Welcome back for the grand review of the content calendar this last week! You’ll find some relevant and timely articles, along with several accounts of lesser-known officers and soldiers, a book review, and suggested museum for weekend (or week-day) touring.
Monday, September 23:
Question of the Week focused on battles in the Shenandoah Valley.
Chris Kolakowski offered historical perspective on Thomas Cook and his travel company.
Meg Groeling reviewed Searching For Black Confederates by Kevin Levin.
Tuesday, September 24:
Additional podcast resources are available for “Forgotten Battles.”
Sarah Kay Bierle wrote about Lt. Col. Pendleton and the battle of Fisher’s Hill, highlighting how his death affected his comrades and the Confederacy.
Wednesday, September 25:
Edward Alexander wrote about mapping the Tullahoma Campaign.
The C-SPAN feature of the ECW Symposium lecture on Dranesville has aired!
Thursday, September 26:
Sean Michael Chick shared about James de Berty Trudeau, a New Orlean artilleryman.
Civil War Times launched a question and answer series in their newest edition: Do We Still Care? The Civil War in Changing America and ECW is excited to collaborate and expand the discussion next week.
Friday, September 27:
Guest author Doug Ullman Jr. added his research on James Emerson, an artilleryman with the 1st Maine Heavy Artillery.
ECW Weekender highlighted the Virginia Museum of the Civil War in New Market, Virginia (Shenandoah Valley).
Saturday, September 28:
Saving History Saturday shared about efforts to preserve historic homes and how realtors and local governments have been getting involved.
Dan Welch posted about soldiers and casualties at Antietam.