Week In Review: September 2-8, 2019

This week we’ve had a variety of posts, including a book review, 1865 account, navy history, artillery notes, travel suggestions, and preservation perspective during hurricane season.

There have been some major natural disasters this week, and as we look back on the ECW week, we also want send best wishes for safety to all our readers in affected areas. You’ve been in our thoughts. Stay safe!

Monday, September 2:

Question of the Week featured a question from a reader about Confederate politics and presidents.

Phill Greenwalt shared research about the saga of a valuable trunk in 1865.

Tuesday, September 3:

There’s a new ECW Podcast episode, focusing on the “rock star egos” of Confederate generals in the western theater.

Meg Groeling reviewed the new book Gettysburg: Kids Who Did The Impossible.

Check out what Brian Swartz has been writing about Maine in the Civil War.

Wednesday, September 4:

Dwight Hughes explored the history of the ram on navy vessels through the centuries.

Thursday, September 5:

Catch the latest news about the upcoming Civil War Symposium hosted by our event partner, the MacArthur Memorial.

Sarah Kay Bierle added notes on artillery organization.

Friday, September 6:

ECW Weekender takes a stop in Rogersville, Tennessee with Sarah Kay Bierle to see the historic district and explore some East TN history…

Saturday, September 7:

Saving History Saturday offered perspective on the natural disasters and preservation challenges.

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