunkerly focused on the War of 1812.

ECW Weekender: Save the Date for the Battle of Cool Spring event!

Teacher Institute: It’s about North Carolina during the Civil War…

Saturday, July 13:

Saving History Saturday shared the news about a new archaeological dig at a Union camp in New York.

Teacher Institute: Bias…and the educational room.

Sunday, July 14:

This morning news from the Teacher Institute focused on “naming the war.”

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