We’ve completed the first full week of January 2020, and here on the blog, we’ve already announced a new book release and started a new blog series—both focusing the Civil War and Pop Culture. You’ll also find a variety of primary sources, notes on Round Tables, travel ideas to see history, and more…
Monday, January 6:
Question of the Week looked at the Emancipation Proclamation.
Sarah Kay Bierle posted a primary source about Russian naval officers touring a Federal camp during the winter of 1863-64.
Tuesday, January 7:
Mike Movius from the CWRT Congress focused on the work to reverse trends at Round Tables.
Chris Mackowski took a snowy walk at Catherine Furnace.
A new ECW Podcast episode is available, and Dave Powell talks about Federal leadership at Chickamauga.
Wednesday, January 8:
Symposium Spotlight: Dan Welch will be speaking at the 2020 Symposium.
Sarah Kay Bierle offered perspective about uncertain times through the lens of John C. Breckinridge’s experiences and writings.
Thursday, January 9:
Civil War Trails took us on a trip to Charleston, West Virginia.
Friday, January 10:
CW & Pop Culture: A new blog series began and there’s a new ECW book releasing!
ECW Weekender: Sarah Kay Bierle shared notes from a recent trip to Kennesaw Battlefield in Georgia.
Saturday, January 11:
Saving History Saturday: 50 Acres to be preserved at Cold Harbor.
CW & Pop Culture: Terry Rensel remembered the first airing of Ken Burns’ The Civil War and the impact it has had on interest and memory.
Sunday, January 12:
CW & Pop Culture: From the ECW Archives…Chris Kolakowski wrote about the Civil War and modern college football in 2014.