Week In Review: November 25-December 1, 2019

We hope you’ve had a wonderful week of thanksgiving and hopefully a long holiday weekend! It’s been a full week on the blog with several battle anniversaries featured, biographical articles, insight for Civil War Thanksgivings, and more.

Sunday, November 24:

In the evening, Sarah Kay Bierle posted a book review for The Three Battles of Sand Creek.

Monday, November 25:

Question of the Week offered a concluding discussion for ECW’s focus on Native American Heritage Month.

Ryan Quint posted Part 1 about the life of George F. Griffin.

Tuesday, November 26:

Ryan Quint added Part 2 of the life of George F. Griffin.

Additional Resources for the podcast “Andrew Johnson’s Impeachment” are now available.

Chris Mackowski posted about the Mine Run Campaign and his trek to Germanna Ford.

Wednesday, November 27:

Symposium Spotlight: Meg Groeling will be speaking in 2020.

Meg Groeling posted some historical facts and trivia about cranberries for Thanksgiving.

Thursday, November 28:

Thanksgiving greetings from ECW!

Guest author JoAnna M. McDonald wrote about political strategy behind Thanksgiving.

Dwight Hughes added perspective on Lincoln’s 1863 proclamation.

Friday, November 29:

Kevin Pawlak shared about the collapse of Antietam’s middle bridge.

ECW Weekender spotlighted a discussion about “places we return” – those historical sites that seem to tug us back for return visits.

Saturday, November 30:

Saving History Saturday featured the news about a Civil War era cabin discovered in Arkansas and its possible connection to a battle.

Sarah Kay Bierle posted a video from a Civil War half-time show from a football game a few years back. Happy game day!

Sunday, December 1:

This morning marks an anniversary of the Battle of Franklin and we included links and the primary source description from Sam Watkins.

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