We’re adding voices to answer the question “do we still care about the Civil War?” and you’ll find members and guest authors discussing that topic this week and into the coming week. There’s also “heroic poetry”, a discussion of politics and war, a battlefield park in Knoxville, and a preservation victory at Gettysburg, along with other history-focused articles!
Monday, September 30:
Question of the Week asks why the Civil War is important to you?
Sarah Kay Bierle posted some “heroic poetry” about Union General Kearny.
Tuesday, October 1:
Eric Wittenberg addressed “do we still care about the Civil War?”
An introductory, set the stage post about wars and republics by guest author JoAnna McDonald.
Wednesday, October 2:
Dwight Hughes answered “do we still care about the Civil War?”
Guest author JoAnna McDonald wrote about Lincoln developing command structure during the Civil War and the troubles at the beginning of the conflict.
Edward Alexander shared about his experience mapping Dranesville.
Thursday, October 3:
Chris Kolakowski added perspective to the question: “do we still care about the Civil War?”
Guest author JoAnna McDonald shared about the later part of the Civil War, when Lincoln found his winning generals.
Jon-Erik’s presentation on the Battle of Philippi is now available on C-SPAN!
Friday, October 4:
Terry Rensel discussed “do we still care about the Civil War?”
ECW Weekender “took a walk” at High Ground Park in Knoxville, Tennessee.
Saturday, October 5:
Saving History Saturday shared the exciting news that Gettysburg’s Plank Farm has been preserved.
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