Week In Review: August 5-11, 2019

With historical posts, leadership analysis, a new podcast, touring notes, and a review of the Symposium weekend, it’s been a full week on the ECW blog. Check it out!

Monday, August 5:

Question of the Week offers a chance to brag about which “lesser known” sites you’ve visited.

Sean Michael Chick shared an account of Yellow Fever during the post-war years and a perspective on reconciliation and the medical field.

Tuesday, August 6:

The newest ECW podcast shares a conversation about Grant and Sherman’s friendship and military partnership.

Guest author JoAnna M. McDonald revealed what she’s writing for the blog in the next few weeks and some of her philosophy when approaching and writing military history.

Wednesday, August 7:

Chris Mackowski wrote about the Confederate Army of Tennessee and its commanders “inferiority complex.”

Bert Dunkerly posted about Atlanta’s “Eternal Flame of the Confederacy” with an angle on Civil War memory.

Guess what? The 2019-2020 Speaker Bureau is available. See who’s available to give presentations and what topics are available.

Thursday, August 8:

Chris Mackowski posted about John Logan and his role in the early Civil War Rights movement.

Looking for the site of Major John Pelham’s mortal wounding at Kelly’s Ford? Chris M. offers tour notes and photos for finding this remote site.

Announcing the ECW 2019 Book Award…

Friday, August 9:

Announcing the ECW 2019 Public Service Award…

ECW Weekender highlights the upcoming commemoration at Cedar Mountain this weekend in Culpeper County, Virginia.

Always wondered what the ECW Gang looks like? Well, we managed to snap a group photo of all the members at the 2019 Symposium.

Saturday, August 10:

Recapping the 2019 Symposium event and teasing details for a special announcement on Monday…

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