Week In Review: November 18-24, 2019

This week we featured Native American history connected to the Civil War as part of November’s Native American Heritage Month. We hope you enjoy these lesser-known accounts of military service.

Monday, November 18:

Question of the Week focused on earthworks.

Introducing the week’s series about Native Americans and the Civil War.

Tuesday, November 19:

ECW’s newest podcast highlights Andrew Johnson’s impeachment trial.

One the anniversary, we remembered Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address…

Sarah Kay Bierle wrote about the 1st Michigan Sharpshooters and spotlighted Company K which was comprised of Native Americans who volunteered.

Wednesday, November 20:

The 2020 ECW Symposium speakers have been announced.

Meg Groeling shared her interview with Jerilyn James Lee about the importance of the Civil War in history and memory.

The 2019 Symposium presentation on Fort Stevens airs next on CSPAN!

Thursday, November 21:

Kristen Pawlak wrote about Native Americans who fought for the Union in the Trans-Mississippi region.

Kris White added another post for his on-going “Gettysburg: Off The Beaten Path” series.

Chris Mackowski posted a video prepared at Fort Towson and Doaksville in Oklahoma for Native American Heritage Month.

Friday, November 22:

Kevin Pawlak wrote about Ely Parker, a Seneca leader who became a famous Union officer.

ECW Weekender highlighted the Native American and Civil War displays at Museum at Gateway Arch in St. Louis, Missouri.

Saturday, November 23:

Saving History Saturday shared the announcement about American Battlefield Trust’s Lighthizer Legacy Fund.

Meg Groeling reported on the West Coast Civil War Round Table Conference from earlier this month.

Chris Mackwoski added details from his trip to Gettysburg for Remembrance Weekend.

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