Week In Review: January 6-12, 2020

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.

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